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18JUN 2018

Can the UK economy cope with sustained house price falls?

Brexit has been blamed for undermining property demand. If momentum builds, house price falls may be hard to reverse, says economist Azad Zangana

2018

JUNE

07JUN 2018

Economics

Why we're downgrading our global growth predictions

It’s the first time we have lowered our expectations for global growth since 2016. Here are the reasons why.

MAY

15MAY 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in May 2018

We look at the potential trade war between China and the US, who else could be affected and what the likely outcome might be.

10MAY 2018

Economics

Bank of England pauses hikes, awaiting more clarity

The market now shares our view that the next UK rate rise will be in November.

04MAY 2018

Economics

US employment report signals the economy has peaked at a high level

Quickview: Recent data confirm the US is late in the cycle and we maintain our forecast for a total of four interest rate hikes this year.

03MAY 2018

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise in May?

Forecasts for rates have suddenly shifted. We put five pressing questions about the future of monetary policy to senior economist Azad Zangana.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Is this the end of the eurozone recovery?

Quickview: Eurozone GDP growth slows, but adverse weather is probably to blame.

02MAY 2018

Economics

Trade wars: what do they mean for the global economy?

Trade tensions are rising between the US and China, with both sides having announced tariffs on certain imports from the other. We look at how this could impact the global economy.