Craig Botham

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Economics

14AUG 2018

Turkey trouble: what's behind it and what does it mean for emerging markets?

Our emerging markets economist shares his views on Turkey, where the lira has fallen sharply and raised concerns about broader market contagion.

2018

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.

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.

APRIL

05APR 2018

Economics

How China is positioning for slower growth

The Chinese authorities seem to have acknowledged that lower growth will be inevitable. We look at how they have increased their room for manoeuvre economically and politically.

MARCH

16MAR 2018

Economics

Russian election: how might Putin’s inevitable victory affect the economy?

For Russia the risk lies not in Sunday’s election, but what comes after.

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

FEBRUARY

02FEB 2018

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Duelling in Davos

This month we look at the prospects for trade and the dollar, the case for withdrawing extraordinary stimulus measures in Europe, and forthcoming elections in emerging markets.

JANUARY

19JAN 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in January 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the shift towards global reflation, the end of quantitative easing and whether political risk is set to return in 2018.