Craig Botham

Emerging Markets Economist

MAY

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

19APR 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in April 2018

We look at the factors that could bring the current economic expansion phase to an end.

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.

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in February 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the forces driving the weaker US dollar, the prospects for continued global growth and what political risk could mean for emerging markets.

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.

02JAN 2018

Economics

Infographic: the economic story of 2017

In the first infographic of 2018 we review the themes that dominated the global economy over the last 12 months and provide an outlook for the year ahead.

2017

DECEMBER

19DEC 2017

Economics

Will the global economy continue to bounce back in 2018?

In this month's infographic, Schroders' economists revise up their global growth forecasts and provide their outlook for interest rates in 2018.

01DEC 2017

Economics

Brazilian GDP growth accelerates ahead of expectations

Quickview: Brazilian GDP growth accelerates to 1.4% in Q3 amid a pick-up in investment.