Emerging Markets Economist
In this month's economic infographic we illustrate the threat to global growth posed by rising inflation and Trump's "America first" policies, as well as political risk in Europe.
Concerns about the impact of Brexit and President Donald Trump’s populist policies on growth have been swept aside and growth forecasts are now likely to be upgraded
In this month's infographic our economics team reflect on 2016, a year in which the underdogs bit back. They look at what 2016 will be remembered for and the lessons learned, and then look ahead to 2017 and the issues that will likely dominate investors' minds.
Preceded by lower-than-expected inflation earlier in the day, the decision by the Brazilian central bank to cut interest rates by 75 basis points (bps) instead of the 50 bps forecast was a surprise that had been a while in the making.
Political upheaval and the need for ongoing support from central banks dominated global economic headlines in 2016, but what lessons have we learnt and what can we expect in 2017?
In this month's economic infographic we look back at a tumultuous 2016 which began with inflation worries and ended with geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.
In this month's infographic we investigate global growth and the risks presented by a Trump presidency, how higher inflation could dent European growth and why emerging markets continue to push onwards and upwards.
In this month's infographic our economists investigate globalisation and ask is it in crisis? They look at whether China's problems are building and if deflation or inflation should be of greater concern to investors.