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.
UK chancellor sees (dim) light at end of tunnel
Quickview: There was some cautiously positive news in the chancellor's Spring Statement, but he did not mention that the UK is currently the weakest …
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 summ…
Italian election yields a bitter stalemate
Quickview: Protest and populist parties make large gains, raising the risk of a possible debt crisis, but an Italian exit from the euro or EU remains…