February 8th, 2016
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February 1st, 2016
All-in-all 2016 is set to be far from a stellar year for the BRICs. China’s troubles are sending shockwaves around the world; both Russia and Brazil are stuck in recession. India will be the group’s standout performer, and indeed will be the world’s fastest-growing, large emerging economy. All four need focus on an agenda […]
January 18th, 2016
We’re still in January, but the year so far has been characterised by fears for the strength of the global economy. Ironically, a lack of confidence itself is a serious risk to the global economy, which at its most extreme could lead to exactly what the doomsayers are proclaiming – a return to global financial […]
January 11th, 2016
Overall, emerging markets will strengthen in 2016, although this masks some striking differences. In fact “divergence” will be the watchword for these economies in 2016. Key emerging market risks include the impact of higher interest rates in the USA and the continuing China slowdown. For the first time, in 2016, more than one third […]
January 4th, 2016
2015 was a year when the global economy strengthened but (once more) at a disappointing pace. Divergence was a key word: the UK and the USA have been experiencing the strongest growth of the world’s major developed economies, whereas Japan and Italy continue to disappoint.
December 21st, 2015
With the global economy continuing to face headwinds in 2015, flow-on effects and fears surrounding the China slowdown look set to continue haunting the global economy in 2016.
December 16th, 2015
As expected, the Fed raised interest rates for the first time since 2006 today. The US economy has seen relatively robust growth this year and unemployment is at half its Q1 2010 peak. On the other hand inflation remains well below target, and global risks are on the downside. The move is likely to be […]
December 14th, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, we look back at some of our key insights this year. 2015 was a year when the global economy strengthened but (once more) at a disappointing pace. Divergence was a key word: the UK and the USA have been experiencing the strongest growth of the world’s major developed economies, whereas Japan and Italy continue […]
December 7th, 2015
With the recent Sustainable Development Goals and the on-going 2015 Paris Climate Conference (Cop21), sustainability is top of the agenda for consumer goods companies. Household names across the world including IKEA, Google, Philips and L’Oreal partnered or sponsored the Paris event. The anticipated outcome of the conference is a new international agreement to keep global […]
November 30th, 2015
The Commonwealth of Independent States is suffering from a series of crises – the war in Ukraine, deep recession in Russia and the fall in commodity prices – especially energy prices.