September 30, 2017
Venezuela is currently in a self-declared state of economic emergency. Inflation is forecast to reach some 480% by the end of 2016, remaining high in the near to mid term. As a result, when Venezuela is viewed in our data as part of current terms (ie with inflation) regional or global forecasts, hyperinflation and the […]
January 11, 2016
The global economy is facing significant challenges, and this situation will continue into 2016. Slumping oil prices, Chinese slowdown, and geopolitical tensions will have significant economic consequences. However, developed economies are strengthening, and taking back the wheel of the global economy. We have identified the top three global macroeconomic trends to watch for in 2016.
November 10, 2014
As 2014 marches on to its conclusion, thoughts are already turning to the economic outlook for next year. Risks to the outlook have increased throughout this year, but as expected back in January, developed economies taken as whole have seen their growth strengthen, whilst emerging and developing economies taken as a whole have seen their […]
October 13, 2014
Brazil entered technical recession in the second quarter of this year but with Aécio Neves, seen as the more business-friendly of the candidates, coming an unexpected second in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election; hopes are high that the country can regain its mojo if he builds on his success into the second round. […]
September 22, 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa’s five largest economies: Nigeria, South Africa, Angola, Ethiopia and Ghana accounted for 41% of the region’s population and 71% of its GDP in 2013. Four of the five, with the exception of South Africa, are forecast to experience strong economic growth in the coming years. Download Data Highlights Now Nigeria Nigeria is seeing […]
August 30, 2014
Japan deserves special attention on a number of counts: it has experienced the longest post-bubble stagnation among the developed countries; it has suffered from the most persistent deflationary pressures and some of the most adverse demographic changes; it has world’s largest and still fast-growing public debt; and it recently launched a quantitative easing programme unparalleled […]

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