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Trade truce provides time for Beijing to stabilise

Trade truce provides time for Beijing to stabilise

December 4, 2018
As the US economy slows down, China...
Recessions and bear markets: close relations but not twins

Recessions and bear markets: close relations but not twins

November 27, 2018
Equities have come under pressure even though...
A weakening Europe will not be the global growth locomotive

A weakening Europe will not be the global growth locomotive

November 20, 2018
Eurozone returns to ‘old normal’ after last...
No boom, no bust in US housing

No boom, no bust in US housing

November 13, 2018
Higher mortgage rates will not cause a...
Global slowdown begins to look more troublesome

Global slowdown begins to look more troublesome

November 6, 2018
October’s collapse in equities may reflect weaker...
Has the market fallen out of love with Donald Trump?

Has the market fallen out of love with Donald Trump?

October 30, 2018
The post-election bull market is changing at...
Austerity, Brexit and the Bank of England

Austerity, Brexit and the Bank of England

October 24, 2018
A no-deal departure from the EU would...
Fed communication glitch triggers market turbulence

Fed communication glitch triggers market turbulence

October 16, 2018
The US economy is healthy but expensive...
Stronger-for-longer American economy spooks bond investors

Stronger-for-longer American economy spooks bond investors

October 9, 2018
Nowcasts more robust than elsewhere as Powell...
Hard questions on a second Brexit referendum

Hard questions on a second Brexit referendum

October 2, 2018
Labour has shifted its view on a...
Why investors should worry about rising wages

Why investors should worry about rising wages

September 25, 2018
Low wage inflation fuelled the bull market...
Can macro policy easing still rescue China?

Can macro policy easing still rescue China?

September 18, 2018
Assets have slumped on misplaced fears that...