Economic Updates

Keep up to date on the global economy and its impact on markets.

Facing facts of a creeping contraction

Facing facts of a creeping contraction

Q4 2019 | Capital Markets Outlook

As late-cycle signals grow louder, it's time for tactical caution across asset classes.

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Bond rally reflects economic uncertainty

Q4 2019 | Fixed Income Outlook

Global growth has cooled in 2019 as trade conflicts have taken a toll on international manufacturing, investments, and financial markets.

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A market of mixed messages

Q4 2019 | Equity Outlook

We enter the final quarter of the year with a somewhat puzzling backdrop for equity investors.

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Global economic update  |  November 11

Highlights of the past week, from central bank policies to trade and currency trends.

Central bank policy

U.K.: The Bank of England held rates steady.

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