Economic Updates

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

Politics and protectionism may restrain economic momentum

Politics and protectionism may restrain economic momentum

Q3 2018 | Capital Markets Outlook

Trade war and tighter Fed policy put pressure on the global financial system.

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Interest rates and trade create headwinds

Q3 2018 | Fixed Income Outlook

While the outlook for global growth is favorable, challenges to fixed-income markets are increasing.

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Buybacks and M&A may fuel equities, but trade conflict is a key risk

Q3 2018 | Equity Outlook

Several trends could boost equity returns, but trade negotiations create market risk.

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Global economic update  |  September 17

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

Inflation/Deflation

U.S.: The CPI increased 0.2% and core CPI rose 0.1% in August.

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