Economic Updates

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

Equities face skepticism over rates and trade

Equities face skepticism over rates and trade

Q4 2018 | Capital Markets Outlook

Economic strength is offset by trade risk, a flattening yield curve, and weakness in housing and autos

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Trade war and rising rates create headwinds for global economy

Q4 2018 | Fixed Income Outlook

The outlook for global economic growth is easing because of protectionist tariffs, weakness in emerging markets, and rising oil prices.

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Seeking opportunity in uncertainty

Q4 2018 | Equity Outlook

Despite risks of inflation and trade conflicts, opportunities exist for equity investors worldwide.

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Global economic update  |  November 12

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


U.S.: The Composite PMI Output rose to 54.9 in October from 53.9 in September.

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