Growth could be substantially down by the end of 2017—with the potential figures for 2018 scarier still
As a corruption scandal rumbles on, Brazil struggles to emerge from recession. Where's a commodity boom when you need one?
Warnings about rising debt have not gone down well with China's leaders. But without some drastic action a similar crash to the west's 2008 will become increasingly likely
George Magnus / May 22, 2017
Is the "Trump trade" toast? It remains to be seen whether scandal will prevent the president enacting his economic policies.
Labour’s plan to raise income tax on £80,000 earners doesn’t cut it
The US government believes that tax cuts will be self-funding. The evidence does not support this
George Magnus / April 24, 2017
“The household savings rate has already slumped, consumer credit and instalment debt are rising, employment levels look maxed out, and real incomes are flat or falling”
If the US president expects significant economic climb-downs this week, he’ll be disappointed