Amid growing concerns about possible threats to US growth, Keith Wade explains why he is confident that the country's economic recovery remains on track.
In a wide-ranging and interactive debate Peter Harrison, Head of Investment, and Azad Zangana, European Economist, gave their opinions on the global growth cycle, outlook for Europe and the implication of volatility for investors.
Brazil disappointed investors by returning incumbent Dilma Rousseff to the presidential office in Sunday’s vote. Hopes for reform to address Brazil’s structural economic problems have been dimmed, if not dashed.
The initial estimate for GDP growth shows a slowdown to 0.7% for the third quarter of the year, compared to 0.9% in the second quarter. However, 0.7% quarterly growth is only slightly below average growth since the start of 2013, and remains indicative of a robust economy.
Chinese GDP expanded 7.3% year on year in the third quarter, in line with our forecast but slower than the second quarter reading of 7.5%.
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The minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee meeting took a more dovish turn than markets had expected with the committee citing weakness in the rest of the world and the strength of the US dollar as a concern.
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