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19 August 2022

Global economic outlook Q3 2022: on the precipice

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Global economic outlook Q3 2022: on the precipice

The global economy is on the precipice and the path to avoiding a global recession is narrow. Although challenges and risks are intensifying, we st...

21 November 2022

Global economic outlook Q4 2022: recession here, there but not everywhere

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Global economic outlook Q4 2022: recession here, there but not everywhere

The energy crisis, soaring inflation and aggressive monetary policy tightening are set to leave a mark on the global economy in 2023. Global GDP gr...

26 May 2022

Global economic outlook Q2 2022: war and inflation woes

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Global economic outlook Q2 2022: war and inflation woes

The Russia/Ukraine war, rising inflation and China’s Covid-19 resurgence are dragging on the global economic recovery. We still envisage a soft lan...

28 February 2022

Global economic outlook Q1 2022: soft landing

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Global economic outlook Q1 2022: soft landing

In this Insight, we outline the highlights and drivers of our macroeconomic outlook Q1 2022. The global economy is set for a soft landing in 2022 a...

17 December 2021

Global economic outlook Q4 2021: growth stutters

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Global economic outlook Q4 2021: growth stutters

After a stellar recovery this year, the global economy will slow in 2022. The consumption boom driven by pent-up savings and the reopening of econo...

24 August 2022

China economic focus August 2022: property recession

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China economic focus August 2022: property recession

China’s property market is in recession and could potentially develop into a systematic financial and economic crisis. However, we expect a managed...

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