The Bank of England (BoE) held its base rate of interest unchanged at 0.5% at its meeting today.
We emerged with a cautious near-term view from our latest quarterly strategy meeting in early September. In our base case scenario, the global economy is expected to narrowly avoid recession and continue to grow, albeit much more slowly.
Like summers, economic expansions do not last forever. The US recovery is now the second longest on record. There is nothing to suggest it will end in the near future, so the broad prognosis for risk assets remains good. But we know that—like weather fore
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Currency movements based onbrexit's outcome.
Analysis of Japan's recent nation election. Positive market reaction also addressed.
Analysis of the Bank of Japan's aggressive new monetary policies designed to tame inflation down to 2%
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement