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10 August 2022 3 mins

The week in markets - 10 August 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. US labour market remains red hot in July The US continued to grow employment, adding over 500,000 jobs in July, more than double consensus forecasts. This increase...

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3 August 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 3 August 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. US Fed raises rates as economy contracts for the second quarter The US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised rates by 0.75%, the second such rise in two months....

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29 July 2022 < 1 min

Six minute strategy - 29 July 2022

The great tug of war between inflation and recession makes tracking the global economy today remarkably difficult. A spate of gloomy news –  from a contracting Chinese economy to further fallout from the war in Ukraine and the prospect of a mild recession in the US – presents...

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28 July 2022 3 mins

The week in markets - 28 July 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. UK inflation hits a new 40-year high The cost of living squeeze in the UK shows no signs of abating. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) continued to...

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