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18 May 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 18 May 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. UK GDP and inflation data point to economic downturn UK gross domestic product (GDP) declined in March by 0.1% and inflation continued to surge, sparking concerns that...

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11 May 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 11 May 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. Stock markets turn bearish as Fed raises rates As expected, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) increased its base rate by 0.5% to a target range of 0.75%...

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5 May 2022 3 mins

The week in markets - 5 May 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. US economy contracts unexpectedly US gross domestic product (GDP) declined unexpectedly in the first quarter of 2022, its first drop since the onset of the pandemic almost...

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