Starting with the global outlook, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are forecasting stable growth for the global economy in the next six to nine months.
A global look this week, focussing on China and the US.
Both the official manufacturing PMI, published by the National Bureau of Statistics, and the unofficial PMI, published by Markit/Caixin, evidenced improved output during August.
This week we focus on the German economy. According to the Centre for European Economic Research, the ‘ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany fell considerably by 7.5 points in August 2017 and now stands at 10.0 points. The indicator thus remains significantly below the long-term average of 23.8 points’.
The focus this week is on the slightly surprising UK inflation figures.
This week we focus on UK trade and the US Treasury budget.
The Dow Jones hit an all time high last week. Our focus this week though is on the UK and China.
As we hit the holiday season, this week we look at a slowing UK Gross Domestic Product and Japanese prices remaining subdued
This week we look at UK consumer prices and EU interest rates.
This week we focus on UK’s balance of payments and Chinese manufacturing.
This week we examine global business confidence and some US uncertainty.