Growth still strong and valuations attractive
2019 marks the Year of the Pig
Strife ahead of Chinese New Year
Volatile GDP and government shutdown dominating US
Expanded 0.3% in the three months to November
Levies suspended - but how long will US-China detente last?
Affected by housing market
Far outweigh any gains from reduced EU contributions
Shorter duration required
Additional £2bn for Brexit preparations
UK deficit to reach lowest level in 20 years by 2023/24
After an unusually calm 2017, we have seen volatility return to equities across the globe, with many markets seeing growth moderate.
Impact of recent market correction
Stronger than analyst expectations
YoY growth revised downwards on poor Q1 weather
Trade disputes, dollar strength and extensive currency depreciation in Argentina and Turkey (both with large current account deficits) have weighed on emerging market (EM) sentiment in recent months.
Beat analysts' expectations
Finding opportunities in less well-known markets
Growth in retail and services
Argument against case for Thursday rate hike
Global economy losing momentum as policy risks rise
Knockout contest by measuring each country's growth forecast