35 years on
Sterling fell 0.7% to $1.38
Dropped to 2.5% in March
Japanese GDP is likely to expand an average 1.7% through March 2019. Growth should be about 1.6% in April through December this year, rising to 1.8% next January through March.
Governments around the world are performing a juggling act: trying to meet the demands for more government spending; keeping their taxes competitive, and avoiding their public debts spiralling out of control.
Japanese equity markets have been tested by global market volatility so far this year.
First Spring Statement
Inclusive Development Index
Several sectors 'subsumed' by tech growth
Growth of 1.8% over the year
On 70th anniversary of India's independence
MPC to meet next week
Despite Moody's downgrade
While angst over the longer-term implications of Brexit is still rising, there has also been hope the depreciation in the pound would have a more immediate beneficial impact on trade flows, writes Richard Jeffrey, chief economist at Cazenove Capital....
Quarterly forecast released
Could statisticians be wrong again?
Up 0.1% from Q1
Savings rate hits record low
Revised from 0.3% to 0.2%
Expects above target inflation for three years
Fall to 0.3% undershoots expectations
GDP growth to hit 2% in 2017
Comments from Legg Mason subsidiary ClearBridge