German recession concerns
Investment Conundrums: Heartwood's Graham Bishop on recessionary warning signs and 'boiling frog' syndrome
Predicts US leading downturn in late 2019
Asian stockmarkets also down
Will converge with European and Japanese 10-year yields
Managers of the £385m Ruffer IT
'Shocking slump' into outright deflation
Latest ONS figures
Inevitable recession will wreak 'havoc'
Key indicators flashing red
Housing remains one of the brighter spots for the US economy. After enduring four years of depression, the housing industry began to recover in 2012 and now seems more like a tailwind than a headwind.
Recessions are unpleasant, but they are a part of the normal economic cycle and have an important role to play to ensure competitiveness and productivity remain strong, says Hector Kilpatrick, chief investment officer of Cornelian Asset Management.
Previously issued similar warning about China
William Ball, senior equity analyst at Sanlam Private Wealth, discusses the advantage of underappreciated companies during times of market uncertainty.
Monetary tools available
Last September, we estimated the chances of a US recession occurring in 2016 as one in three. This prediction was less bold than it sounds since recessions have occurred, on average, about once every five years in US history.
Stronger growth in industrialised economies
Said likelihood of recession is around 25%
Equities already entered a bear market
55% chance of global recession
Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has warned major economies are entering a recession that will be "remembered in a hundred years".
Vladimir Putin has said Russia could take as long as two years to recover from its burgeoning economic crisis.
Acknowledging that the forecasting consensus has missed many of the big stories of recent years, analysts at HSBC have attempted to outline the biggest potential risks for investors in 2015.
Japan's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the third quarter of 2014, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures.
It has been a turbulent couple of months for policy makers in Japan.