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25 Oct 2018
Swiss Re Institute
Growth of the Chinese economy remained solid at 6.7% in 2Q18, marginally lower than 1Q18 but the risk of a significant growth ...
29 Mar 2019
The Canadian economy hit a speed bump in 4Q18, with growth decelerating to just 0.4% annualized. Growth in earlier quarters of ...
07 Jul 2019
Though there was some de-escalation in trade threats since last month, uncertainties related to tariffs and trade restrictions ...
05 Apr 2019
The US economy continues to cool towards trend. According to the third estimate, real GDP advanced by 2.2% annualized in 4Q18, ...
08 Mar 2019
The US economy grew at a strong 2.9% pace in 2018, consistent with our forecast last year, primarily driven by increases in ...
19 Jun 2019
The year-end 2018 oil price slump and related oil production caps in Alberta dented Canadian economic growth, with real GDP ...
03 May 2019
According to the advance estimate, headline real GDP growth in 1Q19 was a solid 3.2% (qoq annualized). However, more than half of ...
07 Jun 2019
A number of trade war-related developments have taken a turn for the worse over the past month: the spat between US and China has ...
17 Jun 2019
Swiss Re Institute
Monthly updates on the global financial market risk landscape and outlook for the global and US economies. Also quarterly updates ...
22 May 2019
Recent data suggests Brazil's economic recovery disappointed in 1Q19; we expect accommodative monetary policy to support positive ...