Concise coverage of economic events that affect your business
Each week, our analysts provide their insights into the latest economic and financial events and policy changes in the world’s major industrial and emerging markets. Crucially, these weekly economic briefings assess how recent developments fit into our expectations for economic trends and policy changes and give you snapshots of the latest data as well as upcoming market events. Available over the web, with full archives, our weekly briefings cover four key areas of the world: the US, the UK, the Eurozone, Emerging Markets.
What the service includes
The US Economic Briefing assesses the latest economic and financial developments and their implications. It also highlights economic data and events slated for the upcoming week. In-depth articles have covered such issues as the recovery in world capital flows, the Fed’s current policy stance and forecasts for the euro/US dollar exchange rate.
The Eurozone Economic Briefing covers the week’s key economic and financial events and their ramifications. It provides recent and forthcoming indicators, reviewing Eurozone-wide releases and those in individual member countries. Topics have included the banking-sector crisis and member countries likely to be winners and losers in the future.
The UK Economic Briefing analyses the latest economic indicators and their implications. It includes a useful Credit Crunch Watch and calendar of upcoming economic events. Recent articles have covered such topics as what the recession will mean for key UK industries and regions, prospects for housing prices, and how a possible swine-flu epidemic would affect the world economy.
The Emerging Markets Economic Briefing examines the key data releases from emerging markets. It flags major monetary-policy decisions of the past week, as well as short-term policy expectations. Articles have covered the recovery in capital flows to emerging markets and the consequent rise in exchange rates, the beneficiaries of the recovery in Chinese imports, and the severe difficulties in Central and Eastern Europe.