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2021 In 2 Minutes, 21 Seconds
From London to Singapore, New York to Amsterdam, economists look ahead to what we can expect next year.
US Jobs – Don’t Believe All The Hype
After hitting rock bottom in April, the economy has really rebounded in the United States and over the last two months, the US has created over 7.5 million jobs.
Covid-19, Deglobalisation And The Costs Companies Must Consider
Some might consider Covid-19 could be the catalyst for major deglobalisation. But ING's Raoul Leering says it's not as simple as that.
What Next For The Currency Market Roller Coaster?
It's been a torrid time for currencies amid the COVID-19 crisis. But we want to make two key points: 1, the dollar will hand back some of its gains as things return to normal. And 2, it's unlikely currencies will reclaim all of their recent losses.
Oil, Coronavirus And OPEC’s Next Move
The Covid-19 virus will have a bigger impact on oil markets than the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s.
Coronavirus: Markets And The Fear Factor
The economic impact of an epidemic like the coronavirus typically transmits through a four-letter f word, called fear which can have a substantial negative impact on the economy.
Britain’s Election Nightmare Scenario
Believe the polls and Boris Johnson is on course to win the UK election and that will be initially good for sterling if he gets his Brexit deal through. But don't discount the 'nightmare scenario' of a hung parliament.
How US GDP Is Routinely Understated
Gross Domestic Product consistently understates US economic growth by 0.75% and overstates inflation by 0.4%.
Two Key Market Implications Of The US-China FX War
USD/CNY has been allowed to trade above 7 for the first time since the Global Financial Crisis. ING's Chris Turner says there are two key market implications to watch for now
Don’t Get Carried Away By Fed Fever
The US Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates in the States by 25 basis points this Wednesday. The markets think we'll get four small cuts over the next 18 months.
Switzerland’s Brexit Warning
Switzerland and the European Union no longer have stock exchange 'equivalence'. And there could well be lessons here for the United Kingdom as it prepares to leave the EU.
The Real Problem With The US Jobs Market
The US jobs report's out on Friday and we're expecting some 170,000 posts to have been created in June. And we think the markets are misreading some of the signs, as James Knightley explains.
If There’s No US-China Trade Deal, Then What?
We're not expecting any breakthroughs at the G20 summit between Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. ING's James Knightley says things could then go in one of two directions.
FV China To Double Fiscal Stimulus
China finds itself in difficulty amid the trade war with the US. Its manufacturing sector is now weaker than during the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/09.
Sterling Could Rise 5% On Long Brexit Extension
With just weeks to go before the UK is due to leave the European Union, speculation is mounting that more time will be needed to reach an agreement.
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