Housing downturns are well underway in many countries and house prices and activity generally have further to fall. Construction activity is already suffering as a result. While it is hard to detect any major adverse effect on household spending, this probably just reflects time lags. We continue to think that weak housing markets will contribute to the recessions that we expect in most major DMs this year.
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UK/Europe outlook (09:00 GMT/17:00 SGT)
US outlook (11:00 EST/16:00 GMT)
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