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Canada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Q2 economic rebound will mask deteriorating fundamentalsUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Economy shrugging off winter malaiseEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Russia’s economy appears to have contracted in Q1China Economics > China Economics Update — A broad RRR cut is unlikely to come soonEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Ukraine crisis having limited impact on EMsEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Central Europe recovers as Russia strugglesAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — IMF’s new growth forecasts underscore growing vulnerabilitiesChina Economics > China Economics Update — Fears of a hard-landing overdoneEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — France’s reform effort inches forwardCanada Economics > Canada Chart Book — Canadian oil no longer selling at a discount
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — North Africa: A potential manufacturing hub?European Economics > European Economics Update — Austria’s recovery still faces obstaclesChina Economics > China Economics Focus — A Chinese hard landing: Which Asian countries are most at risk?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Focus — A Chinese hard landing: Which Asian countries are most at risk?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Exports cannot offset Thailand’s domestic demand weaknessUK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Is the pay squeeze finally over?Global Economics > Global Economic Outlook — West to outperform EastGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Russia would be the main casualty of a “gas war”European Economics > European Economics Update — ECB belatedly waking up to deflation dangersLatin America Economics > Latin America Watch — External vulnerabilities mean weak growth, not crisis
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi growth picks up in Q1 on rebound in oil sectorEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Singapore's economy set for solid growth in 2014Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Indian manufacturing struggling for momentumCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Bank of Canada stuck between a rock and a hard placeJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — How much spare capacity is left?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Four risks to watch out for in Emerging AsiaEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Watch — Fiscal stimulus alone won’t revive Russia’s economyEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Deflation dangers persistEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM export growth still sluggishUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Update — Many parts of the South struggle to match average UK growth rates
Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economic Outlook — Domestic challenges coming into focusUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Update — Liverpool leads UK cities in terms of productivity gainsAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Focus — A look back at Zuma’s first termLatin America Economics > Latin America Focus — Pacific Alliance: Trading up?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Isolated incident won't derail Malaysia-China economic tiesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Where and why we differ from the IMFAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — The regional implications of Nigeria’s GDP revisionsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Picking apart the prospects for “frontier markets”Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — The economic implications of Ukraine’s IMF dealJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Economy Watchers Survey (Mar.)
Canada Economics > Canada Economics Update — Business confidence improves amidst uncertain outlookAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — GDP revisions push Nigeria to top of the pile in AfricaEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Is Jokowi the man to get Indonesia back on track?This article appears in multiple services — Productivity cloud should lift in timeUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — Regional performance has converged as the recovery has spreadGlobal Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — US rebounds but China and Japan slowingThis article appears in multiple services — Falling inflation enhances recovery prospectsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Algerian elections unlikely to herald major reformsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — Focus shifts to home-grown vulnerabilitiesChina Economics > China Economics Update — Rehashed spending commitments don’t equal stimulus
European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Retail Sales (Feb.) & Final PMIs (Mar.)European Economics > European Chart Book — Euro-zone recovery gradually building momentumEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing recovery faltersGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Global manufacturing growing steadilyEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Russia’s recovery in late 2013 has now fizzled outEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Unemployment (Feb.) & Final Manu. PMI (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — CIPS Report on Manuf. (Mar.) & FPC Record (Mar.)European Economics > European Economics Update — Cyprus: one year onEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Australian rates to stay on hold for a while yetJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q1)
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — North African economies accelerate, but clouds on the outlookUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Update — While UK R&D spending fell in 2012, London built on its strengthsLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Colombia Election Watch – Next president must be a reformerCanada Economics > Canada Data Response — GDP by Industry (Jan.)European Economics > European Economics Focus — Is France resolving its problems?China Economics > China Watch — Policymakers signal preference for “fine-tuning” over stimulusEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — AK party’s support may suffer from weakening growthJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Industrial Production (Feb.) & Manufacturing PMI (Mar.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Lacklustre Q1 growth to keep the pressure on the ECBLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Argentina: Rocky road to elections despite better data
European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone EC Survey (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — National Accounts & Balance of Payments (Q4)US Housing > The US Housing Market Analyst — Housing is at a crossroadMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — MENA equities continue to outperformGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — A selection of our non-consensus callsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — BRIC economies continue to underperformLatin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — A Slow start to 2014Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Crisis in Crimea takes its toll on RussiaEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Asia's consumer sector is picking upUS Economics > US Chart Book — Threat from twin deficits quietly fades
European Economics > European Data Response — German Ifo Survey (Mar.)Global Economics > Global Economics Update — Further slowdown in China, but recovery in US and euro-zoneEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Markets Monitor — Russian markets suffer as Ukraine crisis deepensLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Currency sell-off sees Colombia overtake ArgentinaEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Financial Risk Monitor — Venezuela and Thailand still the most at riskEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Focus — Can the Philippines become a manufacturing powerhouse?China Economics > China Data Response — HSBC/Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI (Mar.)Canada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Demographics to weigh on economic growth and interest ratesEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Is Emerging Asia about to run into structural constraints?This article appears in multiple services — Ukraine crisis is a far bigger threat to Russia than the West
Latin America Economics > Latin America Economic Outlook — Growth to stay weak as commodity boom endsEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Optimism over India’s elections may be misplacedChina Economics > China Activity Monitor — China’s growth slowing to 7.5% in Q1Latin America Economics > Latin America Update — Colombia: strong growth in Q4, but weakness to comeEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Belgian recovery unlikely to gather much more paceEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Focus — Five reasons why Poland will shineMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Regional growth picking upEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Has Australia already turned a corner?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — New Zealand’s outlook still healthy, despite Q4 slowdownEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — China fears resurface
Africa Economics > Africa Watch — Regional vulnerabilities rising, but differentiation is neededEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Is Spain's recovery building momentum?Canada Economics > Canada Data Response — Survey of Manufacturing (Jan.)Latin America Economics > Latin America Update — Chile: slowdown here to stayEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW Survey (Mar.) & Euro-zone Trade (Jan.)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Is bank lending a reliable gauge of Japan's economy?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Dubai’s debt still a concern despite government dealEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Sri Lanka’s growth outlook remains strongCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Idle industrial capacity likely to grow furtherEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — A primer on frontier markets
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Nigeria set to be confirmed as Africa’s largest economyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China fears resurfaceLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Structural change in China: who is most vulnerable?Global Economics > Global Economics Update — China concerns still look exaggeratedChina Economics > China Economics Update — Premier Li shrugs off slowdown concernsCanada Economics > Canada Chart Book — Lower Canadian dollar won't cure export bluesUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Update — Scotland’s fiscal position is less comfortable than hoped forEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economic Outlook — Ukraine crisis clouds outlook, but Central Europe recoveringLatin America Economics > Latin America Focus — Dilma’s first term in six chartsEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Portuguese GDP (Q4)
UK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Focus (Individual Cities & Regions) — Newcastle: growth hampered by remote locationEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Italian GDP (Q4)US Economics > US Economic Outlook — Economy will bounce back from weather disruptionMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Pick-up in Saudi economy driven by the oil sectorJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — GDP (Q4 Revised) & Current Account (Jan)US Economics > US Economics Weekly — ACA makes consumption look healthierJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — How vulnerable is Japan to geopolitical risks?This article appears in multiple services — What the crisis in Ukraine could mean for the rest of the worldUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — West Midlands looking good, and probably the South West tooEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Iceland GDP (Q4)
Africa Economics > Africa Outlook — Losing some shineLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Venezuela: Creaking current account points to defaultChina Economics > China Economics Update — What if growth falls below 7.5%?European Economics > European Economics Update — Light at the end of the tunnel for SloveniaEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Domestic demand joining the recoveryGlobal Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Still on course for steady recoveryEuropean Economics > European Chart Book — Euro-zone consumers yet to join the recoveryThis article appears in multiple services — Real pay squeeze continuing to easeEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Is Italy's recovery gaining momentum?Japan Economics > Japan Chart Book — The calm before the storm
European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone GDP (Q4), Final PMIs (Feb.) & Retail Sales (Jan.)This article appears in multiple services — CIPS/Markit Report on Services (Feb.)China Economics > China Economics Update — Initial thoughts on the National People’s CongressEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Australia’s economy set to slow in 2014European Economics > European Economics Focus — Does Portugal need more help?European Economics > European Economics Update — Does the Ukraine crisis threaten the European recovery?This article appears in multiple services — UK has only limited exposure to Ukraine crisisGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Global manufacturing growth steady in FebruaryChina Economics > China Watch — Three things to watch at the National People’s CongressEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Counting the economic costs of the Ukraine crisis for Russia