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Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Data Response — Russia Retail Sales, Investment & Ind. Prod. (Mar.)UK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Don’t underestimate the economy’s hidden slackEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — French tax breaks seem unlikely to revive investmentJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Feb.)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Re-shoring not as beneficial as widely thoughtChina Economics > China Economics Update — Outbound FDI won't eclipse inward FDI any time soonEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Recovery prospects clouded by GreeceUK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Inflation is dead, but should rise again before longCanada Economics > Canada Economics Update — Oil price slump will drag economy downUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Construction weakness due to seasonal adjustment failure
UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Current account cloud casting shadow over recoveryEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — AIIB – what is all the fuss about?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — In the footsteps of the Fed?Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q1)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Industrial Production (Feb.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Shifting sands: why the outlook for the BRICs is starting to divergeJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Why are firms borrowing more?China Economics > China Economics Focus — Outlook for China has actually brightenedIndia Economics > India Economics Focus — Is Mr Modi delivering on promises of reform?Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Chart Book — Investment outlook weakens
US Economics > US Chart Book — Slump in productivity growth could be pivotalUS Economics > US Data Response — Durable Goods (Feb.)Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Central Europe shaping up well at the start of 2015Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Exports take a turn for the worseCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Economy likely to struggle for longer than others expectMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What did we take away from Egypt’s investor conference?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Data Response — Russia Retail Sales, Investment & Ind. Prod. (Feb.)India Economics > India Economics Update — Remittance inflows set to remain strongAfrica Economics > Africa Outlook — A difficult year aheadEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW (Mar.) & Euro-zone Employment (Q4)
European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Now is the euro low enough?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — What to look out for from Egypt’s investor conferenceChina Economics > China Data Response — Activity & Spending (Jan. & Feb.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Jan.)Latin America Economics > Latin America Watch — China unlikely to write a blank cheque for Lat AmAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Was that it?This article appears in multiple services — Misery index on track for 50-year lowIndia Economics > India Economics Update — FY15/16 budget: Finance Ministry strikes a balancing actJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Capital Expenditure (Q4)US Economics > US Chart Book — Brief deflation won't hold up the Fed
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Inflation pressures easing across the MENA regionGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Investors shrug off risks from GreeceJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Feb.)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Update — What’s behind the slowdown in Japanese FDI into China?Latin America Economics > Latin America Update — Counting the cost of the Petrobras scandalEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW (Feb.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Time is running out for GreeceEuropean Commercial Property > Euro-zone Commercial Property Chart Book — Record-breaking quarter for euro-zone investmentCanada Economics > Canada Chart Book — Bank of Canada to cut interest rates againJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Dec.)
US Economics > US Economic Outlook — Recent market moves a net positive for GDP growthUK Economics > UK Economics Focus — Can the economic recovery maintain its pace?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Shifting dynamics in the tin tradeGlobal Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Global growth rate set to recoverEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Greek bank collapse would probably trigger “Grexit”US Economics > US Data Response — GDP (Q4 1st Estimate)US Economics > US Data Response — Durable Goods (Dec.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Jan.)China Economics > China Chart Book — Renminbi strength puts exporters under pressureMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt’s economy comes back into the spotlight
US Economics > US Chart Book — Consumer confidence soaringGlobal Economics > Global Economic Outlook — Oiling the wheelsEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Crisis 2.0?European Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW & Euro-zone Bank Lending Survey (Jan.)China Economics > China Data Response — Q4 GDP & December Activity DataJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Nov.)Canada Economics > Canada Economics Update — Collapse in oil prices point to stagnant investmentCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Slump in oil price spells danger for Canadian economyIndia Economics > India Watch — Cause for optimism in 2015Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Three political risks to watch out for in 2015
European Economics > European Economics Update — Could the ECB finance a euro-zone investment fund?China Economics > China Chart Book — Rate surge puts PBOC in a bindIndia Economics > India Chart Book — Reasons for optimism as 2014 endsEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Data Response — Russia Retail Sales, Investment & Ind. Prod. (Nov.)European Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW Survey (Dec.) & Euro-zone Trade (Oct.)US Economics > US Economic Outlook — Fed can't delay for much longerChina Economics > China Economics Update — China's GDP set for statistical boostJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q4)China Economics > China Data Response — Fixed investment, industrial output, retail sales (Nov.)US Economics > US Economics Update — Recovery not being driven by a new credit boom
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Oct.)European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone GDP Breakdown (Q3)India Economics > India Economics Update — Easing FDI restrictions are a small step in the right directionUK Economics > UK Economics Focus — Autumn Statement 2014: Staying the courseJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Capital Expenditure (Q3)This article appears in multiple services — GDP Second Estimate (Q3)US Economics > US Chart Book — Slump in gasoline prices an unexpected boonEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Data Response — Russia Retail Sales, Investment & Ind. Prod. (Oct.)European Economics > European Economics Update — Juncker’s investment plan is unlikely to amount to muchEuropean Economics > European Economics Focus — Will lower oil prices end Norway’s long boom?
European Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW Survey (Nov.)China Economics > China Data Response — Fixed investment, industrial output, retail sales (Oct.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Sep.)Canada Economics > Canada Economic Outlook — Lower oil price adds to risksUS Economics > US Chart Book — Drop in jobless claims illustrates labour market strengthEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Two sides to Russia’s investment challengeEuropean Economics > European Economics Focus — How bad is Belgium’s competitiveness problem?US Economics > US Economics Update — Small businesses struggle in SeptemberCanada Economics > Canada Economics Update — Business confidence still short of the markJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Aug.)
China Economics > China Watch — Property to remain a drag despite looser mortgage controlsJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q3)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt’s economy shifts up a gearThis article appears in multiple services — National Accounts & Balance of Payments (Q2)This article appears in multiple services — Take fiscal pledges with a pinch of saltUS Economics > US Chart Book — Core inflation will bounce backEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Russia’s economy continues to stagnateEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW Survey (Sep.) & Euro-zone Labour Costs (Q2)US Economics > US Economics Weekly — Rising dollar reflects economic strengthEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Limited room for growth-friendly fiscal policies
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Jul.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Capital Expenditure (Q2)China Economics > China Watch — On the cusp of another slowdown?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Dubai's GREs slowly tackling their debt problemsUS Economics > US Chart Book — A stronger and more widespread recoveryJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Aug.)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — How much of a threat is “hollowing out”?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — CEE recovery loses steamChina Economics > China Chart Book — Constraints on banks, not demand, behind loan slumpJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (Jun.)
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — GDP (Q2 Preliminary)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Is the recovery from the sales tax hike already over?Latin America Economics > Latin America Focus — Brazil Election Watch: A blueprint for reformChina Economics > China Markets Monitor — Shanghai equities on a tearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — North Africa getting back on its feetEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Property price worries prompt rate hikesChina Economics > China Data Response — Balance of Payments (Q2)Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Interest rates heading in opposite directionsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Signs of recovery in North AfricaUS Economics > US Chart Book — Widening trade deficit due to strong domestic demand
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Jul.)US Economics > US Data Response — Durable Goods (Jun.)US Economics > US Economics Weekly — Business investment reboundsChina Economics > China Chart Book — Mixed ownership no guarantee of stronger performanceJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Don't write off the recovery in business investmentChina Economics > China Economics Update — Q2 growth edges up on policy fine-tuningEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW Survey (Jul.)Global Economics > Global Economic Outlook — Getting back to normalJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Machinery Orders (May) & Consumer Confidence (Jun.)European Economics > European Economic Outlook — As good as it gets?
Global Economics > Global Economics Update — How will the US stock market handle Fed tightening?This article appears in multiple services — Pay growth likely to spring back soonJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q2)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt: growth picks up in Q1 as investment reboundsJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Jun.) & Housing Starts (May)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EMs take heart as Fed sticks to taper planMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Iraq crisis raises contagion fearsLatin America Economics > Latin America Economic Outlook — Stuck in the slow laneChina Economics > China Chart Book — FX accumulation by firms allows PBOC to step backChina Economics > China Data Response — Industrial output, fixed investment and retail sales (May.)