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European Economics > European Chart Book — Contagion from Greece limited for nowJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q3)Latin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — China still the key risk for Lat AmUS Economics > US Data Response — Conference Board Consumer Confidence (Jun.)European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash CPI (Jun.) & Unemployment (May)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Labour Cash Earnings (May)UK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Focus — The regional impact of renewed austerityUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Data Response — Land Registry House Prices (May)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — How fast do wages have to rise to reach 2% inflation?Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Can the strength of Australia’s labour market last?
Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Unemployment, Consumer Prices, Household Spending (May)US Economics > US Employment Report Preview — Model points to another big gain in payrollsAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — South Africa: Tackling unemployment requires structural reformGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Unemployment outlook points to faster rate hikes in US than UKUK Economics > UK Economics Update — How much further can unemployment fall?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EMs can weather Fed lift-off – problems could come laterUS Economics > US Chart Book — Evidence mounts of a big second-quarter reboundUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — London’s jobs recovery grinds to a haltCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Rising jobs vacancy rate a lagging indicatorUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Rates to rise more rapidly than Fed's projections imply
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Foreign investment into Egypt showing signs of a revivalUK Consumer > UK Consumer Monthly — Real pay growth back to pre-crisis ratesUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Data Response — Labour Market Data (Apr./May)UK Economics > UK Data Response — MPC Minutes (Jun.) & Labour Data (Apr./May)This article appears in multiple services — Is the Chancellor’s budget surplus law a step too far?Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Data Response — Australia Employment (May.)India Economics > India Economics Update — Consumers stifled by banking sector and labour market woesUS Economics > US Economics Update — NFIB & JOLTs surveys show labour market strengthJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Consumer Confidence (May)Canada Economics > Canada Data Response — Labour Force Survey (May)
US Economics > US Economics Weekly — Back from the dead?US Economics > US Data Response — Employment Report (May)Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economic Outlook — Prospects divergeIndia Economics > India Economics Update — Labour market reform: can Mr Modi learn lessons from the states?Global Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Rise in oil prices has eased risk of deflationEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Italian households will be slow to feel recoveryCanada Economics > Canada Chart Book — Flagging economy will prompt more rate cutsEuropean Economics > European Chart Book — Outlook for periphery’s exporters is improvingUK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Reviving investment helping economy to rebalanceEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Unemployment (Apr.) & Retail Sales (Apr.)
European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash CPI & German Unemployment (May)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Labour Cash Earnings (Apr.)US Economics > US Economics Weekly — Is real GDP really mis-measured?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Who benefits from the recovery in national income?Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Industrial Production, Household Spending, Unemployment & Consumer Prices (Apr.)US Economics > US Employment Report Preview — Labour market appears to be strengtheningEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Indonesia still looks vulnerableUK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Slowdown in spending in Q1 won’t be long-lastingEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Focus — Is the worst really over for Russia?Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (May)
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Q1 GDP data confirm EM downturnChina Economics > China Chart Book — Property to remain a drag despite stronger salesEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Underemployment to keep a lid on German pay growthCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Construction employment losses likely only beginningIndia Economics > India Economics Update — Reality check for reform agendaUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — Still substantial regional differences in wage growthPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Platinum price to benefit from approaching “strike season”This article appears in multiple services — Labour market data (Mar./Apr.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Economy Watchers Survey (Apr.)Canada Economics > Canada Data Response — Labour Force Survey (Apr.)
UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Tory majority brings more clarity to fiscal outlookCommodities Overview > Commodities Data Response — US Employment Report (Apr.)US Economics > US Data Response — Employment Report (Apr.)Global Markets > Capital Markets Analyst — Will tighter Fed policy rattle the markets?Global Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Consumers yet to spend their oil windfall...European Economics > European Economics Update — Policy unchanged in Norway, but rate cut still on the cardsAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Data Response — Australia Employment (Apr.)UK Consumer > UK Economics Chart Book — Few signs of election uncertainty undermining recoveryUK Housing > UK Housing Market Focus — Are high construction costs holding back housebuilding?Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Unemployment, Household Spending, Consumer Prices & Labour Cash Earnings (Mar.)
US Economics > US Employment Report Preview — March weakness unlikely to be repeated in AprilLatin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — Recovery faltersEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash CPI (Apr.) & Unemployment (Mar.)Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Slow out of the blocksJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Apr.)Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Russia’s economy slumps, growth weakens in TurkeyCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Pace of payroll job gains likely to slowEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — A manufacturing migration?Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Has QQE really lifted inflation expectations?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Region’s politics take another twist
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EM growth sinks as BRICs woes deepenCanada Economics > Canada Chart Book — January rate cut won't be enough insuranceUS Economics > US Chart Book — Core inflation starting to firmLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Reasons to remain upbeat on MexicoChina Economics > China Chart Book — PBOC steps up policy supportGlobal Economics > Global Economic Outlook — More winners than losersUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Employment data (Feb.)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Labour market data (Feb./Mar.)UK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Don’t underestimate the economy’s hidden slackAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Data Response — Australia Employment (Mar.)
European Economics > European Economics Update — New government will struggle to revive Finland’s economyCanada Economics > Canada Data Response — Labour Force Survey (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — Should we trust the upbeat business surveys?Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Will Australian households rescue the economy?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economic Outlook — Most of Emerging Asia set for faster growthEuropean Economics > European Economic Outlook — Recovery prospects clouded by GreeceGlobal Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Global growth to recover after weak Q1UK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Inflation is dead, but should rise again before longCanada Economics > Canada Economics Update — Oil price slump will drag economy downJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Revised data show that wage growth remains anaemic
US Economics > US Data Response — Unexpected weakness a temporary blipEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Russia’s recession spreading unevenly across the economyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — In the footsteps of the Fed?This article appears in multiple services — Markit/CIPS Report on Manuf. (Mar.) & Productivity (Q4)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Tankan (Q1)European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash CPI (Mar.) & Unemployment (Feb.)European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone EC Survey (Mar.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Euro-zone consumers look ready to start spendingJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Retail Sales, Unemployment, Household Spending & Consumer Prices (Feb.)China Economics > China Economics Focus — Outlook for China has actually brightened
Latin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — Currency sell-off puts paid to further policy looseningUS Economics > US Employment Report Preview — Decline in mining employment will be relatively modestUS Economics > US Chart Book — Slump in productivity growth could be pivotalEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Chart Book — Central Europe shaping up well at the start of 2015Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Small Business Confidence (Mar.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Flash Manufacturing PMI (Mar.)Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Shunto pay hikes still too small to lift inflation to 2%UK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — Recovery not as evenly spread as Budget assertsLatin America Economics > Latin America Update — Shunto pay hikes still too small to lift inflation to 2%UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Employment data (Jan/Q4)
Africa Economics > Africa Outlook — A difficult year aheadThis article appears in multiple services — MPC Minutes (Mar.) & Labour market (Jan./Feb.)European Economics > European Economics Update — Iceland’s Sedlabanki holds rates but will hike later this yearEuropean Economics > European Data Response — German ZEW (Mar.) & Euro-zone Employment (Q4)Canada Economics > Canada Data Response — Labour Force Survey (Feb.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Now is the euro low enough?Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Rupiah weakness is unlikely to revive Indonesia’s economyJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Overtime hours point to lingering job market slackGlobal Economics > Global Inflation Watch — Inflation to bounce back, but remain lowJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Consumer Confidence (Feb.)
Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Data Response — Australia Employment (Feb.)US Economics > US Fed Watch — Fed close to embarking on return to normalityEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Is German wage growth finally taking off?UK Economics > UK Economics Focus — Why are the public finances not already fixed?UK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — BRC Retail Sales Monitor (Feb.)Japan Economics > Japan Data Response — Economy Watchers Survey (Feb.)US Economics > US Data Response — Employment Report (Feb.)European Economics > European Economics Weekly — ECB’s hopes unlikely to be metAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Was that it?Global Economics > Global Economics Chart Book — Consumers beginning to spend their oil windfall
This article appears in multiple services — Misery index on track for 50-year lowEuropean Economics > European Chart Book — Deflationary pressures remain intenseJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Labour Cash Earnings (Jan.)European Economics > European Data Response — Euro-zone Flash CPI (Feb.) & Unemployment (Jan.)Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economic Outlook — Struggling to cope with commodity collapseAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Update — 10 key calls on Australia and New ZealandUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Fed positions itself for a June rate hikeAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Delay to Nigeria’s election puts naira under pressureJapan Economics > Japan Data Response — Industrial Production, Retail Sales, Unemployment, Household Spending & Consumer Prices (Jan.)US Economics > US Chart Book — Brief deflation won't hold up the Fed