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Commodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Better news from China to outweigh first Fed hikeCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Some cautionary thoughts on June’s GDPPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Chart Book — Safe-haven demand drives gold and platinum higherEnergy > Energy Chart Book — China in the driving seatIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Chart Book — Prices regain some lost groundEuropean Economics > European Economics Weekly — Fragile euro-zone recovery needs more ECB supportGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — We expect the dollar’s rebound to continueJapan Economics > Japan Chart Book — Wage growth remains the missing linkAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Australian dollar has yet to find a floorUK Economics > MPC Watch — Market turmoil to reinforce MPC’s dovish stance
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Cost of Nigerian FX restrictions becoming increasingly clearEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — China’s imports of gold recover as local equities lose their appealCommodities Overview > Commodities Economics Chart Book — Market panic on China uncertainty surely overdoneGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will corporate debt be the source of the next EM crisis?Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Markets Monitor — Sentiment sinks furtherGlobal Economics > Global Monetary Indicators Monitor — Advanced economy credit growth hits a six-year highPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Gold and silver to end the year on the upEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Markets Monitor — Asian markets bear brunt of China-led sell-offChina Economics > China Markets Monitor — Policy missteps cause market waves
Commodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — Focus may soon return to the FedAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Watch — A look at China’s growing corn problemGlobal Economics > Global Central Bank Watch — What does the market turmoil mean for monetary policy?Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Is the value of everything really too high?European Economics > European Economics Weekly — Euro-zone’s problems lie closer to home than ChinaThis article appears in multiple services — More “good” deflation to boost consumer recoveryAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — China, domestic woes weigh on African marketsEuropean Economics > European Data Response — EC Business & Consumer Survey (Aug.)Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — Industrial commodities set for strong recovery into year-endEuropean Economics > European Data Response — Swiss GDP (Q2)
Japan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — Equity sell-off to reverse soonAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Glimmer of hope for investmentLatin America Economics > Latin America Markets Monitor — China concerns send Lat Am markets tumblingUK Markets > UK Markets Analyst — Markets shift too far towards expecting low rates to lastGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will stock market upheaval deter the Fed from tightening?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — What do the new Indonesian regulations mean for tin prices?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Ukraine’s debt restructuring deal only a small step forwardEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Chart Book — Foreigners head for the exitsEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Danish bond issuance restarts, but rate hikes a long way offChina Economics > China Economics Update — Little chance of a Hong Kong de-pegging
Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Chart Book — Australian labour market stands strongLatin America Economics > Latin America Chart Book — Back in the spotlightEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Equity valuations no longer stretched after August sell-offCommodities Overview > Commodities Focus — Making sense of the commodity slumpAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Nigeria: Structural issues, not oil prices, drag down growthChina Economics > China Activity Monitor — No sign of crisis in latest activity dataIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Stock Monitor — Falling stocks may boost some metals’ pricesEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Markets Monitor — Central Europe weathers EM sell-off wellGlobal Economics > Global Trade Monitor — Trade rebound suggests world economy is down but not out
Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — The price of US lumber set for strong recoveryUK Economics > UK Economics Update — Market turmoil gives MPC another reason to delay rate hikeChina Economics > China Economics Update — Policymakers put focus on supporting economy, not marketMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf unlikely to be flustered by latest drop in oil pricesEuropean Economics > European Economics Update — Will the euro’s rise stall the recovery?Energy > Energy Update — OPEC to resist calls to cut outputUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — What does the slump in equities mean for property?Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Economic outlook doesn’t point to a bear market in US equitiesEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — 1MDB scandal highlights problems that hold Malaysia backPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Data Response — South Africa’s Mine Production (Jun.)
Latin America Economics > Latin America Update — Weaker real starting to bring benefits to BrazilUS Economics > US Economics Update — Will the Fed bow to market turmoil and delay rate hikes?Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Update — Equity price falls don’t materially alter economic outlookMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — MENA equity markets take a bruisingGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Sticking with (most of) our forecasts for developed marketsJapan Economics > Japan Economics Update — Plunge in oil prices will force BoJ to step up easingGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Six glimmers of lightChina Economics > China Economics Update — Panic about China is overblownGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Why this is not a re-run of previous EM crisesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Making sense of the EM sell-off
Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Five questions and answers about the market sell-offEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — What does the latest fall in oil prices mean for Russia?Emerging Markets Economics > Frontier Markets Monthly Wrap — Which frontier market peg could be the next to go?Africa Economics > Africa Watch — Nigeria: Oil not the only worryCanada Economics > Canada Economics Weekly — Don’t bet on further big falls in the Canadian dollarCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — China panic spreadsChina Economics > China Economics Update — “National Team” strategy looking tarnishedUS Economics > US Economics Weekly — Fed has set a pretty low bar for a rate hikeEnergy > Energy Watch — Will China become a net-exporter of coal?Precious Metals > Precious Metals Watch — A brighter future for gold prices
Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Why comparisons with the Asian financial crisis are wrongThis article appears in multiple services — Consumers to remain confident despite equity routCommodities Overview > Commodities Data Response — China, Japan & Euro-zone Flash PMIs (Aug.)Australia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — How loose are monetary conditions in New Zealand?Global Economics > Global Economics Update — China and the SDR: fuss about nothingGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — What next for the Norwegian krone?Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Sugar prices likely to recover well before soybeansGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — Is the slump in commodity prices a good recession signal?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Data Response — Global Aluminium Production (July)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EM currencies take a beating on China worries
India Economics > India Markets Monitor — Rupee drops to two-year lowMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Growing disparities in Gulf fiscal policyGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Still room for revision of rate expectations in EM bond marketUK Markets > UK Economics Chart Book — Equity prices depressed by global, not UK, concernsEnergy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status ReportAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Chart Book — Agricultural prices go into reverseGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — How at risk are equities in Japan to events in emerging Asia?Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Data Response — Russia Retail Sales, Investment & Industrial Production (Jul.)Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Dong devaluation not part of Asian currency warIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Fears, not facts, driving copper prices lower
Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Focus — Will ASEAN take China’s place as the workshop of the world?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — After the falls: where next for EM currencies?Global Economics > Global Economics Update — Risk of deflation still confined to euro-zone and JapanEnergy > Energy Update — Recovery in drilling activity likely to be temporaryIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Why hasn’t China’s new resource tax led to higher REE prices?Industrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Lead and zinc markets set to tightenPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Gold price to be supported by central banks’ buyingGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Why this is not the Asian Financial Crisis MK2Emerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Turkish MPC strikes hawkish note, unveils new policy plansMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Buoyant oil sector supports strong growth in Saudi Arabia
Commodities Overview > Commodities Markets Chart Book — No respite for commodities yetAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Defending currencies ultimately futileEmerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Weekly — Another look at Asia’s exposure to ChinaCommodities Overview > Commodities Weekly Wrap — China’s “devaluation” lifts precious metals pricesGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Rising unit labour costs a danger to the US stock marketIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Update — Will the fall in aluminium prices lead to output cuts?Latin America Economics > Latin America Update — Chile and Peru still happy to hold fireJapan Economics > Japan Economics Weekly — The government giveth, the BoJ giveth straight backAustralia & New Zealand Economics > Australia & New Zealand Economics Weekly — Will services exports fill the mining hole?Global Markets > Developed Markets Valuation Monitor — Where is the value in US Treasuries?
Global Economics > Global Economics Update — Further thoughts on the impact of China’s exchange rate shiftEmerging Europe Economics > Emerging Europe Economics Update — Prospect of fresh elections adds to headaches for TurkeyPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Q2 World Gold Council Demand TrendsAgricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Boost to US harvests puts prices under more pressureGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Taking stock of EM market performance in previous RMB fallsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — UAE’s planned sales tax a positive stepIndustrial Metals > Industrial Metals Chart Book — Investor sentiment plumbs new lowsChina Economics > China Economics Update — RMB set to stabilise as PBOC counters devaluation claimsUS Economics > US Economics Update — Will events in China force the Fed to delay US rate lift-off?Energy > Energy Data Response — US Weekly Petroleum Status Report
Commodities Overview > Commodities Update — What China’s ‘‘devaluation’’ means for commodity pricesGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — EM markets to rebound once fears about China easeAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — Nigeria Consumer Prices (Jul.)Emerging Asia Economics > Emerging Asia Economics Update — Talk of a fresh round of Asian "currency wars" is overblownChina Economics > China Data Response — Activity & Spending (Jul.)Global Markets > Global Markets Update — How vulnerable are US Treasuries to banks’ waning demand?India Economics > India Economics Update — No need to panic over rupee sell-offChina Economics > China Economics Update — China is not declaring a “currency war”Global Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — How has the lower oil price affected US credit spreads?Energy > OPEC Watch — OPEC keeps the pumps on full blast
Agricultural Commodities > Agricultural Commodities Update — Further fall in Brazilian real could add to sugar’s woesEnergy > Energy Update — Additional cuts in investment to help oil prices rise next yearEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Spillovers to EMs from renminbi “devaluation” limitedGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Renminbi “devaluation” may not be such a big dealAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Output (Jun.)China Economics > China Economics Update — Talk of major policy shift toward RMB devaluation overblownPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Data Response — US silver imports and exports (May)