Tag: EU

Italy and Greece: Public Debt vs Non-Performing Loans

Chart of the Week: Italian and Greek Non-Performing Loans vs Public Debt

The chart demonstrates that, although Italy and Greece share a similar narrative in terms of poor loan performance across business, personal and residential loans; they have experienced widely differing outcomes. This reflects....

/ December 13, 2018
Damon de Laszlo

September 2018

Looking across the Atlantic, one has to start thinking that Europe is becoming a sideshow to the Pacific Rim countries. Relations between the US, China and Russia are of greater importance to the global economy...

/ October 5, 2018
Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018
Top 6 Polluters' Emissions v.s. GDP

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2017: Top 6 Polluters’ Emissions v.s. GDP

The set of graphs generally indicates that developed countries are beginning to reduce their emissions, whereas India and China are seeing their emissions rise, as they undertake vast infrastructure projects and continue to lift sizeable populations out of poverty.

/ August 3, 2017