Tag: Germany

Damon de Laszlo

December 2015

Apart from the normal and incalculable unknown unknowns, a possible debt explosion or a Putin play, 2016 is likely to see a steady improvement in the economic environment. 2 to 3% growth with near zero inflation is really quite benign....

/ December 22, 2015
International R&D Spending

Chart of the Week: Week 47, 2015: International R and D Spending

Spending on research and development has been comparatively low in the UK for some time, but it has decreased since the financial crisis.

/ November 25, 2015
European Government Bonds

Chart of the Week: Week 20, 2015: European Government Bonds

There have been some interesting movements in the European government bond markets over the past 6 months, ranging from incredible negative yields on 10 year Swiss bonds through to almost 14% yields on Greek bonds.

/ May 20, 2015
IMF Growth Forecasts

Chart of the Week: Week 15, 2015: IMF Growth Forecasts

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) release their twice yearly World Economic Outlook report in April, and it contains a great deal of data and forecasts.

/ April 15, 2015