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An index that tracks financial conditions is key to reading the possibility of a global slowdown.

This is the only chart to watch ahead of the world’s impending economic slowdown

The trade war between Washington and Beijing, coupled with the impacts of January's government shutdown, threaten to slow the US economic juggernaut.

We now have conclusive proof that Europe is in an economic slump, and that two of its biggest economies are careering towards recession

Industrial production throughout the whole of the eurozone dropped sharply, pointing to only a glacial pace of growth at the end of 2018.
A woman holds a Union flag umbrella in front of the Big Ben clock tower (R) and the Houses of Parliament in London October 4, 2014.

It looks like the UK has bounced back from its economic slump — but it is still headed for its worst year since the financial crisis

The British economy may finally have gotten itself out of the deep rut it entered at the end of 2017, but it still looks to be headed for its worst year since the financial crisis in terms of pure economic growth.
A boy jumps into Bosphorus to cool off in Istanbul, Turkey August 20, 2018.

Turkey has dived headfirst into a ‘steep’ and ‘deep’ recession

"The latest Turkish activity data suggest that the plunge in the lira since May, and the associated sharp tightening of financial conditions, has tipped the economy into recession," Capital Economics' Jason Tuvey wrote on Wednesday.
A woman holds a placard as she joins EU supporters, calling on the government to give Britons a vote on the final Brexit deal, participating in the 'People's Vote' march in central London, Britain June 23, 2018

Here’s what a no deal Brexit would mean for the British economy

The prospect of a no deal Brexit reared its head again this week, as the government admitted it is stockpiling food and medicines in preparation for such an occurence, and Trade Minister Liam Fox said Britain should "leave without a deal" if one has not been secured by the end of the Article 50.

The pound is set for more pain if Brexit talks break down

The pound could slump even further if Brexit talks break down or stall further, according to Capital Economics.

Economist on Trump’s impact: ‘¯_(ツ)_/¯’

Paul Ashworth of Capital Economics isn't sure about Donald Trump's economic impact.

The oil rally isn’t going to end well

Oil prices will fall back over the next few months as the outcome of next month's unofficial meeting underwhelms market expectations, according to an economist.

The world isn’t ‘drowning in debt,’ even though there’s more of it than ever before

Yes, there's a lot of debt in the world, said Michael Pearce at Capital Economics. But, no, it's not a problem.

Abe’s victory doesn’t bode well for Japan’s long-term economic health

Japan's Liberal Democrats' landslide victory will allow them to keep pushing fiscal stimulus instead of addressing much-needed structural reforms.