Recession likely to hit Asia

Jim McCafferty from RBS explains why Asia is not immune to deteriorating economic conditions in the West and which industries in Asia will bear the brunt.
October 13, 2011

Skandia cautiously optimistic on global outlook

Europe and the US face a host of risks, including a possible return to recession, but Skandia is cautiously optimistic and reckons global economies will shake off recession during the next 12 months.
September 19, 2011

So much for the rally

Our web poll last week asked readers whether the rally in equities was here to stay or not, but events soon provided their own response.
August 22, 2011

Recession close to a ‘sure thing’

America’s downgrade is a sideshow, say bearish commentators. The sell-off in equities actually reflects something much more serious.
August 09, 2011

China's worryingly good results

The challenge for the Chinese government now is to stave off inflation and ensure the stimulus goes into productive investment.
January 22, 2010

Recovery, what recovery?

If you think the global economy is improving, take off your pinstripes, put on a pair of jeans and a T-shirt, go for a drive in the US and have a look around.
June 25, 2009