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Theresa May: Let's get on with it! (Dutch)

De markten zijn gekalmeerd en beschouwen May’s retoriek over een no-deal Brexit als een pressiemiddel in de onderhandelingen. Toch is het risico op een onfortuinlijke no-deal Brexit groot. Het is aan May om haast te maken: zoek draagvlak voor een Brexit die wel werkt.

Economic Comment

Japan: Economic recovery on the cards?

We expect the Japanese economy to recover moderately in the fourth quarter of 2018, and this will continue in the first quarter of 2019, but we do not foresee any surprises from the central bank in terms of policy changes. Inflation has not picked up yet, and risks remain tilted to the downside.

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Een Britse ‘tragedy of the commons’ (Dutch)

Het conceptakkoord voor uittreding uit de EU werd weggestemd in het Britse ‘House of Commons’. De ontwikkelingen in het VK lijken op een klassieke ‘tragedy of the commons’, waarbij handelen vanuit eigenbelang leidt tot lagere collectieve welvaart.

Economic Report

India: 2019 Economic Outlook

In 2019, we expect the Indian economy to continue to be the global outperformer in terms of economic growth. There are however substantial downside risks, such as a defeat of Modi’s BJP in the general election and an escalation of the US-China trade war.

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India: 2019 Economic Outlook - video

In 2019, we expect the Indian economy to continue to be the global outperformer in terms of economic growth. There are however substantial downside risks, such as a defeat of Modi’s BJP in the general election and an escalation of the US-China trade war.

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The US recession of 2020

The recent flattening of US treasury yield curve has activated our early warning system. Our model now gives a 69% chance of a recession by May 2020 and is increasingly pointing at 2020 as the year of the next recession.

Economic Comment

Brexit Update: It's the turn of the UK Parliament now

The United Kingdom Parliament finally gets their turn on Brexit. In the evening of 15 January the MP’s will vote on the EU-UK deal and we expect that they will reject the current deal. That will push the UK into several weeks of political turbulence.