While risk assets are being carried by the tailwinds of strengthening global trade prospects, a policy-led weakening of the US dollar, and vaccine...

Mediterranean countries suffered some of the largest GDP losses experienced in the eurozone last year, due in part to the collapse in tourism. In...

The combined impact of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic means we now expect UK growth to average just 1.2% a year in the 2020s. The damage from...

Our US Recovery Tracker rose 1.2ppts to 81.9 in the week ended Feb. 12 – its highest level since October. Improving health dynamics remained...

Concerns about ‘overtourism’ have grown in recent years, especially in European destinations. There is no widely accepted definition of...

The government’s roadmap for exiting lockdown takes a gradual approach to relaxing restrictions. Combined with other factors, including the rapid...

Last week’s evidence on how well the economy is bearing up to the pain of the current lockdown was mixed. Retail sales in January fell by more...

Our US Recovery Tracker recorded its fourth rise in five weeks, climbing 2.2ppts to 80.5 in the first week of February. Five of the six...

Housing activity has boomed since the Covid crisis. Our new State Housing Market Scorecard reveals that the demand surge was most pronounced in...

The recent spell of very cold weather seems apt for an economy partially frozen as a result of lockdown. High-frequency indicators of economic...