Though the scale of December’s fall in retail sales came as a nasty surprise, it was not simply an Omicron story. We still think the Omicron hit...

We’ve lowered our 2022 Danish GDP forecast 0.1ppt to 3%, with the Omicron variant expected to slow activity in Q1. But the economy should make up...

A strong outturn for November took the output measure of GDP above its pre-pandemic peak. Given GDP is likely to have fallen in December, the...

The hit to UK GDP from Omicron is likely to be much smaller than previous Covid waves and the economy will bounce back quickly after a 0.6% m/m...

That movements in consumer credit and households’ savings in Novemberreturned to levels more akin to pre-Covid norms offered further indication...

Though the government has opted to defer a decision on introducing further restrictions until after Christmas, it seems likely that a mix of...

The recovery of Canadian metros is continuing in terms of both GDP and employment. We forecast that GDP in Edmonton and Calgary will grow by more...

The short-term outlook for China and its cities has weakened slightly this quarter. New headwinds from the property sector slowdown join the...

Industrial production will lag services growth globally going into 2022 as supply-chain pressures continue to bite and the post-pandemic recovery...

Despite the uncertainty caused by the surge in Omicron cases, the BoE raised interest rates to 0.25% this week. This marks a clear change of tack,...