14 June 2018
Monthly Economic Update
Every month, our economists study the macroeconomic situation. They analyse the events that have had an impact in recent months, and discuss possible consequences.
Key points to remember
A long hot summer
- The next few weeks present a number of political challenges that could upset global economic growth and financial market confidence.
- President Trump continues to ratchet up the rhetoric on trade as he aims to squeeze maximum concessions from Europe and China.
- Trump risks pushing too far as retaliation measures escalate.