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The Pulse Trade tensions between the US and China are still a source of significant uncertainty for financial markets. Political risks and trade uncertainty have

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The Pulse US economic growth shot to an annualised 4.1% in the June quarter but the market is questioning whether this is sustainable. The impact

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The Pulse US core consumer prices lifted in line with the Fed’s 2% inflation target, vindicating June’s rate hike. Slowing credit growth and infrastructure spending

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The Pulse Inflation continues to creep higher and is close to or at 2% in major developed markets, although core measures of inflation remain below

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The Pulse The global economy lost some momentum in the March quarter, but fundamentals remain robust. US core inflation measures are rising, which is flowing

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The Pulse The global economy is maintaining momentum and inflation is gradually moving higher in line with central bank targets. Growth in US average hourly

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The Pulse Perhaps paradoxically, February’s market turmoil was a response to signs that the global economy is reducing slack. US employment and wage indicators led

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The Pulse The global economy is benefiting from a broad-based, cyclical recovery, supported by higher levels of investment and accommodative monetary policy. The US economy

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The Pulse As was strongly anticipated by the market, the US Fed lifted the funds rate to 1.5% in mid-December. The US economy appears to

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