With increasing inflation, energy prices and job vacancies in many countries, the global economy has taken a hit. Let’s take a look at how this has affected the past quarter.
December 2021 quarter economic review in OBT’s Autumn 2022 outlook. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please speak to your Financial Adviser.
We will look at how interest rates affect stock markets and what may happen in an interest rate rise.
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major feature on the global stage, although with growing vaccination rates and declining cases, the focus for the world’s economies has shifted to China and inflation.
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major feature on the global stage, but indicators suggest that there is economic expansion on the horizon.
Looking ahead, there has been a recovery in business conditions and confidence. Conversely, retail sales weakened in late September as households reduced their spending with the tapering of the JobKeeper program from October onwards.
The trade war between the United States and China continued during the September 2019 quarter as the US imposed new tariffs on goods imported from China.
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