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The Real Story Behind Today's Global Economy

  • ,  Senior Investment Writer |
  • 14 Feb 2024
  • Updated 23 Feb 2024

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The latest thoughts on the direction of the world economy

The U.S. economy tells a positive story—growth has been better than expected. But for how long? Meanwhile, in Europe, Germany’s economy is wobbling. And emerging markets paint an unclear picture, with plenty of dark spots countering the bright spots. This selection of insights provides allocators with the latest perspectives from global asset managers and international organizations on the future direction of the world economy.

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Economic And Financial Outlook 2024 (Natixis IM)

For compliance reasons, this paper is NOT accessible in the United States and Canada

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World Economic Outlook Jan 2024 (IMF)

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How Will The Fed Decide When To End 'QT'? (Brookings Institution)

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Africa Focus: Fueling A Sustainable Future (White & Case)

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Latin American Economic Outlook: Investing In Sustainable Development (OECD)

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Digitalisation And Economic Growth In Emerging Markets (Economist Impact)

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