Snapshot - Strategy & economics
Janet Mui: 2019 second quarter update
Central banks are becoming more supportive as trade tensions persist and global growth continues to slow.
- Global central banks have become increasingly accommodating amid signs of slowing global growth and trade tensions
- The Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates this year, while the ECB is exploring monetary policy easing options
- Growth will continue to slow in the second half of 2019 but we do not expect a recession
- US-China conflicts will re-emerge later this year as underlying tensions over trade and technology remain, despite the recent truce
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