Most major economies showing weakening growth – apart from the UK

This is a according to a survey published by the OECD this morning which measures Composite leading indicators (CLIs). These are designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, and show that most major economies will continue to see weakening growth in the coming quarters. The CLIs for the United Kingdom and Brazil continue to point to … Continue reading

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Positive growth signals seen in OECD countries

Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue pointing to a positive change in momentum in the OECD as a whole. The United States and Japan continue to drive the overall position but stronger, albeit tentative, signals are beginning to emerge within all other major OECD economies and the Euro area as … Continue reading

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Is the global recovery running out of steam?

Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to a mild loss of growth momentum in most major economies for April 2011, according to figures recently published by the OECD.  A notable exception is the United States which continues expanding relative to trend, albeit more moderately than in last month’s assessment. The … Continue reading

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