Economic Outlook

Upbeat US economy, policy errors in Europe and trade disruptions in China

The global economy should continue to grow in 2020
Key takeaways
1. US economy
Business cycle upswing is still firmly intact but facing fresh headwinds
2. Eurozone
Economic slow lane but recovery gaining traction
3. China
Slowdown worse than official data suggests

In the above video our Chief Economist, John Greenwood, shares his current thoughts on the global economy.

Below we’ve provided three short summaries of his key thoughts for this year, covering the main issues you need to consider. Alternatively, you can download John’s full annual economic outlook for a print-friendly long read.

Investment risks

  • The value of investments and any income will fluctuate (this may partly be the result of exchange rate fluctuations) and investors may not get back the full amount invested.

Important information

  • Where John Greenwood has expressed opinions, they are based on current market conditions, may differ from those of other investment professionals and are subject to change without notice.