Deloitte Global Economic Outlook Q4 2014

The global economy continues to show a few signs of strength amid several signs of weakness. The greatest strength appears to be in the US economy; meanwhile big emerging markets are mostly struggling to recover from a series of troubles, some self-inflicted, that have caused a marked slowdown in growth.

INTRODUCTION
The global economy continues to show a few signs of strength amid several signs of weakness. The greatest strength appears to be in the US economy; meanwhile big emerging markets are mostly struggling to recover from a series of troubles, some self-inflicted, that have caused a marked slowdown in growth.
Introduction
Dr. Ira Kalish
The fourth quarter edition of Deloitte’s Global Economic Outlook offers timely insights about the Eurozone, the United States, China, Japan, India… 

Eurozone: Recovery stalled
Dr. Alexander Börsch
Economic recovery in the Eurozone is faltering under the weight of sputtering growth engines and threats emanating from Ukraine and the Middle East. 

United States: Back on track after first-quarter detour
Dr. Patricia Buckley
Improvements in the US job market bode well for the rest of the economy, but structural problems in the labor market are holding back recovery. 

China: Signs of continuing weakness
Dr. Ira Kalish
The Chinese economy is demonstrating an unexpected degree of weakness. Its government recently decided to loosen monetary policy in order to stem the… 

Japan: Slow growth raises tax questions
Dr. Ira Kalish
The Japanese economy is grappling with the impact of its planned tax increases and a sharply falling yen. 

India: The economy after four months of Modi government
Dr. Rumki Majumdar
Economic growth has moderately rebounded, capital inflows have increased, exports have accelerated and helped the trade balance, confidence has increased… 

Russia: Time for some contemplation
Akrur Barua
Add sanctions to an absence of major economic reforms and misguided geopolitical ambitions, and what is left is a Russian economy edging toward isolation.

Brazil: It’s the economy, Dilma
Akrur Barua
Brazil’s weak economy is weighing on its upcoming elections. Myriad problems continue to mire business investment, including high levels of household…
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