Myth 4: The UK's budget balance would improve substantially if we leave the EU.
Myth 3 - Swiss financial services have thrived outside of the EU: this could be a model for the UK.
Myth 2: The UK's trade balance will collapse if we withdraw from the EU.
Myth 1: restricting migrants from the EU will lead to better prospects for UK workers
Fear about US monetary policy and China’s economic slowdown is affecting global financial markets.
China has caused a lot of anxiety this year. Investors were shaken by the devaluation of the renminbi by the People’s Bank of China in August, which raised fears of a ‘hard landing’ for its economy and knock-on deflation for the rest of the world. Yet China is far from over as an investment theme.
Both the UK and India have much to gain from reviving their affiliation during PM Narendra Modi’s visit.
The euphoria that accompanied Germany’s reunification 25 years ago quickly gave way to harsh economic reality, forcing the country to confront its failings head-on. We consider the remarkable journey from “sick man” to superpower and what the difficult lessons that made it possible might mean for the rest of Europe.