Deficits, debt in The Monday Briefing

Public spending, debt and inflation: what’s next?

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Join me for our Spring economic update webinar on Tuesday, 30 March, 14:30–15:30 GMT. To register please visit: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1440317&tp_key=533939db50

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Posted on 15/03/2021

Global slump, equity boom

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Strange though it might seem, amid the greatest economic downturn since the Depression, equities have soared. Markets had a dreadful start in 2020. The dawning realisation that the world faced a global pandemic triggered a crash, with global stocks losing a third of their value in the five weeks to 23 March. Since then, equities have staged a comeback, rising by 70% and shrugging off a rising death toll, the discovery of new, more contagious variants of the virus, further lockdowns, Brexit and America’s political turmoil. The world economy is significantly smaller today than it was a year ago, while global equity markets are 12% higher.

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Posted on 18/01/2021

Is the economic emergency beginning or ending?

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Join our next fortnightly COVID-19 webinar on Thursday, 3 December, at 13:00 GMT. We will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the future of the city and what this means for the high street. Register here: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1365454&tp_key=8f4d835e66&sti=mmb

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Posted on 30/11/2020

Deloitte Monday Briefing: US elections, UK lockdown

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Faced with choosing to write about the US elections or the lockdown in England in this week’s briefing we are doing the obvious thing and covering both.

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Posted on 12/11/2020

The age of government activism

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Join our next fortnightly COVID-19 webinar, focussing on building resilience, on Thursday, 5 November, at 13:00 GMT: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1365454&tp_key=8f4d835e66&sti=mmb

Governments around the world have responded to the pandemic by borrowing, and spending, on a vast scale, equivalent to 12% of world GDP. Twelve years ago, in the financial crisis, monetary policy did the heavy lifting in supporting growth. Now, with interest rates near zero, the burden has fallen on fiscal policy.

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Posted on 02/11/2020

The long COVID recovery

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Join our next fortnightly COVID-19 webinar on Thursday, 22 October, at 13:00 BST where we will cover public health and economic developments in China, Germany and the UK. Register for this and our upcoming webinars: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1365454&tp_key=8f4d835e66

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Posted on 19/10/2020

From job retention to job support

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The COVID-19 Economics Monitor provides a succinct, easy-to-navigate guide to the global health, economic and financial impacts of the pandemic: https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/
finance/articles/covid-19-economics-monitor.html

Governments across Europe face a hard balance between public health and economic activity as they combat a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

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Posted on 28/09/2020

US election - polls, prospects, risks

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Join our next COVID-19 webinar this Thursday 24 September, 13:00 BST with our regular speakers Ian Stewart and Karen Taylor assessing where we stand on the economy and public health. We will also be joined by Rick Lester, COO, Risk Advisory, and Paul Lee, global head of TMT research, discussing the return to work and how it’s been assisted by technology. To register for this 30-minute webinar please visit: https://ukinfo.deloitte.com/
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Posted on 21/09/2020

Analysing the latest health data

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A personal view from Ian Stewart, Deloitte's Chief Economist in the UK. To subscribe and/or view previous editions just google 'Deloitte Monday Briefing'.

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Posted on 14/09/2020

What happened over the summer

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Following a break over the summer our COVID-19 webinar returns this Thursday, 10 September, at 13:00 BST. Our regular presenters, Ian Stewart and Karen Taylor, will assess where we stand on the economy and public health as we head into the final quarter of the year. To register for this 30-minute webinar please visit: https://ukinfo.deloitte.com/kR0Ew0250MA02GQmQr01U0I

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Posted on 07/09/2020