Economist Simon Ward outlines the key global economic trends to watch in the weeks and months ahead. Read more in our latest Global Snapshot.
Source: Janus Henderson Investors, as of September 30, 2018. These comments are the views of Simon Ward, economic adviser, and should not be construed as investment advice. These views may differ from those of other Janus Henderson fund managers. Chart data sourced from Thomson Reuters Datastream. Japan Inflation firming Consumer price inflation remains well below the 2% target but is rising again as a drag from earlier exchange rate strength fades. With labor shortages pushing up wage growth, the increase could be sustained – barring another yen surge. Japan Core* Consumer Prices (% YOY) *Excluding fresh food and energy China Official Reserve Transactions ($B, Quarterly) E7* Consumer Prices and EM Currency Index (% YOY) *Brazil, Russia, India, China, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan
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