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Next week's economics: July 26 - 30

Next week could bring more signs of a global recovery, and perhaps also reassuring news about inflation.
Next week's economics: July 26 - 30

Next week should bring more signs of a worldwide upturn.

In the US consumer confidence could post another rise, meaning it has returned to pre-pandemic levels which were themselves near a 20-year high. One reason for such confidence is that house prices are soaring: S&P could report that they’ve risen 15 per cent in the last 12 months. 

In Japan, official figures should show a jump in industrial production last month, albeit after a big fall in May.

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