Economic Indicators 

Fed's low confidence signals recession

Fed's low confidence signals recession

When Jeremy Corbyn became leader of the Labour party, nobody was describing him as a moderate, least of all investment bankers. Yet this was the adjective used by speakers at Societe Generale’s annual global strategy conference, to describe Labour’s fiscal plans in comparison with what may be needed in the next global recession. Regardless of whether Mr Corbyn can force a general election, on the back of Teresa May’s failure to get her Brexit deal through Parliament this week, the dial is moving and tools governments use to address secular stagnation in global economies will have serious consequences for investors.  

To continue reading, subscribe today

and enjoy unlimited access to the following:

  • Tips of the Week
  • Funds coverage
  • Weekly features on big investment themes
  • Trading ideas
  • Comprehensive companies coverage
  • Economic analysis
Subscribe
Subscribe to Investors Chronicle

Subscribe today

Full access for just £3.37 a week:

• Tips and recommendations - to beat the market 
• Portfolio clinic & Mr Bearbull - build a well-planned portfolio 
• Expert tools - track and manage investments effortlessly
• Plus free delivery to your home or office

Subscribe Now