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Global Economy Forecast to Grow in 2018

Trend Summary: The global economy is forecast to grow in 2018, albeit expected to slow in some regions.


According to the latest OECD report the major driver of stock market growth in 2017 was a booming global economy, exceeding ...

... marketers expectations.

Will the growth continue? Forecasters say basically, yes, prompted by the OECD's prediction of 3.7% growth in 2018, up from 3.6% in 2017.

Moreover London based analytics firm IHS Markit expects growth in the region of 3.2%, while the forecasts of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs are slightly rosier at 3.8% and 4%, respectively.

A major boost is expected to come from the USA, where many economists expect new tax cuts to provide a temporary economic jolt, with forecasts for GDP growth of about 2.5%.

Read the original unabridged BBC.co.uk article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q4 2017]

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... marketers expectations.

Will the growth continue? Forecasters say basically, yes, prompted by the OECD's prediction of 3.7% growth in 2018, up from 3.6% in 2017.

Moreover London based analytics firm IHS Markit expects growth in the region of 3.2%, while the forecasts of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs are slightly rosier at 3.8% and 4%, respectively.

A major boost is expected to come from the USA, where many economists expect new tax cuts to provide a temporary economic jolt, with forecasts for GDP growth of about 2.5%.

Read the original unabridged BBC.co.uk article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q4 2017]

All data sources are attributed with links to the original insight. The insight is then summarised and, where appropriate, enhanced with additional information.

Source: BBC.co.uk
MTT insight URL: http://marketingtrendtracker.com/article.aspx?id=7294