Inflation to hold UK recovery back

There are some notable reasons for near-term reasons for optimism in the UK.  The housing market seems to be picking up, industrial production growth is looking up together with PMI data and the equity market has done well. All these are real and significant signs of...

Eurozone Periphery Still at Risk

Variant Perception has been writing about positive leading indicators in Europe for the past 6 months and, in this light, the recent improvement in the data is coming in as expected. The cyclical recovery in Europe is real and will likely have further to go in the...