Our Economy and the World Issue 335


This week’s issue of includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • CNBC: Global debt stock hit a record $307 trillion in the first half of 2023, top trade body says
  • Reuters: Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, sees tighter policy through next year
  • BBC: UK inflation forecast to be highest of advanced economies
  • Reuters: Japan may intervene on yen again, BOJ should ditch easy policy, ex-financial diplomat says

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: SDG Atlas 2023 – Five key findings

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Oil prices ease 1% after US Fed warns of higher rates for longer
  • Reuters: Stocks slide, US yields rise after hawkish Fed stance