Our Economy and the World Issue 359


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Reuters: Fed sees three rate cuts in 2024 but a more shallow easing path
  • CNBC: UK inflation falls more than expected, hits lowest in nearly two-and-a-half years
  • Bloomberg: Bank of Canada Expects Rate Cut Conditions to Emerge This Year
  • CNBC: European Central Bank’s Lagarde signals June cut but says future rate path uncertain

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: Women, Business and the Law 2024

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Oil prices inch higher amid attacks on Russian energy facilities
  • FT: Investors bet on European consumer stocks as economic confidence grows