Our Economy and the World Issue 367


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

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • CNBC: British retail sales plunge 2.3% in April, missing estimates
  • Bloomberg: IMF Lifts China Growth Forecast to 5% Citing Fast 2024 Start
  • Reuters: German inflation higher than expected ahead of ECB rates decision
  • Reuters: BOJ policymaker hints at rate hike if yen’s impact on inflation is big
  • Reuters: ECB revamps its annual health checks on banks

Special Analysis 

  • IMF: The Energy Security Gains from Strengthening Europe’s Climate Action

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • CNBC: U.S. crude oil gains nearly 3% as market looks to OPEC+ meeting on production levels
  • Reuters: Toronto market ends higher as commodity prices climb