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Sher Mehta

The author is Director of Macroeconomic Research and Econometrics, Virtuoso Economics

Latest Articles By Sher Mehta

US, China Trade War: An Assessment

Sher Mehta

China’s huge domestic market is likely to act as a buffer and along with policy stimulus should be able to prevent a precipitous drop or plunge in growth over the coming quarters of 2019 and 2020.

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The Global Economy - Poised To Slow In 2019

Sher Mehta

With a slowing global economy (particularly towards the latter half of 2019), commodity prices could come under more pressure.This in turn is likely to adversely impact growth prospects of commodity exporting EM economies in Asia, Africa and Latin America - particularly those with relatively weak fiscal positions.

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US And Chinese Economies To Face A Very Challenging 2019

Sher Mehta

There are ominous signs that the US And Chinese Economies are likely to face a challenging 2019 (and 2020) - to the detriment of the global economy (and in particular, posing significant downside risks for several emerging economies in Asia)

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US Economic Outlook For 2018-2019

Sher Mehta

Despite buoyant short-term (2018-2019) outlook, fiscal stimulus is unlikely to spur growth to 3%

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2018 Forecast: State Of The Global Economy And Its Outlook

Sher Mehta

How will the economy be in 2018? A look at the current global condition and forecasting for 2018

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Global Economy: Mid-Year Assessment, What To Expect In Latter Half Of 2017

Sher Mehta

The four largest emerging economies - China, India, Brazil and Russia - have been expanding at the same time and the under-lying momentum in world trade growth remains fairly strong.

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US, Chinese And Emerging Economies Outlook

Sher Mehta

Emerging markets, which now account for more than 50% of global GDP in purchasing power parity terms, are in particular likely to witness another year of heightened uncertainty and their outlook seems mixed

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Will Interest Rates Rise In The US In June 2016?

Sher Mehta

Initial claims for unemployment benefits, a proxy for layoffs, fell to a 42-year low in the week ended April 16; according to official data, initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 6000 to a seasonally adjusted 247,000 in the week ended April 2016

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