A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP
A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Tale of three economies: coronavirus pandemic spells end of synchronised global growth

  • While China is leading the global economy out of the crisis, Europe, which appeared for a while to have suppressed the virus, is now facing a double-dip recession
  • Meanwhile, the US presidential election remains the biggest wild card for markets and the global economy

A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP
A pedestrian walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering in West London on October 11. Over the past few months, Europe’s largest economies have been hit by a second wave of infections that is forcing governments to reimpose restrictions. Photo: AFP
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