What we do
Kapital Economics was established to help provide an alternative economics to that taught in universities, intended as a framework more relevant to the analysis of major real-world developments in the global economy, and their implications for business activity and trends in the various asset classes. > More about us
An alternative approach to analysing the global economy
We provide our international partners with knowledge and information on the global economy.
China as the driver of the global economy
China’s rapid ascension to being the world’s largest manufacturer of goods has handed its economy a vital role in the global economy. Together with its rapidly growing middle class and retail market, it is difficult to not see China as the main driving force of the global economic activity. > Read more
Is the Dollar about to loose its status as world money?
The Dollar’s status as world money is increasingly ambiguous as the deterioration of the US economy’s competitiveness over the past few decades has decreased the greenback’s relevance in the global economy.
Indeed, the Dollar’s recent strength is not the result of strengthening production in the US, but rather the massive increase of capital inflows, particularly from the Euro Area. What could be argued as they best carry trade ever has been the result of interest rates in Europe and Japan falling to zero, or even negative, making comparable rates in the US markedly attractive. > Read more
Monitor of key economic indicators in the global economy