GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD-Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

domingo 21 de septiembre de 2014 06:08 GYT
 

* Investors shift focus to weak growth, Brazil's election

* China data will show if cooling growth is blip or trend

* Light calendar for U.S. indicators; focus on euro zone

* ECB's Draghi to outline his stimulus plan to EU lawmakers

By Robin Emmott

BRUSSELS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it.

The Group of 20 leading nations, meeting at the weekend, said they were tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs.

But Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block and some big emerging economies are flagging too.

Brazil is expected to revise down its growth rate just three weeks before a presidential election, Russia is mired in economic sanctions over Ukraine, and China's weak data is partly responsible for the 15 percent fall in the price of Brent crude since early July.   Continuación...