Global Inflation Check, Carney's Outlook, Marie Kondo: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Welcome to Tuesday, Europe. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started:

  • The world economy is set to get fresh insight into whether inflation is turning sluggish again as the U.S. and China publish price data
  • Summing up. Mark Carney may give some color later today on what lies ahead after enduring the worst year of growth since he arrived at the Bank of England
  • European Central Bank officials shouldn’t overreact to individual points of incoming data when setting monetary policy as the current environment is highly uncertain, incoming Executive Board member Philip Lane said
  • The world’s lowest interest rate will be around for longer than previously anticipated, with economists forecasting that a dovish shift for central banks around the world will also affect Switzerland
  • After raising interest rates late last year, Sweden’s central bank now has little choice other than to wait for a better economic outlook before pushing ahead with its long-awaited tightening cycle
  • Retake. The U.S. sees a meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi ‘soon’ as talks get under way in Beijing
  • Sparkling opportunity. The global success of Marie Kondo -- Japan’s queen of tidying -- points to an important truth for Japan’s economy: there’s massive latent value still to be unlocked as women enter the labor force
  • Wait and watch. New Zealand’s central bank may acknowledge the rising risk of an interest-rate cut when delivering its first rate decision of the year tomorrow
  • Renewed worries. Italy’s promise to meet ambitious budget targets faces growing skepticism by the euro area, after the country slipped into recession at the end of last year
  • Erratic moves. Investors are riding helter-skelter markets -- causing headaches as they try to figure out whether Goldilocks is back or recession is nigh

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