- Politicians should wait before telling voters that Brexit was a mistake.
- Most voters regret Brexit but are not ready to be told they have erred.
- Timing is crucial in politics and mistiming can become a reference point for the other side.
- Labour should wait until the next general election to frame Rishi Sunak as the first prime minister who is a doctrinal believer in Brexit.
- Sir Keir Starmer is good at politics and senses that much of Britain would interpret an attack on Brexit as an attack on itself.
Central banks around the world are pausing tightening campaigns as inflation eases and economies slow. Inflation-targeting regimes are keeping their own houses in order, while the US Fed's key inflation gauges fell to the slowest annual paces since late 2021.
Two massive earthquakes on Monday have devastated cities and towns across Turkey and Syria, with death toll of over 16,000. This is one of the worst natural disasters this century, alongside the 2004 Sumatran Tsunami, 2010 Haiti earthquake and 2008 Cyclone Nargis.
A raft of U.S. data and European inflation numbers will give guidance on how the world's top central banks will navigate the way ahead, including the hotly debated "no landing" scenario. Reports on U.S. durable goods orders, home prices, manufacturing and consumer confidence threaten to cement expec