In #GreatLockdown Q2 2020 GDP growth at historical lows. Graph puts G20 growth numbers on a comparable scale, quarter-on-quarter non-annualized. Should expect rebounds in Q3 but 2020 overall will see major contractions. China recovers strongly in Q2 after collapse in Q1.
Not enough for central banks to refresh policy frameworks, they should also refresh the gender balance. 20% central banks have no women in senior positions. Of those that do have women in senior positions, only 10 percent have a women at the very top.
The uneven nature of recovery can be seen in these 3 graphs. Global business sentiment recovering faster than consumer sentiment; trade in goods recovering faster than trade in services as tourism and international travel remain depressed.