Anxiety is building about job security in a world upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Ipsos interviewed a total of 12,430 employed adults aged 18-74 in U.S. , Canada, Malaysia, South Africa, and Turkey, and 16-74 in 22 other countries between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9 More than half of workers around the world are worried about losing their jobs , according to a survey measuring labor-market insecurity wreaked by the coronavirus crisis. […] In Bloomberg Economics’ baseline case , global productivity is forecast to grow by about 0.8% a year between 2020 and 2030 — a slight acceleration compared with the last decade. […] Europe ECB is seen boosting PEPP by another 500 billion euros in December Source: ECB, Bloomberg survey of economists conducted Oct. 16-22 Surging coronavirus infections and renewed lockdowns will prompt the European Central Bank to step up monetary stimulus later this year, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg. The U.K.’s budget deficit widened in September, highlighting the cost of supporting the economy through the Covid-19 pandemic.
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