Blog posts tagged by tag: Forex
When the clock struck midnight on 31st December 2017, emerging-market leaders were surely all praying for one thing; that the good times would continue to roll on into the New Year.
2017 was a stellar year for developing economies. Growth was buoyed by a synchronized expansion across the globe, local stock markets boomed, and still-loose monetary policy in developed nations—particularly the United States—meant currency pressures were minimal.
2017 is shaping up to be a tough year for the UK post-Brexit. Economic analysts are projecting the economy to decelerate substantially to just 0.3% growth, fixed investment is seen falling drastically, exports are expected to plummet, the pound has taken quite a tumble... and that's just the beginning. Have a look at the latest forecasts for the UK:
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In the last two years, we have seen large amounts of sovereign Eurobond issuances in the Sub-Saharan African region, reaching a record of more than USD 8 billion in 2015. However, this situation changed dramatically in the first half of this year.
Dukascopy TV recently produced a piece covering economic developments in South Africa as labor strikes and power outages, which have plagued the country over the last year, have had a significant negative impact on its economy. Low oil prices thus far in 2015 that should have positively affected the economy under normal circumstances were offset by the aforementioned power supply shortages, which have hurt manufacturing production. Business confidence is also down, hitting a three month low in the month of March. On top of it all, the recent xenophobic violence that was captured on camera and shared across the globe has not helped matters. Economist Dirina Mançellari spoke with Dukascopy to provide analysis on the situation.
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Higher oil output and prices have led to successive upgrades to the Middle East and North Africa’s growth forecasts… https://t.co/d96fvQwS7P
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Political tensions and rapid inflation sent Brazil real tumbling in early October. Will it recover before year-end?… https://t.co/cX4V1AM3kQ
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