Economic Analysis - Growth Will Recover In 2018 - 02 OCT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Namibia / Economy
Economic activity will accelerate over the coming quarters in Namibia, having struggled with significant fiscal constraints and limited investment in 2017. Major increases in mining output and...
Economic Analysis - Forecasts Revised Down On Election Uncertainty - 02 OCT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Kenya / Economy
We have revised down our forecasts for real GDP growth in Kenya over 2017 and 2018, as political uncertainty following the annulled presidential election will weigh on business sentiment. That...
Industry Forecast - Privately-Owned Banks In Crisis Mode - 02 OCT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Russia / Economy
On September 21 the Russian Central Bank (CBR) announced that it will nationalize B&N Bank, the country's 12th largest lender by assets, using the newly created Banking Sector Consolidati...
Economic Analysis - Higher Exports To Facilitate Gradual Uptick In Growth - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Jordan / Economy
Economic growth will pick up in Jordan over the coming quarters, largely driven by higher export levels. Fiscal consolidation will nevertheless weigh on consumption, preventing a stronger economic...
Economic Analysis - Quick View: Q217 GDP Points To Solid Growth This Year - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Turkey / Economy
: Non-seasonally adjusted real GDP in Turkey expanded by 5.1% y-o-y in Q217, up from 5.2% the previous quarter but slightly below Bloomberg consensus of 5.3%.
Economic Analysis - Quick View: Earthquake Damage Mitigated By Location And Stricter Building Codes - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Mexico / Economy
An earthquake of 8.1 on the Richter scale struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on September 7, the strongest to hit the country in over a hundred years.
Economic Analysis - Quick View: Strong Q2 GDP, But Headwinds Remain - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Russia / Economy
Russian real GDP growth accelerated to 2.5% y-o-y in Q217 according to preliminary estimates from the Federal Statistics Office, beating consensus expectations of 1.7%.
Economic Analysis - Strong H117 Warrants Upgrade - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Kazakhstan / Economy
With Kazakhstan's economic recovery progressing at a faster pace than expected, we have revised up the country's short-term growth outlook. We also note significant upside for the economy over the...
Economic Analysis - Strong Wage Growth Supporting Consumer Outlook - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Poland / Economy
Real wage growth in Poland will remain strong on the back of a tight labour market, low inflation, and solid growth of investment and productivity. In combination with a record high employment rate, the outlook for household consumption growth is particularly strong in 2017-18.
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Economic Analysis - Pension Reform Calms Political Uncertainty As IMF Loan Disbursal Nears - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Ukraine / Economy
Having passed the crucial pension reform, political uncertainty regarding Ukraine's structural reform commitment and potential early elections will subside over the coming quarters. Additionally...