21 September 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to launch a new stimulus package at the latest monetary policy meeting of its Governing Council on September 12th. The decision came as the Euro area is...
16 March 2019
A new wave of optimism has taken over the financial markets in recent weeks, driven by a more dovish Fed and positive rumors about a potential US-China trade deal. However, the upside for global...
15 December 2018
Despite external headwinds associated with weaker global growth, slower trade growth and higher uncertainties in global trade and investment policies, both Hong Kong and Singapore are in a process of...
13 January 2018
Southeast Asia (SEA) has had one of the most consistent growth uptrends despite some volatility in global growth in recent years. Growth has increased each year and averaged a robust 4.9% since 2014...
30 October 2017
QNB Group has published the Singapore Economic Insight 2017. The report examines recent developments and the outlook for the Singaporean economy. Singapore is a highly open economy and its exports...
23 September 2017
The down trend in global trade since the financial crisis reached a bottom in mid-2016, but a recovery in 2017 is now firmly underway. Global trade growth averaged 1.4% in 2016 then rose to 4.1% year...
16 September 2017
After a long downturn, capital flows to emerging markets (EMs) have rebounded strongly in the first eight months of 2017. A range of factors coincided to depress capital inflows in 2013-16, such as...
20 August 2017
2017 was supposed to be a challenging year for emerging markets (EMs). An accelerated pace of Fed tightening, protectionism and political risks were among the prospective hurdles EMs would have to...
10 November 2016
The findings of the latest Barclays “Compass” report, which includes the Bank’s tactical recommendations to portfolio asset allocations, were recently announced. Published by the Barclays’ Wealth and...
08 May 2015
As global trade affects economies large and small, along with organizations in government, academia and industry, everyone in the Middle East benefits from understanding the numbers behind...
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