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Currency Forecast - Shilling Stability Will Continue In Coming Quarters - OCT 2016

East & Central Africa August 2016 / Kenya / Economy

The Kenyan shilling will enjoy a relatively stable outlook over the coming quarters, buoyed by strong prospects for real GDP growth and manageable inflation. Attractive opportunities on offer for foreign investors will offset much of the depreciatory pressure coming from the country's savings deficit.

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Economic Analysis - Fiscal Improvements To Continue - OCT 2016

North Africa August 2016 / Morocco / Economy

Morocco's fiscal outlook will continue to improve over the coming quarters, as the government pushes ahead with fiscal consolidation. In addition, the two-year EUR3.2bn arrangement with the IMF under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) framework, signed in July, will increase Morocco's resilience to external crises.

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Currency Forecast - Chart Of The Day: Correction Looming For Mozambique Metical - OCT 2016

Southern Africa August 2016 / Mozambique / Economy

Having suffered heavy losses over the past twelve months, we believe the Mozambican metical could be heading for a mild correction at some point in the coming months.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Ghana - OCT 2016

West Africa August 2016 / Ghana / Economy

Ghana

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