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Comprehensive country-by-country macroeconomic analysis, risk appraisals, latest market data and forecasts for Africa

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Kenya - SEPT 2016

East & Central Africa July 2016 / Kenya / Economy

Kenya

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Economic Analysis - Bright Outlook For Foreign Investment Over The Coming Quarters - SEPT 2016

North Africa July 2016 / Morocco / Economy

Morocco will continue to attract significant foreign investment over the coming quarters, benefiting from strong political support for economic diversification, and relative stability compared to the rest of MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Economic Headwinds Will Slow Banking Sector Growth - SEPT 2016

Southern Africa July 2016 / Mozambique / Economy

The Mozambican banking sector faces a challenging environment over the next 12 months, as potential for loan growth is constrained by rising interest rates and a relatively weak economic climate. However, the prospect of strong inward investment into the country's nascent gas sector, and the economic boom that will follow, offer strong prospects for banks over the longer term.

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Currency Forecast - GHS: Range Trading To End In Next Several Months - SEPT 2016

West Africa July 2016 / Ghana / Economy

The Ghanaian cedi will break out of its recent range trading over the coming months due to declining central bank reserves and investor worries over upcoming elections. The depreciation will not be as marked as seen recently, however, thanks to an improving macroeconomic environment.

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