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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Uganda - NOV 2017

East & Central Africa September 2017 / Uganda / Economy

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Economic Analysis - No More Hikes In Current Cycle - NOV 2017

North Africa September 2017 / Egypt / Economy

The Central Bank of Egypt has come to the peak of its hiking cycle, and while we do not expect cutting to start until 2018, nor we do not expect any further interest rate rises. With price growth still elevated, and high interest rates helping to attract strong inflows of foreign capital, we expect the pace of the cutting to be fairly moderate next year.

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Economic Analysis - Two-Speed BRICS - NOV 2017

Southern Africa September 2017 / Global / Economy

The BRICS countries will continue to fall into two distinct camps in terms of their economic growth rates. China and India will outperform as they reap the benefit of a wave of reforms, while Brazil, Russia and South Africa undergo anaemic growth stemming from subdued commodity prices and policy uncertainty.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Nigeria - NOV 2017

West Africa September 2017 / Nigeria / Economy

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