Middle East & North Africa Economics Weekly
Ras el Hekma deal, Qatar’s LNG expansion boost
The deal in which Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, ADQ, will invest $35bn in the Ras el-Hekma project will provide much needed foreign currency inflows for Egypt’s economy. But, even with this...
· 7 mins read
Middle East & North Africa Economics Update
Egypt: Ras el Hekma deal paves the way for policy shift
The $35bn deal struck between Egypt’s government and the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, ADQ, will go some way towards alleviating acute balance of payments strains and pave the way for an enhanced...
· 4 mins read
Australia & New Zealand Economic Outlook
Downturn will prompt policy easing next year
We suspect that both economies will narrowly avoid a recession but a prolonged period of below-trend growth will reduce price pressures and allow central banks to ease monetary policy again. We’ve...
· 20 mins read