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Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Q1 GDP data confirm EM downturnMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Recovery in oil prices doesn’t alter outlook for region’s oil producersEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM exports raise questions over global demandMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy strengthens as oil sector reboundsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Apr.)Global Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — How will EM corporate spreads react to higher US rates?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia can afford to ride out a period of low oil pricesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — In search of winners from China’s rebalancingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Emerging Market Consumer Snapshot (Q2 2015)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — Why the Gulf’s dollar pegs are here to stay
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — What to make of the rise in EM bond yieldsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM slowdown – why this time is differentMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Apr.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Qatar to remain a strong performer, but downside risks mountingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing weakens further as BRICs struggleMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Apr.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — EM growth sinks below 4%Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Central Bank of Egypt shifts attention back on to inflationEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Steady core inflation indication of a structural EM slowdownMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The implications of the Saudi government reshuffle
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Equities in the Gulf rebound as Yemen fears easeMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Central Bank of Egypt stands pat as inflation risesEnergy > Energy Watch — Return of Iranian oil unlikely to budge Saudi ArabiaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Region’s politics take another twistEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EM growth sinks as BRICs woes deepenGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Will the rally in emerging market equities continue?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — The implications of a fall in EM dollar GDPMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — “Accession bonus” leads to pick-up in Saudi consumer spendingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China’s slowdown ripples across emerging worldEnergy > Energy Chart Book — Ups and downs in the Middle East drive oil prices
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy picks up, but unlikely to last for longEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM export performance remains direMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Mar.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Lessons from history: is a debt problem brewing in EMs?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Algeria’s economy to hit a crunch point sooner rather than laterEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Window for policy loosening starting to closeMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — North Africa: 5-6% growth achievable, but reforms are crucialMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Assessing the impact of a potential nuclear deal with IranMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Mar.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — A primer on EM dollar debts
Energy > Energy Update — Iranian oil likely to come back to the market, just not yetMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Mar.)Global Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Will Russia’s sovereign credit spread keep falling?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing PMIs point to further weaknessEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — In the footsteps of the Fed?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia simply taking a long-term view of the oil marketMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Yemen crisis weighs on region’s equity marketsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — BRICs drive pick-up in EM inflationEnergy > Energy Update — Fallout from YemenMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — First thoughts on the escalating conflict in Yemen
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi Arabia refuses to budgeEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — EM growth stuck at post-crisis lowEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Currency weakness concentrated in low-saving EMsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What did we take away from Egypt’s investor conference?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Post-FOMC relief proves short-livedMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Floating currencies in the Gulf a long way offEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How worried should we be about the strong dollar?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia makes weak start to the yearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — What to look out for from Egypt’s investor conferenceEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM export downturn deepens
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Feb.)Global Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — Fragile EM currencies set for further weaknessEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Assessing the fallout from the EM currency slumpMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Feb.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Financial Risk Monitor — Venezuela in crisis, but EM risks generally lowMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf public investment projects to take the hit from low oil pricesEnergy > Energy Update — What impact would an Iran-US nuclear deal have on oil prices?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing activity steady, but sluggishMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia: fears of riyal devaluation overdoneMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Feb.)
Global Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Time for EM equities to shine?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Falling energy prices push many EMs into deflationEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — EM slowdown continuesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Inflation pressures easing across the MENA regionGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Investors shrug off risks from GreeceMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Gulf equity markets find some support from recovery in oil pricesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — “Grexit” and what it might mean for EMsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Weaker growth the new norm for Saudi ArabiaEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Regional inflation heading in opposite directionsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Lower oil prices start to weigh on FX reserves in the Gulf
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Private debt in EMs: big risk or damp squib?Global Markets > Global Markets Update — Has investors’ appetite for EM government bonds waned?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Gulf set for weaker growth, North Africa to outperformGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — What’s behind the EMBI Global spread?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Split in EM export performance is wideningMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Jan.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Which EMs are most at risk from dollar strength?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Jan.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Oman to muddle through in 2015-16 but fiscal squeeze loomingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Risks skewed towards unexpected rate cuts – for now…
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing weakness concentrated in the BRICsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Jan.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — BRICs remain the EM weak spotEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How exposed are EMs to contagion from Greece?Global Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Will the surge in the EMBI+ spread be reversed?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Fall in Egyptian pound has further to runEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — What do lower oil prices mean for the emerging world?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Divergence in EM inflation to widen further in 2015Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt’s economy comes back into the spotlightEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Emerging Market Consumer Snapshot (Q1 2015)
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The implications of King Abdullah’s passingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — ECB QE and what it means for emerging marketsGlobal Economics > Global Economic Outlook — Oiling the wheelsGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Investors’ enthusiasm for EM assets should returnMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy won’t collapse but growth will soften in 2015-16Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia GDP (Q4)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egyptian pound to fall further as central bank loosens its gripEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — EM central banks shift to easing modeMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt’s central bank becomes latest to cut interest ratesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Oil exporters feel the squeeze
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Dec.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How and where we differ from the consensusMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy ended last year on a weaker noteGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — What next for the Chinese renminbi?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — How the fall in oil prices will benefit North AfricaEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: EMs in an era of low oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf on course to post current account deficit this yearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Dec.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing activity still subduedMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Dec.)
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi 2015 budget suggests authorities calm about oil price fallGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Oil price collapse lowers Russian ruble’s fair valueGlobal Economics > Global Economics Update — A selection of key calls for 2015 and beyondGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Oil price slide prompts withdrawal from emerging marketsCommodities Overview > Commodities Update — Who is most exposed to the debts of oil majors?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Oil price falls won’t let high inflation EMs off the hookEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How will sustained low oil prices affect EM currencies?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — What does the fall in oil prices mean for Dubai’s debts?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — 2015 shaping up to be another lacklustre yearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Gulf equities: big falls now happened, but sharp rebound unlikely
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Ten key questions for EMs in 2015Global Markets > Emerging Markets Markets Chart Book — Are EM corporate bonds really that vulnerable?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf economies take plunge in oil prices in their strideMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Nov.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Falling commodity prices douse the EM export recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Banks in the Gulf well placed to weather low oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Egypt Consumer Prices (Nov.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Differentiation key to navigating EM sell offMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — A soft start for Saudi Arabia’s economy in Q4Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Financial Risk Monitor — External debt unlikely to spur widespread stress
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Will Fed hikes trigger another leg down for EM currencies?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — The end of an era for globalisation and what it means for EM tradeMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Nov.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Smaller EM manufacturers leading the wayGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Valuation Monitor — Turkish lira to remain overvalued despite fall in oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — Fall in oil prices to wipe out Gulf’s current account surplusGlobal Markets > Emerging Markets Capital Flows Monitor — Are investors set to flee emerging market assets?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — Signs of improvement in smaller EMsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf set to resist pressure to cut oil outputEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Deflation concerns spread across the emerging world