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Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Buoyant oil sector supports strong growth in Saudi ArabiaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Jul.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Gulf markets weather fall in oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Growth in Saudi Arabia accelerates further on back of oil sectorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi debt issuance aimed at financial market developmentMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia GDP (Q1)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Muted reaction as Saudi stock market opens upMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Muted reaction as Saudi stock market opens upMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — A primer on how Saudi Arabia uses its FX reservesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi growth picks up, but rebound likely to fizzle out
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Gulf countries weathering the storm, but growth to weakenMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (May)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Optimism over opening up of Saudi’s stock market seems overdoneMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf countries likely to stand firm at this week’s OPEC meetingMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi Arabia and Egypt follow divergent pathsMiddle 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.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia can afford to ride out a period of low oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The implications of the Saudi government reshuffleMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Equities in the Gulf rebound as Yemen fears ease
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Region’s politics take another twistMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — “Accession bonus” leads to pick-up in Saudi consumer spendingMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy picks up, but unlikely to last for longMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Mar.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Assessing the impact of a potential nuclear deal with IranMiddle 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 marketsEnergy > Energy Update — Fallout from YemenMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — First thoughts on the escalating conflict in YemenMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi Arabia refuses to budge
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What did we take away from Egypt’s investor conference?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia makes weak start to the yearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Feb.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf public investment projects to take the hit from low oil pricesMiddle 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.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Inflation pressures easing across the MENA regionMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Weaker growth the new norm for Saudi ArabiaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Gulf set for weaker growth, North Africa to outperformMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Jan.)
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The implications of King Abdullah’s passingMiddle 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 Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Dec.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy ended last year on a weaker noteMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi 2015 budget suggests authorities calm about oil price fallMiddle 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.)Middle 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 Economic Updates — A soft start for Saudi Arabia’s economy in Q4
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf set to resist pressure to cut oil outputMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Oil sector a drag on Saudi economy in Q3Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — How will Saudi Arabia respond to the fall in oil prices?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf dollar pegs under little threat from lower oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Saudi Arabia Consumer Prices (Oct.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Saudi Arabia’s migrant crackdown – one year onMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Data Response — Whole Economy PMIs (Oct.)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Little reaction in the Gulf to fall in oil pricesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia: weakness in oil sector set to continueMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — Gulf: Fall in oil prices unlikely to trigger another “lost decade”
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi budget deficits not a disaster, but spending growth to slowCommodities Overview > Commodities Update — How will OPEC respond to falling oil prices?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Non-oil sectors in the Gulf performing wellMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt's economic recovery gathers paceMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Oil sector drives sharp Q2 slowdown in Saudi ArabiaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi slowdown continues at the start of Q3Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt’s economic recovery continuesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Dubai's GREs slowly tackling their debt problemsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi growth slows on weakness in oil sectorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Gulf’s stock market rally loses steam
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi consumer spending may be stabilisingMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Weaker Saudi credit growth could be here to stayMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Fall in Egypt’s PMI doesn’t signal end of recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — North Africa getting back on its feetMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Signs of recovery in North AfricaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Dubai leads equity market reboundMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — First thoughts on the opening up of Saudi Arabia's stock marketMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Growth in Saudi Arabia eases as boost from oil sector fadesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy slows in Q1, likely to weaken furtherMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Dubai equities on the slide
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Iraq crisis raises contagion fearsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy appears to have weakened at the start of Q2Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Why we’re relatively downbeat on the Saudi economyMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — PMIs highlight Egypt’s bumpy recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Dubai equities fall following upgrade to EM statusMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Growth in the Gulf divergesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Little sign of a turnaround in Saudi consumer spendingMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabian economy looks set to slow from here onMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What might an al-Sisi presidency hold in store for Egypt’s economy?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — UAE PMI hits record high
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Inflation in the Gulf may be reaching a bottomMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — UAE and Qatar equities rally ahead of MSCI upgradeMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Inflation follows different paths in Saudi Arabia and the UAEMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Outlook brightens in North Africa, but Gulf growth to slowMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Q4 GDP growth picks up on back of rebound in oil sectorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi growth picks up in Q1 on rebound in oil sectorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — How sustainable is the Saudi consumer credit boom?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — PMIs suggest Saudi domestic demand may have weakenedMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Regional growth picking upMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Pick-up in Saudi economy driven by the oil sector
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Morocco and Tunisia yet to benefit from euro-zone recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Could devaluations be on the cards in the non-oil economies?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabia: a disappointing end to 2013Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Is Tunisia really on the path to recovery?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — How are Saudi consumers faring?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — PMIs highlight Egypt’s fragile recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — IMF deals and Gulf aid spare MENA’s non-oil producersMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Egyptian financial markets rally on hopes for political stabilityMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — MENA financial markets shrug off broader EM concernsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Non-oil economies to see growth converge with the Gulf
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy appears to have had a weaker Q4Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Public spending set to provide less support to Saudi economyMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — PMIs suggest region ended 2013 on a strong noteMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Egyptian stocks soar to post-Arab Spring highMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi Arabian economy ending the year on a weaker noteMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egyptian inflation spikes while economy strugglesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Taking stock of Saudi Arabia’s migrant crackdownMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Rebound in oil sector supports Saudi Q3 GDP growthMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egyptian economy may be finding its feetMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Dubai equities hit five-year high as World Expo vote looms
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Risks from rapid Saudi credit growth look manageableMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi oil boom lifts growth in Q3Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi growth accelerates in the third quarterMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Gulf’s non-oil growth fuelled by hydrocarbonsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Tentative signs that the worst may be over for EgyptMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Bond markets buoyed by delay to Fed “taper”Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy gathers pace as oil sector returns to growthMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Inflation set to stay subdued across most of the regionMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Non-oil economies set for recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf well insulated from a potential US default
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Egypt’s tourism sector bears the brunt of the unrestMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf economies motoring aheadMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Should we be concerned about credit growth in the Gulf?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Equity markets rebound on back of Syria deal & Fed decisionMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf economies gathering paceMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy starting to accelerateMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy turning the cornerMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt sinks further into crisis, Gulf’s prospects brighteningMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi inflation likely to remain subduedMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi oil sector’s drag on growth starting to ease
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt in turmoil (again)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — How sustainable is the Gulf’s fiscal splurge?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt: Weak growth even before the crisisMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt back in the spotlightMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy appears to have slowed in Q1Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What would the tapering of QE mean for the MENA region?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Fears of inflation and unrest to frustrate subsidy reformMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Youth unemployment likely to have risen furtherMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Too early to say Egypt’s economy has turned the corner