Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist


Managers' views

27MAY 2019

May resignation raises UK recession risk

Our economics experts share their views as Boris Johnson, who could easily take the UK out of the EU without a deal, is installed as favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister.

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12APR 2019



27MAR 2019

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Brexit goes into extra time

A critical week in parliament could lead to a change in leadership.

14MAR 2019

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ECB’s rate rise delay is likely to hurt banks’ profitability

We now forecast the next interest rate rise will be in March 2020.


13FEB 2019

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Brexit uncertainty weighs on UK GDP growth

The weak growth figures point to risk of recession this year.

12FEB 2019

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Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

04FEB 2019

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Eurozone growth fails to recover as Italy slips into recession

Snapshot: Leading indicators suggest further weakness to come, but European risk assets are already priced for recession.


25JAN 2019

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Brexit plan B looks like plan A as prime minister rules out delay

The government risks losing control to parliament but probability of no deal remains as high as ever.

21JAN 2019

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Brexit deal defeat triggers huge uncertainty: what next?

Possibility of no deal Brexit is as high as ever, risking a UK recession this year.