Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist

Highlight

Economics

10OCT 2019

The UK looks to have avoided a recession, for now

GDP figures show activity is deteriorating, but not fast enough to force the Bank of England to act

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

01OCT 2019

2019

SEPTEMBER

12SEP 2019

Economics

Draghi's goodbye gift: QE until 2026?

At Mario Draghi’s final policy meeting, the gloomy European Central Bank lowered interest rates and restarted QE without limits.

AUGUST

23AUG 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2019

In their latest forecast update, our economists downgrade their projections for global growth due to the recent escalation in the US-China trade war.

09AUG 2019

Economics

Will the UK economy slip into recession?

Disappointing GDP data shows the UK economy contracted in the second quarter and raises the risk of the country entering a technical recession.

01AUG 2019

Economics

No-deal Brexit risk fails to spark BoE action

Constrained Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold as markets continue to ignore the bank’s forward guidance

JULY

31JUL 2019

Economics

Slowing eurozone needs fiscal boost

A sluggish outlook and low inflation suggest the European Central Bank is inching towards further stimulus, which we don’t think will be enough.

31JUL 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - August 2019

This month our economists look at why fiscal policy is back in vogue, what's behind weak US inflation and why weak sterling isn't helping the UK.

31JUL 2019

Economics

Why weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the economy

Without an increase in exports, the expected benefit from the currency depreciation is lost.