Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist

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Economics

11NOV 2019

UK economy rebounds to avoid recession

Unless the economy improves and a smooth Brexit is achieved, interest rates may be lowered.

Economics

31OCT 2019

2019

OCTOBER

10OCT 2019

Economics

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

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

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.

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

Economics

Why weaker pound has failed to turbocharge the economy

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

25JUL 2019

Economics

Draghi readies bazooka, but will it fire blanks?

The European Central Bank has inched towards additional stimulus, but its boost is likely to be marginal at best.

23JUL 2019

Economics

Boris Johnson: the challenges faced by the new UK PM

The “do or die” Brexiteer will face enormous challenges from the outset as the UK’s new prime minister. We look at what his victory might mean.