Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist

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Economics

04APR 2019

Is the ECB’s guidance to markets proving effective?

Delays in tightening monetary policy lead to comparisons with Japan as negative interest rates become the “new normal”.

Economics

25MAR 2019

2019

FEBRUARY

14FEB 2019

Economics

Germany and Japan avoid recession but weaker global trade bites

Domestic demand improved in both economies at the end of 2018 but trade concerns persist.

11FEB 2019

Economics

Brexit uncertainty weighs on UK GDP growth

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

07FEB 2019

Economics

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.

JANUARY

31JAN 2019

Economics

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.

22JAN 2019

Economics

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.

16JAN 2019

Economics

Brexit deal defeat triggers huge uncertainty: what next?

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

2018

NOVEMBER

19NOV 2018

Economics

How worried should we be about the slowdown in German manufacturing?

New emissions standards for cars have resulted in weaker production in an important part of the German economy.