Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist

02NOV 2017

Economics

Bank of England raises interest rates but are there more hikes to come?

Despite a sluggish economy, the central bank is worried about rising inflation pressures.

OCTOBER

31OCT 2017

Economics

Europe is booming

Strong growth and falling inflation means investors can continue to enjoy the Goldilocks environment.

26OCT 2017

Economics

Upbeat ECB to extend QE into 2018

Monthly purchases will be halved, but repurchases will continue for some time as the economy appears to have turned a corner.

25OCT 2017

Economics

UK GDP growth remains sluggish but rates are poised to rise

The Bank of England is unlikely to back away from raising interest rates in November despite ongoing weakness in growth and productivity.

18OCT 2017

Economics

World economy squeezed: rate rises, QE and emerging markets disinflation

In this month's infographic we look at how central banks will tighten monetary policy, the outlook for UK interest rates and inflation in emerging markets.

11OCT 2017

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise next month?

Markets had been expecting rates to stay at 0.25% until next summer. Now the Bank of England is poised to act

04OCT 2017

Economics

From QE to QT - whither global liquidity?

In this month's TalkingEconomics, our economists discuss global liquidity, the outlook for UK interest rates and falling inflation in emerging markets.

SEPTEMBER

22SEP 2017

Economics

Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit.

18SEP 2017

Economics

Emerging markets, inflation and political risk – a summary of the world economy

This month we focus on the factors keeping global economic activity strong, why the outlook for emerging markets is bright except in India and the risks facing Europe and the UK.

07SEP 2017

Economics

Draghi stalls for time on QE details

ECB keeps interest rates and QE on hold and fails to talk down the euro.