Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist


23AUG 2017


TalkingEconomics: Global forecast update - Goldilocks lives on

Steady global growth and low inflation means we remain in a Goldilocks environment where activity is neither too hot nor too cold.

15AUG 2017


UK inflation fails to rise and market forecasts are likely to be cut

The second consecutive miss versus consensus will prompt reappraisals for this year and next.

11AUG 2017


The story of the global economy in pictures - August 2017

In this month's infographic we look at the pros and cons of low inflation and balance sheet reduction, the state of the UK economy and the outlook for global trade.

02AUG 2017


TalkingEconomics: The UK wage puzzle continues

While employment is at a record high, wage growth remains anaemic. We forecast the Bank of England to keep interest rates on hold.

01AUG 2017


Eurozone growth goes from strength to strength

Real GDP accelerates as ECB mulls tapering QE.


26JUL 2017


UK GDP growth remains sluggish

Ongoing imbalances, the squeeze on households and weak growth should stop the Bank of England from hiking rates.

18JUL 2017


Surprise fall in UK inflation makes an interest rate rise unlikely

The figures show further signs of the squeeze on household budgets. We continue to expect the Bank of England to keep interest rates steady until 2019.

14JUL 2017


The story of the global economy in pictures - July 2017

In this month's infographic, we take a look at the market's rise so far in 2017 and ask if there are signs of investor complacency.

04JUL 2017


TalkingEconomics: Are investors complacent?

Our economics team review market performance year-to-date, consider whether we have seen the end of the "Trump trade" and ask if investors have become complacent.


23JUN 2017


Brexit: One year on

On the first anniversary of the historic vote to leave the European Union, we look at the impact the referendum has had on the UK from an economic, fixed income and equity perspective.