Azad Zangana

Senior European Economist and Strategist

26JAN 2017


UK economy ends 2016 on a strong footing

Fourth quarter GDP growth beats expectations and shows no signs of Brexit gloom.

20JAN 2017


The story of the global economy in Jan 2017

In this month's infographic our economics team reflect on 2016, a year in which the underdogs bit back. They look at what 2016 will be remembered for and the lessons learned, and then look ahead to 2017 and the issues that will likely dominate investors' minds.

17JAN 2017


UK inflation jumps as sterling fall starts to be felt

UK consumer price inflation hits its highest level for two and a half years.

04JAN 2017


TalkingEconomics - 2016 review: The underdogs bite back

Political upheaval and the need for ongoing support from central banks dominated global economic headlines in 2016, but what lessons have we learnt and what can we expect in 2017?



21DEC 2016


The story of the global economy in 2016

In this month's economic infographic we look back at a tumultuous 2016 which began with inflation worries and ended with geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.

15DEC 2016


The story of the global economy in December 2016

In this month's infographic we investigate global growth and the risks presented by a Trump presidency, how higher inflation could dent European growth and why emerging markets continue to push onwards and upwards.

05DEC 2016


Renzi's resignation will hurt Italy's long-term outlook

Referendum defeat leaves Renzi no choice but to resign and increases pressure on the ECB to maintain stimulus.


17NOV 2016


November 2016 Economic Infographic

In this month's infographic our economists investigate globalisation and ask is it in crisis? They look at whether China's problems are building and if deflation or inflation should be of greater concern to investors.

03NOV 2016


Bank of England keeps policy unchanged

Concerns over inflation force a more hawkish tone.


18OCT 2016


October 2016 Economic Infographic

In this month's infographic we look at who is leading in the race to become the next US president, what the markets are pricing in and what impact the candidates' policies might have on the US economy.