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Higher European gas prices will depress consumption and increase social tensions

Record-high gas prices a shock to disposable income when the negative effects of the pandemic are still sizeable. A combination of higher demand and supply constraints has driven European wholesale natural gas prices to record highs. The crunch on ho...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 5 October 2021
Higher European gas prices will depress consumption and increase social tensions
Higher European gas prices will depress consumption and increase social tensions

IHS Markit downgrades Kuwait’s short-term rating

HS Markit downgraded Kuwait’s short-term rating to 5 from 0 (to AA or Very High Quality from AAA or Highest Quality on the generic scale), while revising the short- and medium-term rating outlooks to Stable from Negative. Not only has the expiry of d...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 1 October 2021

South African economy’s financial outflows accelerate in Q2

South Africa’s current account found significant support from resilient global commodity prices despite pressures from acceleration of financial account outflows witnessed during the first half of 2021. Gross dividend receipts decreased sharply durin...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 1 October 2021
South African economy’s financial outflows accelerate in Q2
South African economy’s financial outflows accelerate in Q2

Sri Lanka's economic headwinds put pressure on debt-servicing ability

Sri Lanka has faced continued sovereign-debt-servicing pressure because of economic and financial conditions, with the significantly affected tourism sector affecting its ability to obtain foreign currency as a way to repay the debt because of its he...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 23 September 2021

Central American migration geopolitics

Hundreds of migrants trapped along Mexico’s southern border protested on 15 September against the country’s immigration policy after Mexico’s National Migration Institute (Instituto Nacional de Migración: INM) and National Guard troops disbanded a mi...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 17 September 2021

Guinea’s coup

Guinean special forces appear to have carried out a successful coup against President Alpha Condé, who remains in their custody. Many ECOWAS leaders and regional presidents were dismayed by Condé’s behaviour and he was on particularly bad terms with ...
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IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 9 September 2021