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Macro Analysis / Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Difficult Road to Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented health and economic crisis for sub-Saharan Africa. In our latest Regional Economic Outlook, we project -3 percent growth in sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP in 2020, representing the worst outcome on record f...
International Monetary Fund
IMF Blog 22 October 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa’s Difficult Road to Recovery
Sub-Saharan Africa’s Difficult Road to Recovery
Macro Analysis / Global

Moving forward with the LIBOR transition

David Bull, Director of Data Management and Strategy at Refinitiv, analyzes what needs to be addressed during the LIBOR transition, including identifying a suitable replacement, LIBOR legacy issues, and why the financial services industry needs to ac...
Refinitiv Perspectives
Refinitiv Perspectives 22 October 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

ECB: Preparing (for) the second wave

The last few weeks since the September ECB meeting have been marked by a wave of speeches, blog entries and communication. The plateauing of activity started in September but new lockdown measures and social distancing rules will in our view clearly...
ING Think
ING Think 22 October 2020
ECB: Preparing (for) the second wave
ECB: Preparing (for) the second wave
Macro Analysis / Thailand

Thailand: No end to negative export trend

Year-on-year export growth in the majority of Asian economies has crept back into positive territory in September. But not yet in Thailand, according to the September trade data today. This would have been far worse without a strong month-on-month bo...
ING Think
ING Think 22 October 2020
Thailand: No end to negative export trend
Thailand: No end to negative export trend
Macro Analysis / Mexico

Mexico: Lower House approves 2021 Revenue Law – now to the Senate

The Lower House finalised the approval process of the 2021 Revenue Law, along other fiscal-related legislation. While macroeconomic assumptions were unchanged, other adjustments were made, driving revenues slightly down. In this respect, total income...
Banorte Gabriel Casillas Olvera
Gabriel Casillas Olvera @ Banorte 22 October 2020
Mexico: Lower House approves 2021 Revenue Law – now to the Senate
Mexico: Lower House approves 2021 Revenue Law – now to the Senate
Macro Analysis / Germany

Germany: Consumer confidence weakens

German consumer confidence is falling. The drop in consumer confidence was mainly driven by lower expectations about the economic and income outlooks. The willingness to spend remained almost stable but is at the lowest level since June this year. Ho...
ING Think
ING Think 22 October 2020
Germany: Consumer confidence weakens
Germany: Consumer confidence weakens