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Indonesia: Risk Of Post-Election Dispute

Indonesia is at risk of a disputed election result following today's presidential vote, as both candidates claimed victory. The presumed winner is Jakarta governor Joko Widodo (Jokowi). Quick counts...

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BMI On The Ground In Lagos And Abuja

BMI visited Lagos and Abuja in early June, where we met a range of stakeholders including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, and several of our major...

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Gold Price Rally: Implications

Gold has rallied strongly in recent trading, and a decisive push above USD1,320/oz would have significant implications. First, it would suggest that prices will rally further in the coming weeks,...

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Much At Stake For Iran In Iraq Crisis

Much is at stake for Iran, as fighting continues in Iraq between government forces and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iran's major concern is that the weakening of Iraqi Prime...

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