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BMI Launches Frontier Markets Monitor

Business Monitor International (BMI) has just launched Frontier Markets Monitor (FMM), a monthly newsletter that provides readers with our views and analysis of political and economic...

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ECB Pushing On A String

Hamstrung by a restrictive mandate that prevents discretionary intervention, the European Central Bank (ECB) has, in recent years, been forced to exploit loopholes in its statute and adopt a gritted...

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US Congressional Deal: Key Implications

After 16 days of government shutdown, US political leaders have reached a deal to end the fiscal and debt stalemate in Washington. The deal will fund the government through to January 15, 2014, and...

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BMI's Europe Equity Strategy

Despite rising investor concerns over a potential debt default in the United States, most major European equity indices have performed reasonably well over the past few days. Spain's IBEX Small Caps...

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US Government Shutdown: Key Implications

The inability of the US House of Representatives and Senate to pass government funding measures for fiscal year 2014, which began October 1, has resulted in the shutdown of the federal government,...

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Global FX Update: Sterling Firing Up

The continued slew of positive economic data coming out of the UK is proving a boon for the British pound, which has hit US$1.61/GBP and is up nearly 7% since the beginning of August. If the current...

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