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Only Modest Growth Expected In 2013

While we hold to our forecast of -1.2% real GDP growth this year, we have revised down 2013 growth to 1.2% from 1.5% previously. The continued deterioration in economic activity in the eurozone, and...

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Decision Point In EU Relations Nearing?

Iceland is coming close to a decision point in its EU accession process. If the government wishes to hold a referendum on continuing talks it will have to do so quickly, as elections in April 2013...

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Equities Still Have Legs

The remarkable rally in Turkish stocks since the start of the year (up by almost 40% year-to-date) shows no signs of stopping, and we hold to our view that the index will hit 70,000 before the end of...

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Syria Conflict Crib Sheet And FAQ

The conflict in Syria has been deadlocked for some time, but the momentum appears to have shifted in favour of the rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Assad has proved more...

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