Africa Country Risk Views

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Closing Bullish Cedi View

We have decided to remove a bullish view on the Ghanaian cedi from our Asset Class Strategy table, with a loss of 3.65% on a total return basis. The view (initiated on August 5) was based on the...

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MENA FDI: Outperformers And Laggards

Political instability in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa will continue to weigh heavily on foreign direct investment inflows to the region as a whole over the coming years. That said...

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Full Impact Of Ebola Yet To Be Felt

Weak state capacity and poor public health infrastructure will hamper efforts to contain the escalating Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Meanwhile, restrictions on the movement of goods, people and...

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On The Brink Of Civil War

Prospects of a return to full-blown civil war in Libya are high. As a result, we have lowered the country's Short-Term Political Risk Rating. The economic situation will remain dire, and lawlessness...

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