Iraq Country Risk Views

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US Air Strikes Increasingly Likely

Risks that the US will carry out military air strikes in Iraq have increased significantly following attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iran is expected to further aid the...

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Nuclear Talks: Regional Implications

A breakdown or a breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 will have immense regional implications. Increased economic opportunities from a breakthrough would significantly benefit Gulf...

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Regional Fixed Income Strategy

We believe that the majority of recent gains in fixed income markets in the Gulf and the Levant are now behind us, and we see little value in the majority of the region's bond markets over the rest...

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Regional Fixed Income Strategy

We believe that the majority of recent gains in fixed income markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are now behind us, and we reaffirm our neutral-bearish outlook on debt markets...

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