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Recovery Gaining Momentum

BMI View: Romania's improving net exports drove an above consensus 2.2% year-on-year real GDP expansion in Q113, confirming our view that the country's economic recovery would accelerate in H113, and...

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Four More Years Of Negative Growth

The break-up of Cyprus' second-biggest bank, the ensuing collapse of the country's large offshore financial services sector and fiscal austerity imposed on the government as a result of the EUR10bn...

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Banks Caught In A Vicious Cycle

Caught in a vicious cycle of deteriorating asset quality, higher capital requirements and tighter credit standards, and with no economic recovery in sight, we retain our negative outlook towards the...

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Azeri Rescue To Energy Blues

Azeri interest to invest in Ukraine's oil and gas sector could help relieve the latter's energy reliance on Russia, while Azerbaijan would also benefit from securing another market for its oil and...

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