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Hostage Crisis: Key Implications

BMI View: The hostage crisis in eastern Algeria is a blow to the country’s investment appeal, and demonstrates that the Sahel region is an increasingly important front in the war against...

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Mali Crisis Crib Sheet And FAQ

The decision by French President Francois Hollande to launch airstrikes against Islamist militias occupying northern Mali has escalated the crisis in the West African state. Below, we highlight our...

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Divide Widens Across The Pond

BMI View: As expected, weak demand continued to rein in price spikes in November. The Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip and a temporarily solution to the Greek debt crisis saw Brent rise to US$...

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Africa Q1 2013

Africa has more than half the world's reserves of gold, chrome and platinum, and vast quantities of diamonds. Uranium mining should also become an increasingly important source of revenue,...

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