Archive for author: Najib Shaikh

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Does the world stand together in easing

Is averting a recession really as desirable it sounds? Let’s face it, recessions are unavoidable, the longer you wait, the worse it’ll get. That, however, doesn’t mean you welcome a recession with open arms wit...

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Blitz in Biarritz

The 2019 G7 Summit is already underway in France and Emmanuel Macron has already taken matters by storm. Iran’s foreign minister was an unexpected entrant in this year’s G7 talks and it’s safe to say that the A...

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Australia’s Light At The End Of The Tunnel

It has been a tough week for the world. We see that with Germany and the EU bond markets rallying whilst markets in the United States are also shaky and the Yuan is hitting new lows. In fact, New Zealand announ...

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The German Scare: Prelude To Recession

While some calm has reached the world markets, Europe’s strongest economy is in a fix and seems to have been left for worse in the trade war between China and the United States. With President Trump announcing ...

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Modi’s Mind Palace

The world watched on as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked the “special status” of Jammu and Kashmir provided under article 370, a 70-year old clause integral to Kashmir’s decision to accede to India. ...

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The Fed Meets and All Hell Breaks Loose

Most of what has been recently talked about has been with reference to the Fed rate cuts. Finally, the cuts are not only imminent, they’re here. This is not to say that this is the last we’ll be hearing of the ...

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Modinomics: Solid But Not Spectacular

India’s Journey Of Economic Growth India, the land of over 1.3 billion people, with a GDP per capita of just below $2000, has come a long way in recent decades. The largest democratic country in the world ha...


England’s New Number 10: Boris Johnson puts Sterling at Risk

Boris Johnson has finally been announced as the new 10 for Great Britain after being elected leader of the conservative party today at 10:45am GMT. While the formal takeover is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday...

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The A to Z of The Strait Of Hormuz

Ever wonder how oil gets to your country? There’s a 1 in 5 chance it’s through the Strait Of Hormuz, off the coast of Oman and Iran. 17.4 million barrels per day pass through this strait from the world’s total ...

31 August 2019, Saxony, Leipzig: President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde delivers a speech to mark the award of an honorary doctorate to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the graduation ceremonyof the Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL). Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa
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Watch out Europe! Lagarde at the wheel!

July has always been good to France. In 2018, France lifted the FIFA World Cup and now French President Macron’s got his desired lineup heading the Euro-zone in the EU elections. From a “No, no, no” when asked ...