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Damon de Laszlo

August 2019

Another interesting positive side effect of the upheaval in the basic order is a realisation that leaders can break through the constraints of bureaucracy.  Flouting all conventional advice, Trump’s meeting...

/ August 12, 2019
Economic Sentiment Index

Economic Sentiment Index

The European Commission has tempered expectations and pointed out that the index itself remains at an overall high level and other indicators, such as industrial capacity utilisation, remain well above their average level over....

/ January 10, 2019
Italy and Greece: Public Debt vs Non-Performing Loans

Chart of the Week: Italian and Greek Non-Performing Loans vs Public Debt

The chart demonstrates that, although Italy and Greece share a similar narrative in terms of poor loan performance across business, personal and residential loans; they have experienced widely differing outcomes. This reflects....

/ December 13, 2018
Damon de Laszlo

August 2015

The decline in growth in China is contributing to depressing the prices of commodities and the knock-on effect for Africa, Latin America and even Australia is depressing their economies. The economic pain in Latin America ...

/ August 5, 2015