Tag: middle east

Damon de Laszlo

December 2015

Apart from the normal and incalculable unknown unknowns, a possible debt explosion or a Putin play, 2016 is likely to see a steady improvement in the economic environment. 2 to 3% growth with near zero inflation is really quite benign....

/ December 22, 2015
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
Damon de Laszlo

August 2014

Global trade and a great deal of prosperity generated over the last decade or so has depended on the free movement of goods and people. In the last few months there has been an insidious and growing disruption to both....

/ August 19, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

July 2014

The Middle East continues to polarise along sectarian lines with Isis’s announcement of the establishment of a caliphate – or new Islamic State. The leadership of this organisation appears to be highly sophisticated and a lot...

/ July 2, 2014