News and Insights
News and Insights
Global economic growth is stagnating in 2022, but is that a recession?
A lot has been written in recent months about whether the US, Euro area and global economies are heading for a recession.Read More
The ECB is preparing the groundwork for more aggressive tightening
European bond markets have been particularly volatile in recent weeks as the general sell-off that started later last year deepened. The stagflationary shock triggered by the Russo-Ukrainian conflict was a major driver of the deterioration, adding to supply chain constraints associated with the pandemic.Read More
How bad is the inflation problem in emerging Asia?
High and rising inflation has dominated the economic agenda in recent months. The combination of robust policy-induced global demand growth with pandemic-related supply constraints led to a significant uptick in consumer prices.Read More
Financial Results For The Six Months Ended 30 June 2022
QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2022.Read More
China’s economic outlook is weakened by Covid-Zero strategy
China’s Covid-Zero strategy was effective in 2020
China is where Covid-19 was first discovered in late 2019 and then experienced the first wave of the pandemic in early 2020Read More
La Fed américaine et la BCE sont sous pression pour faire baisser l'inflation.
Les marchés obligataires et boursiers mondiaux ont été particulièrement instables ces dernières semaines, la liquidation générale qui a débuté au début de l'année s'étant intensifiée avec la détérioration des perspectives macroéconomiques.Read More
Persistently high food prices add to pressure to normalise interest rates
The world is dealing with severe stagflation, with decade-high inflation and slowing economic growth in most major advanced economies. Surging food prices are a significant contributor to high headline inflation in many countries, including most major advanced economiesRead More
Despite its hawkish rhetoric the ECB cannot follow the Fed
Global inflation is at its highest level for decades, especially in advanced economies, with GDP growth already slowing sharply. This is called stagflation, but the severity of the stagflation varies across countries.Read More
QNB Tunisie Sponsor Gold du 23ème Forum International de L'Economiste Maghrébin
Le Groupe QNB, la plus grande institution financière du Moyen-Orient et d'Afrique, a participé pour la septième année consécutive en tant que Sponsor Gold du 23ème Forum International de l'Economiste Maghrébin sous leRead More
China’s growth outlook muddied by a plethora of uncertainties
China is a major source of uncertainty for the global growth outlook in 2022 and 2023. After a sudden collapse in demand and activity in Q1 2020, following the outbreak of Covid-19, China performed an impressive recovery from the pandemic. The positive momentum lasted from mid-2020 to mid-2021.Read More