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Monetary policy in a tight fix

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on February 19, 2017

Over the past few months we have seen a severe drought ravage our country. 664 more words

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Bills 2017 NFL draft targets: Washington CB Kevin King scouting report

Kevin King is going to get a lot of press as we get closer to the combine because, in a word, he’s big.

In the NFL, big and fast is always welcome. 493 more words

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Understanding equivalence and single passport in financial services: Third country access to the single market [Policy Podcast]

Written by Marcin Szczepański,

Alongside closer integration of the single market in financial services on the one hand and the more general globalisation of the sector on the other, the issue of access for third-country institutions has become increasingly important – not least recently in relation to the question of access to the continent for City of London-based financial services firms in the context of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit). 199 more words

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Recap: 2017 CBRE/New England Boston Market Overview – Part 3

Next up in our Boston Market Overview recap series, our attention turns to representatives from our Capital Markets team. Brian Doherty, Senior Vice President/Partner, and… 383 more words

Interview with CGTN (formerly CCTV): Kenya's private sector credit growth falls to lowest in a decade

More data is coming in pointing to the damage being done by Kenya’s interest rate caps. Inter-Bank lending has fallen by a third. 6 small banks, accounting for about 7% of sector assets, are struggling with non-performing loan ratios of over 20%, while the sector average was 9.3% by end October. 49 more words

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Interview with CGTN (formerly CCTV): Kenya's interbank lending market still fearful, rigid

Kenya’s 2016 rate caps continued to inflict damage on the wider economy. In its latest assessment of the Kenyan economy, the IMF warns that they could cut growth by up to 2 percentage points in 2017 and 2018 too. 60 more words

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