NKC African Economics

NKC scans the political and macroeconomic conditions of 29 African countries and is able to measure country risk in detail. Our core expertise is our understanding of the continent’s opportunities and pitfalls due to our ability to weigh political and macroeconomic risk.

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NKC African Economics is majority owned by Oxford Economics, the world’s foremost independent global advisory firm. NKC clients have access to the same insights and analysis that they trust and rely on, that is now backed by Oxford Economics’ powerful models and analytical framework.

The addition of NKC’s team of economists and political analysts to the Oxford Economics group of companies significantly enhances Oxford Economics’ ability to directly address the needs of investors and companies engaged in Africa expansion through the provision of event-driven alerts, regular newsletters, and reports.

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  • IMF rumours may be the scare #SouthAfrica needs moneyweb.co.za/news/south-afr… via @Moneyweb

  • #Malawi inflation continues to rise due to high maize prices exerting inflationary pressures.

  • #Egypt's central bank seen cutting key interest rates af.reuters.com/article/africa…

  • #Nigeria central bank to defend reserves in wake of UK $9 billion court ruling. reut.rs/2HexRSd

  • #Botswana #inflation remains below target; interest rate cut expected.

  • #Senegal recorded consumer price index (CPI) disinflation in July, with the rate dropping to 1.1% y-o-y in July from 2.1% y-o-y in June.

  • #Mauritius #MPC cuts interest rates with 15 bps. A pre-emptive measure to counter slowing global growth.

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A detailed scenario analysis of different policy actions the Central Bank of Nigeria could take in response to the foreign exchange liquidity squeeze in 2016, the effects on foreign reserves to be expected under each, and the resulting consequences for firms needing to repatriate profits.

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A report on logistics in Djibouti covering infrastructure, human resources, electricity and the financial sector, and which included macroeconomic overviews of the neighbouring countries for which Djibouti serves as a transport hub. For an Emirati harbour logistics firm.

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