Our Economy and the World Issue 315


This week’s issue of includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: US core inflation slows only a bit, keeping Fed on track to hike
  • CNBC: IMF says U.S-China tensions could cost the world about 2% of its output
  • Bloomberg: China, World Bank exploring solutions to debt-distress deadlock
  • Reuters: Japan to channel 40% of IMF SDR allocation to needier countries, doubling pledge

Eye on Egypt

  • Fitch Solutions: Egypt Country Risk Report

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: Altered Destinies: The Long-Term Effects of Rising Prices and Food Insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Oil rises 2% on lower-than-expected US inflation data
  • CNBC: European stocks close slightly higher after key U.S. inflation data