The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has played a key role in leading India’s pandemic policy response. While elevated inflation has taken rate cuts...

Myanmar’s Feb. 1 military coup, which ousted the newly reelected NDL party over unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, has been deadly in human...

States are starting to relax lockdown measures as the second wave of Covid infections is showing signs of plateauing. As a result, national...

Bahrain locked down again on 27th May after a surge in new Covid-19 cases, despite having one of the world's highest vaccination rates and the...

A series of bond sales across the GCC have taken place. Saudi Aramco isselling its first dollar-dominated Islamic bonds in three tranches. The...

Over the past week, there has been a series of announcements about plans in the GCC to ease lockdown and travel restrictions. These include Dubai...

This week marked a year since the first lockdown was introduced. Over thatperiod consumers and firms have increasingly adapted to life under...

Last week’s evidence on how well the economy is bearing up to the pain of the current lockdown was mixed. Retail sales in January fell by more...

The recent spell of very cold weather seems apt for an economy partially frozen as a result of lockdown. High-frequency indicators of economic...

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) chose to look through the economic blow of the current lockdown to a vaccinated, brighter, future, in its...