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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  • #Angola’s inflation decreases to 18.2% in January and we expect the trend to continue in the short to medium term, albeit at a much slower pace than the previous two years.

  • Nigerian assets fall as election delay fuels uncertainty sowetanlive.co.za/news/africa/20… via @SowetanLIVE

  • Some investors might still want to wait for the results of the election to gauge risks, such as a possible contestation of the result, which the postponing arguably now has given more grounds for. - Cobus de Hart @NKCAfrica standardmedia.co.ke/article/200131… #standarddigital

  • Nigerian assets fall as election delay fuels uncertainty - goo.gl/alerts/X9xHQ

  • S&P Global Ratings affirms #Angola’s credit rating at B-; however, revised the outlook on the rating from stable to negative. Rising government debt as a result of a weakened exchange rate cited as the main reason for the revision.

  • Nigerian stocks fall, naira weakens after election delay - goo.gl/alerts/oQENQ

  • #BudgetSpeach2019 – NKC African Economics senior economist Elize Kruger expects “further moderate fiscal slippage given a difficult global growth backdrop, some state-owned entity bailouts and ongoing revenue underperformance”. @Elize_carpediem @NKCAfrica businesslive.co.za/bd/economy/201…

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Bespoke Policy and Scenario Analysis

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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Bespoke Macroeconomic Report

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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