Argentina – headlong into stagflation;

Bulgaria – no confidence in the government’s seriousness about fighting crime & corruption;

Ghana an untimely death;

Iran – tightened FX controls;

Peru – sociopolitical unrest but good economic results.

Other countries mentioned in this report: Australia, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, South Africa, South Sudan, Turkey and the United Kingdom

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