Razia Khan

Type: Person
Name: Razia Khan
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The poorest rich country around

Nigeria’s GDP ballooned by 89 percent to a new estimate of $509.9bn after the country rebased its economy for the first time in 24 years. The new number makes Nigeria largest economy in Africa, and the 26th largest in the world. But in the case of Nigeria’s ... [Published This is Africa - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: A truly strong economy?

Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, is now also the largest economy on the continent.It leapfrogged South Africa into first place after its GDP was revised up by 89 percent. That represents an economy of about $509bn which, on the face of it, makes ... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

A supersized economy with supersized problems

Nigeria has released figures suggesting the oil-rich country has overtaken South Africa in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). But do the numbers reflect reality? Asks Deutsche W elleNigeria has long boasted the highest population in Africa, but now ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya set for June review of economic growth indicators

Rebasing of Kenya’s economy in June is expected to support decision making while marginally improving key economic indicators.Nigeria rebased its economy last Sunday to overtake South Africa as the continent’s largest economy, but experts say the actual ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Overtakes South Africa As the Continent's Largest Economy

Africa has a new economic frontrunner. Nigeria has released figures suggesting the oil-rich country has overtaken South Africa in terms of gross domestic product. But do the numbers reflect reality?Nigeriahas long boasted the highest population in Africa, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as the continent’s largest economy

Nigeriahas long boasted the highest population in Africa, but now it is also officially home to the continent's strongest economy.Recent calculations from the Nigerian statistics office estimate the value of the country's economy at around €369 billion ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank, IMF, AfDB move to improve Nigeria’s GDP

The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have begun data validation ahead of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rebasing in May at the World Economic Forum.Head of Research, Standard Chartered, Razia ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Where Are The Presidents Advisers?

With the dust raised last week by the 50-page Central University College’s Bawunomics yet to settle down, Standard Chartered Bank International has waded in with its own analysis of Ghana’s short-term economic prospects.StanChart’s research team, headed ... [Published Peace FM - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Investors Lose Faith In Economy… Says StanChart

Despite an improvement in public financial management, consistent negative fiscal surprises have eroded investors’ faith in Ghana’s economy.Razia Khan, Standard Chartered’s Head of Africa Research and a well-known analyst on African markets has revealed. ... [Published Peace FM - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Data revision to increase Kenya’s economy by a fifth

The size of Kenya’s economy could increase by up to a fifth this year after the scheduled revision of data is completed, research by Standard Chartered Bank Plc indicates.In 2012 Kenya’s GDP was put at Sh3.44 trillion but this could rise by Sh688 billion ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Zambia raises benchmark interest rate to 12 pct

A man displays a 50,000 Kwacha note in Lusaka LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's central bank increased its benchmark interest rate by 175 basis points to 12 percent on Friday after a heavy sell-off in the kwacha currency pushed it to an all-time low against ... [Published Sharenet - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

CBN Raises Private Sector CRR to 15%

Acting governor of the central bank, Dr. Sarah Alade•  Fire at central bank’s Lagos branchSteve Omanufeme, James Emejo  , Obinna Chima and Chiemelie EzeobiThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday rose from its 94th Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting ... [Published This Day Online - Mar 26 2014]

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But Nigeria’s growing inequalities add to "political risks, as a result of perceived marginalisation" , said Razia Khan, chief Africa economist at Standard Chartered Bank

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The poorest rich country around [Published This is Africa - Apr 22 2014]
Nigeria: A truly strong economy? [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 19 2014]
GDP Figure: Beyond Belief [Published PM News Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
A supersized economy with supersized problems [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 14 2014]
GDP improvement, a continuous process — World Bank [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 14 2014]
As Nigeria grows, so does inequality among rich... [Published BDlive - Apr 11 2014]
Rebased GDP: Analysts examine Nigeria, S’Africa... [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya set for June review of economic growth in... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 10 2014]
Nigeria vs SA: Who will investors turn to? [Published Finance 24 - Apr 10 2014]
REUTERS SUMMIT-Nigeria vs S. Africa: size matte... [Published CNBC - Apr 10 2014]
Investors in SA shrug off Nigerian economic coup [Published BDlive - Apr 10 2014]
Ghana's economic growth slows to 7.1 pct in 2013 [Published Sharenet - Apr 09 2014]
South Africans in mockery of Nigeria’s accent t... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Apr 09 2014]
Nigeria Overtakes South Africa As the Continent... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
Nigeria overtakes South Africa as the continent... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 08 2014]
Bank Of Ghana Succumbs To Pressure On Use Of Do... [Published Peace FM - Apr 08 2014]
GDP rebasing: Analysts call for shift in policy [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 08 2014]
Rebasing of GDP raises income inequality [Published National Daily - Apr 07 2014]
EMERGING MARKETS-Russian assets lead way lower ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 07 2014]
GDP rebasing may lead to more borrowing [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 07 2014]
Protect yourself against interest rate hikes [Published City Press - Apr 06 2014]
Why Nigeria Delayed GDP Rebasing for Twenty-fou... [Published This Day Online - Apr 06 2014]
Where Are The Presidents Advisers? [Published Peace FM - Apr 02 2014]
World Bank, IMF, AfDB move to improve Nigeria’s... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 02 2014]
Global Central Banking in 2014, A First Quarter... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 01 2014]
Investors Lose Faith In Economy… Says StanChart [Published Peace FM - Apr 01 2014]
Data revision to increase Kenya’s economy by a ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Mar 31 2014]
Despite CBN's Tight Grip On Rates, Analysts Say... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
Marcus takes new approach to repo [Published BDlive - Mar 30 2014]
Despite CBN’s Tight Grip on Rates, Analysts Say... [Published This Day Online - Mar 30 2014]
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