Key Regional Implications Of The Fed Cut

February 2008
Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Feb2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p3
Country Report
The article forecasts the regional implications of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar may possibly move to a basket-peg economy to control inflationary pressures. The rate cuts are expected to ease the pressure for revaluation in the short term. The rate cuts are expected to add to inflationary pressures in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.


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