PAYMENTS SPECIAL REPORT:Risk analysts remain cool-headed over violence in Gaza, such episodes are ‘built into risk thinking’

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Issue 845 - 16 Jan 2009 | 7 minute read

GSN canvassed opinion in the credit and political risk markets to see how financing for the wider Middle East region might be affected by the New Year conflict. GSN may not agree with all their views, but specialist analysts can move markets, and several saw the Israeli assault on Gaza as a warning to Tehran; some believed that Israel would consider military intervention in Iran over the next six months, even without US support – but only as a last resort.

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