Deena Zaidi

Deena Zaidi is a contributor to various financial websites and academic journals and is based in Seattle. She holds a degree in MBA-Finance from ICFAI Business School and MSc. in International Banking & Finance from University of Durham.

Her areas of interest cover the banking industry (with special focus on reforms and trends) and repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis across various economies including the Eurozone and emerging markets. 

Recent Articles By The Author

Huge Capital Outflows Leave Emerging Markets With Little Hope

Huge Capital Outflows Leave Emerging Markets With Little Hope

A report this week about capital flowing out of emerging markets is just the latest piece of bad news about emerging-market economies.

5 More Basic Things You Need to Know About Inflation

5 More Basic Things You Need to Know About Inflation

The role of inflation in Fed's monetary policy remains crucial. While an ideal inflation varies across economies, it becomes important to understand why the Fed does what it does.

5 Basic Facts You Need to Know About Inflation

5 Basic Facts You Need to Know About Inflation

While a moderate inflation is good for a healthy economy, the problem arises when it's either too high or too low. Inflation control remains one of the Fed's crucial responsibility.

Where China Has Come From and What Happens Next

Where China Has Come From and What Happens Next

China's economy has received mixed views. With President Xi's visit to the U.S., it becomes important to analyse whether China is going through an economic turmoil or a financial transition.

Alexis Tsipras and the Big Fat Greek Debt

Alexis Tsipras and the Big Fat Greek Debt

Greece remains the most volatile country in the Eurozone. With Sunday's win, it seems the voters and creditors will now be closely watching what Alexis Tsipras does for the economy.

Slowdown in China or Recovery in U.S. Bigger Worry for Emerging Markets Economies?

Slowdown in China or Recovery in U.S. Bigger Worry for Emerging Markets Economies?

Caught in the middle of two of the world's strongest economies, emerging markets remain vulnerable when these two markets move in different directions and are in different economic phases.

BIS Worries Over Emerging Markets Could Delay Fed Rate Hike

BIS Worries Over Emerging Markets Could Delay Fed Rate Hike

Bank of International Settlements has warned that emerging markets remain a big concern as China's worry deepens. In a global market turmoil, any hasty decision could trigger another financial crisis.

4 Myths About Federal Reserve Interest Rates

4 Myths About Federal Reserve Interest Rates

As speculation regarding interest rates do the rounds, several myths about the Fed's rates, can affect our investment decisions. While some might be true, most are based on unestablished beliefs.

3 Factors Fed Is Watching for Rate Hike

3 Factors Fed Is Watching for Rate Hike

Here are the key factors Federal Reserve policymakers are considering as they prepare to decide whether to start raising interest rates.

A Fed Rate Hike Would Mean Good, Bad and Ugly Outcomes, All at Once

A Fed Rate Hike Would Mean Good, Bad and Ugly Outcomes, All at Once

If interest rates are increased by the Federal reserve in September, expect both positive and negative reactions from borrowers, businesses, stock markets and economies.