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Economics Russia

Should Russia’s internal issues scare long-term investors?

The Russian government is not doing enough to address social issues affecting large portions of its population. Is this attitude ultimately unsustainable?

Europe Future Generator

Future Generator: Good news ahead for Europe

EE’s data analytics platform projects that media sentiment towards Europe will turn positive over the next three weeks.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

World responds to executive orders and congressional plans. US unemployment will serve as opening salvo to unified Republican government. Japan holds interest rates. Bank of England to make first interest rate decision since hard Brexit announcement. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics South and Central Asia

India’s demonetization shock pushes Nepal closer to China

Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters.

Asia Pacific Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: East Timor’s $40 billion oil conundrum

East Timor and Australia have agreed to a new maritime border which would give East Timor control of a $40 billion oil field. But not everyone is happy.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Negative media sentiments continue for Thailand

Future Generator’s data analytics platform projects negative media sentiment towards Thailand’s political climate due to power struggles and floods.

Economics International Outlook for 2017

2017 Preview: Despite Trump and Brexit, opportunities for trade persist

Brexit and Trump’s win do not bode well for global trade in 2017. Yet China and other emerging markets may benefit from anti-globalization in the West.

North America Politics

Rex Tillerson: ExxonMobil goes to Washington

If there’s one thing to be sure about with the Trump administration, it’s that it is not one to shy away from controversy. So much was made clear by the

Economics Europe

New bridges across the Mediterranean

Despite regional security and political challenges trade trends between the EU and southern Mediterranean countries has improved over the last decade.

Natural resources and energy South and Central Asia

Is it too late for a Colombian oil boom?

The hoped-for Colombian oil boom may ultimately prove nonexistent due to a variety of endemic problems, including low oil reserves.