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Economics International

Greece crisis poses risks to an already-slow global economic recovery

The situation in Greece is complicated.  Countries all around the world are starting to worry about the possible consequences of the Greeks falling outside of the euro. On the other side

Europe Politics

Greece and Europe enter uncharted waters

Greece has voted “No” to its international creditors’ bailout proposal, supporting the left-wing Syriza Government in a high-stakes referendum. The Sunday poll, in which Greece voted “No” to its international

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Greece faces IMF repayment deadline. Deadline for Iran nuclear deal approaches. President Rousseff meets with President Obama. Burundi prepares parliamentary elections without opposition participation. Unemployment in the U.S. falls further. All in this Weekly

Economics International

Weak currencies do not boost exports, study finds

According to new data from the European Central Bank, and contrary to popular belief, weaker currencies do not boost exports, as many firms cannot react in time to take advantage

Finance North America

How might the Fed’s rate hike influence global demand and investments?

The upcoming changes in US monetary policy will have strong effects on aggregate demand, investments and public spending worldwide. On August  9, 2007, BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank, announced a

Economics Europe

The Grexit and danger of systemic risk

The risk of Grexit continues to loom over the Eurozone. While both sides face intense internal political pressures, Eurozone leaders are unlikely to gamble with the systemic risk of a

Economics International The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Metals companies meet to discuss mineral markets. US Senate prepares to vote on several bills and nominations. World Bank and IMF release bellwether economic data. Bank of Japan releases monetary

Europe Finance

Negotiating Greece’s debt is risky business

Call it moral hazard or moral responsibility, but the Greek leadership of Syriza is pushing Europe hard to renegotiate its bailout. “We cannot find the truth on our own, but

Europe Politics

Greece and the EU on a collision course

The election of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece has raised the spectre of further instability in the European Union and heightens the possibility of a Greek exit from the

Economics International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Eurozone Q4 2014 figures to reflect a moderate growth acceleration. Japanese Q4 2014 data expected to show that the Nippon economy is no longer in contraction. Central Banks of Peru