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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

China hosts BRICS. South Africa considers early election. Kenya markets react to nullified election. Baltic PMs meet in Poland. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UK digests the impact of a new coalition arrangement. South Korea hosts second AIIB summit. Federal Reserve discusses 2017 rate hike. All in The Week Ahead.  UK digests the impact of a

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Clinton and Trump face off. Argentina presents inflation targets. Italy releases budget. Congress faces government shutdown. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

European leaders discuss the economy and migration. South African central bank explores economic concerns. U.S. presidential campaign continues as new economic data is released. Turkey turns its attention to the U.S. Monetary policy forum

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UK votes on Brexit. Nigeria shifts exchange rates. Yellen speaks to Congress. Egyptian courts rule on islands. The AIIB holds its first meeting.

North America Politics

Trump vs Clinton: Economic outlook remains uncertain

With the 2016 US presidential race almost certainly set for a Trump v. Clinton showdown, it is far less clear how their economic policies will play out.

Asia Pacific Politics

Risk outlook in the Philippines’ presidential election

On May 9th, the Philippines will go to the polls to select a new president. What are the key prospects and risks for investors in the upcoming presidential election. The Philippine

Economics North America

What to expect as the Federal Reserve decision nears

The Federal Reserve is set to raise rates for the first time in nine years this month. How could the Fed’s decision affect markets and politics as the world moves

Economics Europe

EU fiscal policy reflects broader tensions

The Eurogroup President’s proposal for an independent fiscal committee will not water down tensions between member states over fiscal policy.  Over the past 6 years, Europe has been dealing with

Economics Latin America

Rousseff takes new tone on Brazil’s economic policy

Dilma Rousseff has announced liberal measures for the economy after re-election, but skepticism remains regarding the viability of more profound reforms as relations with the opposition reach rock bottom.   In what has