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Latin America Politics

Can new elections save Venezuela?

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in the last few weeks, demanding early elections and the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Iran goes to the polls. Trump travels to Saudi Arabia. Swiss vote on energy. Eurozone discusses Greek debt. All in The Week Ahead.

Middle East/North Africa Outlook for 2017

Iranian elections highlight future challenges

Less than two months before Iran elects its next president, the country faces a set of political and economic challenges. The outcome of the elections will have a significant impact

Outlook for 2017 Sub-Saharan Africa

Will Angola pay back holders of its foreign currency debt?

Recently, Angola has experienced political and economic turbulence revealing concerning red flags for investors. Here are 5 indicators to watch.

Economics International

Looking towards Ireland to forecast Trump’s tax plan

In a GRI Guest Post, Winthrop Rodgers explores what Ireland’s economy can indicate about U.S. Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s tax plan.

Finance International

2015 IMF meetings in Peru: Three takeaways for investors

The world’s finance ministers and central bankers met in Lima, Peru in October for the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group. Here are the takeaways.  This year’s

Asia Pacific Economics

Is Japans structural reform blocked by vested interests?

Abe’s recent re-election will bring continued commitment to reform and economic restructuring. However, domestic interest groups and economic stagnation continues to pose serious challenges. Japan is the world’s third largest

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Oil price drop reveals Iraq’s structural problems

“Iraq’s state finances are increasingly vulnerable to a drop in oil prices and the government could have difficulty financing this year’s budget plan.” – IMF Mission Chief for Iraq, 27

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

Politics South and Central Asia

What to take away from Obama’s trip to India

The meeting between the heads of the world’s oldest and the world’s biggest democracy proved to be more than just show as the two leaders managed to strike an accord