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Debate Corner Finance International

Are emerging markets still a good investment?

Is the era of the BRICS over? In this debate, GRI asked two of its top analysts about the future of emerging economies.

Security South and Central Asia

Kashmir riots highlight the risk of growing instability

The death of Hizbul Mujahideen’s leader in a gun battle with government forces in Kashmir sparked days of clashes. The insurgency is likely to continue, exploiting the India-Pakistan stalemate.

Latin America Security

An olympic challenge in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s economic problems could overshadow its Rio Summer Olympics, thereby increasing its political risk.

Asia Pacific Politics

Australia’s election sparks political and economic uncertainty

With an increasingly possible hostile Senate and party infighting, many are wondering whether this government will be able to create the stability the Australian economy needs.

Asia Pacific Politics

Three imminent crises that could shape political risk in Thailand

Thailand’s political landscape looks increasingly uncertain. Three potential crises loom: Yingluck’s trial, the constitutional referendum, and Rama IX’s death.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

ISIS feeds on Iraq’s political instability and oil

Iraq needs to immediately accomplish major, comprehensive development projects in order to finally establish a stable and viable Iraqi state.

Europe Politics

Russia’s parliamentary elections pose political risk

In 2016, the Russian political system could face its moment of truth.

Europe Finance

Greece elections draw the Eurozone closer to political conflict

As Lithuania celebrates its entrance into the Eurozone, Greece contemplates its own exit for the second time. With the upcoming elections and the rise of the Syriza Party marking uncertainty

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Can fractious Burundi be mended?

Burundi’s upcoming presidential elections set for June 2015 have been overshadowed by uncertainty and ambiguity, as current President Pierre Nkurunziza aims to stand for a controversial third term. The opposition

International Natural resources and energy

The Real Reason High Oil Prices Lead to Instability

Businesses rarely gain from political instability so trying to predict unrest is a critical activity for any entity investing in a volatile corner of the world. One of the factors