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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Venezuela teeters towards constitutional crisis following election delays and calls for impeachment. Strong U.S. growth data may buoy Democrats heading into final election stretch. EU growth may expand as trade hurtles are

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Argentina continues pro-market blitz. Cyber and digital come to the fore. Federal Reserve releases minutes. The SNP faces Brexit. BoE hits the road.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

EU deals with banks. Hague rules on South China Sea. French Socialists in limbo. BoE taks Brexit policy. China releases GDP figures.

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.

Europe Politics

Brexit: what could go wrong for Cameron?

A letter laying out EU proposals for convincing the UK to stay in the EU opens a new phase in negotiations that should ultimately lead to the kick-off of the

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

New Hampshire holds primary. Obama sends budget to Congress. NATO Ministers meet. Google execs appear before UK Parliament. South African President releases address. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. New Hampshire holds nation’s first primary,

Economics Europe

UK unlikely to change interest rates until Brexit decision

The rate hike cycle that appears to have started in the U.S. is not likely to cross the Atlantic anytime soon. In its first policy meeting of 2016, the Bank

International Security

David Cameron’s calculated gamble in Syria

In deciding to extend the aerial campaign against Islamic State across the Iraqi-Syrian border, David Cameron’s government has thrown its weight behind the US-led strategy of containment. The hope is

International Security

Three necessary reforms for UN Security Council legitimacy

The recent adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution to begin discussions on UN Security Council reform has revived hopes of progress on a long-pending issue. Reform will need to

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Canada votes in tight election. President Xi visits the UK. Housing data adds to Fed rate decision. Brazil Central Bank issues rate decision. Clinton appears before panel. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.   Canada