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International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Jeremy Corbyn likely new leader of UK Labour Party. Last FOMC member speech before September Fed meeting. Chinese data roils market. Canada makes rate decision. Civilian exchanges to ease tension between Koreas. All this

International Politics

Flags carry political risk

The renewed debate in the United States over the Confederate flag has shown how flags can carry political risk for national and local governments. In the globalized era, it is more

Economics South and Central Asia

David Cameron Seeks Business Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Seeking to develop new business opportunities with a growing ASEAN market, David Cameron launched a trade delegation consisting of representatives from every region of the United Kingdom and is indicative

International Politics The Week Ahead

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Greeks reject EU terms in referendum. Key issues still unresolved as extended deadline with Iran approaches. EIA releases energy forecast. UK Chancellor Osborne releases budget. BRICS summit in Russia will test

Europe Politics

UK election: Interview with Hadleigh Roberts, Labour parliamentary candidate

In advance of the UK election on May 7th, GRI sat down with Hadleigh Roberts, the Labour Party parliamentary candidate for the Thornbury & Yate constituiency. The countdown has started,

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

The UK heads to the polls in a hotly contested election. The US Department of Labor releases April’s unemployment figures. Canada’s largest oil producing province votes on a new government.

International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Americas countries meet in Panama City for OAS summit. Alcoa reports aluminum figures in weak metals market. African currencies prepare themselves for bumpy week. US presidential candidates hint at intentions. Central

Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Nuclear talks with Iran continue as deadlines loom. The Fed meets to discuss increases in interest rates. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces reelection hiccups. China and Japan head for a prospective

International Technology and infrastructure

Opinion: Software “backdoors” a risk to corporate security

Proposals by the American, British and Chinese governments mandating the installment of “backdoors” in encryption software threaten to undermine the security of the internet and expose consumers and corporations to

Europe Politics

Scotland’s ‘no’ answers one question but raises others

Scotland voted to stay in the UK, but there is still debate over how devolution will play out. In the early hours of September 18th, many were relieved as Scotland voted to