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Economics Latin America

Carnival cancellation highlights Brazil’s woes

Following the unwelcome news that Brazil is cancelling its popular carnival, GRI takes a look at what the Brazilian people can expect for their country in 2016 and what changes

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Brazilian minister delivers remarks. FOMC board member to give speech calling for interest hike. Putin meets Xi Jinping. U.S. releases trade figures. G-20 ministers and central bankers meet. All in the Weekly Risk

Economics International

Greece crisis poses risks to an already-slow global economic recovery

The situation in Greece is complicated.  Countries all around the world are starting to worry about the possible consequences of the Greeks falling outside of the euro. On the other side

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Oil reawakens territorial dispute between Venezuela and Guyana

Diplomatic tensions between South American neighbors Venezuela and Guyana intensified after an Exxon exploration ship began operating in the disputed offshore area on Guyana’s behalf. Venezuela has issued a new maritime defense

Asia Pacific Economics

Has Asia entered into a currency war?

With interest rates being cut by Central Banks all across Asia, many have predicted a looming currency war in the region. Has Asia already entered a currency war? And if

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

South Sudan faces impending economic collapse

Oil production has been slashed and oil revenues hurt by falling prices, depriving the government in Juba of most of the money it desperately needs. The UN warns that South

Asia Pacific Economics

Could Asia’s debt torpedo growth?

Debt-to-GDP ratios have built up rapidly across Asia and may start impeding growth. Even more worrisome than the absolute levels of debt is the pace of the increase. While the

International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Japanese PM Abe seeks assurances on defence and trade. US Fed to keep rates low but focus on dollar surge. India to deepen influence when Afghan president Ghani visits. ASEAN

Finance Latin America

Foreign MNCs face trapped assets in Venezuela

Foreign multinational corporations in Venezuela are faced with rapidly decreasing profit margins amidst strict capital controls and mounting inflation. Given incentives to maintain the status quo, the government is unlikely

Economics Latin America

Brazilian exporters seek boost after Petrobras scandal

The economical and political tsunami that struck the Brazilian economy after the Petrobras scandal might be starting to lose strength with the tight new measures that Dilma Rousseff’s administration is