Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Corruption Allegations Threaten Pi?era Campaign - 02 OCT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Chile / Political Risk
The attorney general's office announced on September 26 that an investigation into irregular payments linked to the 2009 election campaign of former president Sebasti?n Pi?era has been launch...
Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Sendic's Departure Bodes Ill For Frente Amplio Coalition - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Uruguay / Political Risk
On September 9 Uruguay's Vice President Ra?l Sendic announced he would resign, tendering his resignation on September 11.
Political Risk Analysis - Quick View: Morales On Firmer Footing As Immunity Remains Intact - 18 SEPT 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor September 2017 / Guatemala / Political Risk
On 11 of September, Guatemala's congress voted down a motion to lift President Jimmy Morales's immunity from prosecution related to allegations of illicit campaign financing during the 2015 elect...
Political Risk Analysis - Dos Santos To Depart, But Little Policy Change Post-Election - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Angola / Political Risk
Angola's governing MPLA is on course to retain its majority in the August 23 legislative election, a vote that is set to also usher in the country's first new president in over 37 years as Jose...
Economic Analysis - Pension Reform Calms Political Uncertainty As IMF Loan Disbursal Nears - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Ukraine / Economy
Having passed the crucial pension reform, political uncertainty regarding Ukraine's structural reform commitment and potential early elections will subside over the coming quarters. Additionally...
Political Risk Analysis - Failing National Dialogue Leaves South Sudan With Few Options - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / South Sudan / Economy
The failure of opposition factions to participate in South Sudan's government-led National Dialogue will leave few options for renewed implementation of the 2015 peace deal. Going forward, we note...
Economic Analysis - New Crown Prince And Austerity Rollbacks A Boon For Growth - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Saudi Arabia / Economy
The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman to Crown Prince and the concomitant easing of fiscal consolidation in Saudi Arabia will support business and consumer confidence over the coming quarters, boost...
Economic Analysis - Quick View: New PM's Fiscal Overhaul Raises Red Flags - 10 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Romania / Economy
Romania's parliament endorsed the new cabinet of Prime Minister Mihai Tudose with 275 votes to 102 on June 29.
Political Risk Analysis - Preference For Status Quo Will Drive Mediation Efforts - 10 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Kuwait / Economy
Kuwait's need to balance regional geopolitical tensions will see the country's Emir continue to strive towards a resolution of the ongoing diplomatic spat in the GCC. A failure to do so will see...
Political Risk Analysis - New Cabinet Reinforces Likelihood Of An Election Delay - 22 MAY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor May 2017 / Congo / Economy
President Joseph Kabila announced a new cabinet on May 9 for Democratic Republic of Congo, naming a list of more than 50 ministers and deputy ministers. The composition of the new cabinet further...