The Gulf Intelligence
 
NEWS HIGHLIGHT:
Greeks deeply divided heading into crucial referendum ... Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points ... Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points ... Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen cities kill 16: Houthis ... Exclusive: Europeans tried to block IMF debt report on Greece: sources ... Tunisian militant chief probably died in U.S. air strike: source ... Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion in largest insurance deal ... Turkey reinforces Syria border, PM says no incursion planned ... In Supreme Court term, Obama wins big and loses small ... A week after Kuwait bombing, Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together for unity ... Across Bulgaria border, fear and gloating over Greek crisis ... China hunts for 'manipulators' as stocks tumble ... Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 51 ... Colombia capital on edge after two small explosions ... BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over deadly 2010 spill ... Tencent deal throws spotlight on Hong Kong backdoor listings ... U.S. probe sees no links among black church fires in South ... U.S. calls for Ramadan pause in Yemen conflict ... BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over deadly 2010 spill ... Rick Perry tells Republicans to work harder for black votes ...
THE 4TH ABDULLAH BIN HAMAD AL-ATTIYAH INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AWARDS 2016
Where am I? bullet

TOP RISKS 2013


17/01/2013
By:Eurasia Group
It's 2013. We've made it. For those of us watching from the United States, the last few days of 2012 (to say nothing of the first couple of this year) were touch and go. But here we are.
 
Political risk has entered our vocabulary. Whether staring over the fiscal cliff, battling the eurozone crisis, trying to profit from a rising China, or taking cover from the Middle East; around the world, politics has come to dominate market outcomes. Geoeconomics now sits alongside geopolitics in matters of war, peace, and prosperity. Economic statecraft is a key component of global foreign policy. State capitalism is a principal challenge to the free market.
 
That's been increasingly true for the last four years because of the way perceptions of political risk have spread across the developed world. Since the financial crisis, what did or didn't happen in Washington has had an outsized impact on market outcomes. So too the reaction of European governments and pan-European political institutions to a crippling, systemic eurozone crisis. We’ve seen a succession of five governments in Japan digging out, first from the recession and then from the largest-scale natural disaster the world has seen in decades.
 

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REPORT

Last Update: 17/01/2013

Post a Comment:

Name
 
Email
   
Comment Title
 
Comments