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Latin America: After The Commodity Boom

Given the importance of oil, metals, and agricultural goods for many Latin American trade accounts, fluctuations in commodity prices have a major impact on the region's currencies and growth...

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Scenarios For Post-Election UK

May 7th is set to be a tight run election and the prospects for either Labour or the Conservatives gaining an outright majority are slim. With a plethora of smaller parties battling to play kingmaker...

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The Impacts Of The Petrobras Scandal

On March 17, the Federal Police of Brazil formally opened  an investigation into what may prove to be the largest corruption scandal in Brazilian history. The alleged crimes implicate some of...

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Cybersecurity: Why It Matters

As the number of connected devices and amount of data they produce continue to rise, so will the risks of cyberattacks. Recent breaches involving Sony, Anthem, Gemalto and Apple's iCloud have put a...

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Greece: On A Knife Edge

Greece faces a tumultuous year. The election of the far-left Syriza party has raised questions over the country's ability to continue with its troika bailout, and ultimately, whether it will be able...

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Emerging Markets: Testing Times In 2015

Emerging markets face testing times. Key themes for 2015 include currency weakness, the return of sovereign debt risk, and the ramifications of a new era for oil prices. Russia's crisis will rumble...

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Latin America: Key Themes Of 2015

The end of the oil price boom, combined with weakening demand and lower prices for Latin America's metals exports, will make 2015 another challenging year for most economies in the region. As a...

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