Tag Archives: political risk

Twisting Mexican risk

According to bankers and analysts in New York, the first questions that corporate clients and investors always ask about Mexico relate to Nafta. Questions about the political risk from this year’s election are secondary, almost an afterthought. However, this is getting … Continue reading

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Political protests could impede Paraguay’s new fiscal responsibility law

The increase in political uncertainty in Paraguay – as demonstrated by protesters setting the country’s Congress building alight during last week’s Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) annual meeting in Asunción – might slow the country’s economic growth, but not derail it. … Continue reading

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Why investors aren’t pricing political risk properly

In many respects the plan is working to perfection. Brazil’s business class wasn’t particularly discreet about its desire to get In many respects the plan is working to perfection. Brazil’s business class wasn’t particularly discreet about its desire to get … Continue reading

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Rousseff faces water torture

A lack of rain to fill the dams that power Brazil is becoming a potential crisis. But as experts call for action to protect dwindling reservoirs the government refuses to act, and running the hydrology risk is becoming increasingly dangerous … Continue reading

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