Country risk: No reason to fear pirates in Iceland

Country risk: No reason to fear pirates in Iceland

The October elections did not deliver the shock investors were bracing themselves for when anti-government protests took place earlier in the year – easing the risks and endorsing Iceland’s credentials for a credit rating upgrade based on its improving macro-fiscal profile.

ECR survey results Q3 2016: China, Italy, Nigeria mar stabilizing global outlook

ECR survey results Q3 2016: China, Italy, Nigeria mar stabilizing global outlook

The calming of the political shock of Brexit, with oil prices now receiving Opec support, is preventing global risks from worsening, yet with a referendum looming in Italy, elections in the US and Europe to come, not to mention frail banks and several countries mired in difficulties, it might be the calm before another global storm.