Gulf country risk: Qatar, Saudi Arabia on shakier ground

Gulf country risk: Qatar, Saudi Arabia on shakier ground

February 01, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Prospects are improving, but the negative impact of Qatar’s isolation, given oil price volatility and the lack of diversification, has removed the cushion of safety the region took for granted.

Explosive growth pushes CEE risk to new lows

Explosive growth pushes CEE risk to new lows

December 17, 2018
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Investor risk is at its lowest than at any time this decade, as countries in the region exhibit improving fiscal metrics thanks to grade-one economic conditions – but will they last?

Poland strides ahead, unconvincingly

Poland strides ahead, unconvincingly

October 19, 2018
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Euromoney’s latest risk survey has downgraded Poland again – despite its strong economic growth – as the populist-conservative government completes its third of four years in office.