Mexico at risk from populism

Mexico at risk from populism

By JEREMY WELTMAN

Investor risk is heightened by the general election on July 1 and analysts fear it could see structural reforms undermined, weighing on economic growth potential.

Turkey remains a conundrum

Turkey remains a conundrum

By JEREMY WELTMAN

Concerned by policymaking risks, analysts are lukewarm on junk-status Turkey’s prospects, despite the fact it compares favourably alongside investment grades.

Ghana’s next oil boom is just around the corner

Ghana’s next oil boom is just around the corner

By JEREMY WELTMAN

The sovereign has recorded one of the largest improvements of any sub-Saharan borrower this year in Euromoney’s country risk survey – the recovering oil market, contract certainty and plans to expand the extractive industry explain why.

Ecuador is a bright light, outshining Venezuela

Ecuador is a bright light, outshining Venezuela

By JEREMY WELTMAN

Euromoney’s survey highlights one LatAm borrower on an improving risk trend with attractive credentials, as long as it can ride out the political tensions under its new leadership.

High-risk Ukraine is back on the radar

High-risk Ukraine is back on the radar

By JEREMY WELTMAN

The country has turned a corner and is promising stronger growth – and more reforms – but it needs to maintain progress to offer safer returns.