Canada’s imperious risk rating is up for debate

Canada’s imperious risk rating is up for debate

November 21, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

The increased difficulty achieving political consensus after the elections and the challenging foreign trade environment are enough to make investors cautious, despite the country’s top sovereign credit ratings.

Country risk: Azerbaijan is on its way back

Country risk: Azerbaijan is on its way back

November 07, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Improving growth and twin surpluses should give some heart to potential investors eyeing recent political changes heralding economic reforms, but maintaining momentum is key.

Turkey’s risk score still sliding

Turkey’s risk score still sliding

October 03, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

Contributors to Euromoney’s country risk survey are even more negative on the sovereign’s outlook, just as Erdogan’s comments on Syria have weakened the lira.

Uruguay’s longer-term potential undimmed

Uruguay’s longer-term potential undimmed

September 26, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

The Latin American country has proved to be a solid improver in Euromoney’s global risk rankings – although it’s not without its immediate challenges.

Dutch risk: Fiscal redux but no need to fret

Dutch risk: Fiscal redux but no need to fret

September 19, 2019
By JEREMY WELTMAN

A strong fiscal position means the Netherlands can follow the Keynesian rulebook without upsetting the markets, despite concern the economy is heading the same way as Germany’s.

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt

September 18, 2019
By KANIKA SAIGAL

In Africa, the more democratic a country is, the higher its Euromoney Country Risk score, but as the continent’s ECR grade stalls, African countries are diverging – politically and economically.