Canada’s imperious risk rating is up for debate

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.

Turkey’s risk score still sliding

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.

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt

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.

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks

Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors.