News and updates

  • Ones to Watch, 23 March 2020
    Americas: COVID-19, low oil prices hit Ecuador, Fitch cuts sovereign credit rating to ‘CCC’ Sectors: all; mining Key Risks: business and economi...
    23 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 16 March 2020
    Americas: Border closures, travel restrictions, deportations amid COVID-19 in Latin America Sectors: all Key Risks: business and economic risks; trav...
    16 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 9 March 2020
    Americas: Argentine farmers launch commercial strike to protest export tax hike Sectors: agriculture; all Key Risks: business risks; strikes; transpor...
    09 March 2020
  • AKE Special Report – Economics of COVID 19
    AKE's Special Report report assess the potential economic impact of the reaction to COVID-19. Official reports say a new strain of coronavirus, known ...
    04 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 2 March 2020
    Americas: Mexico’s Pemex posts US$18.3bln loss in 2019, financial challenges to persist Sectors: all; oil & gas Key Risks: non-payment; recess...
    02 March 2020
  • AKE’s Head of Political Risk Quoted in Financial Times on Russia-Venezuela sanctions
    AKE’s Head of Political Risk Quoted in Financial Times on Russia-Venezuela sanctions
    Maximilian Hess, AKE’s Head of Political Risk, was quoted in the Financial Times’ writeup of new sanctions introduced by the US Treasury&#...
    25 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 24 February 2020
    Americas: Guyana to hold long-delayed snap general elections on 2 March Sectors: all; oil & gas Key Risks: political stability; contract frustrati...
    24 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 17 February 2020
    Americas: Electoral tensions to rise in the Dominican Republic as municipal vote suspended Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest...
    18 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 10 February 2020
    Americas: Tensions spike in El Salvador over President Bukele’s plan to tackle crime Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; constitutional crisis In...
    10 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 3 February 2020
    Americas: First votes in US Democratic nomination contest set to begin in Iowa state Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity In the US, Democratic P...
    03 February 2020
  • United States: Boeing’s jumbo problem
    Key sectors: aviation Key risks: debt; losses The Boeing Company, one of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers, faces serious problems. In ...
    31 January 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 27 January 2020
    Americas: Argentina to speed up debt restructuring talks Sectors: all Key Risks: sovereign default; policy continuity In Argentina, the Economy Minist...
    27 January 2020