News and updates

  • Saudi Arabia: Crown prince’s power push raises political risks
    Date first published: 14/11/2017 Key sectors:SOEs; energy; utilities; industrial; defence Key risks:contract frustration; political instability The a...
    22 November 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 20 November 2017
    Americas: Chile headed to presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; governability In Chile, centre-right former president Sebasti...
    20 November 2017
  • AKE’s Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst on Zimbabwe and Mugabe
    AKE’s Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst on Zimbabwe and Mugabe
    AKE’s analyst for Sub-Saharan Africa, Alisha Patel, is featured in CNBC’s coverage of the crisis in Zimbabwe and Mugabe’s prospects ...
    15 November 2017
  • Colombia: ELN peace process moves forward
    Date first published: 07/11/2017 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; transportation Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted violence; disrupti...
    15 November 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch, 13 November 2017
    Americas: Venezuelan government to meet with creditors to discuss debt restructuring Sectors: all Key Risks: sovereign default; payment delays; politi...
    13 November 2017
  • New-look Standing Committee to give all that Xi wants
    Date first published: 31/10/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; economic policy changes On 24 October, the last day of the Comm...
    08 November 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 6 November 2017
    Americas: Extractive industries to continue to face risk of disruptive unrest across Peru Sectors: extractive industries Key Risks: disruptive blockad...
    06 November 2017
  • Who is Ksenia Sobchak, presidential candidate?
    Date first published: 24/10/2017 Key sectors: none Key risks: none Ksenia Sobchak is a distraction. Her presidential candidacy poses no risks to th...
    01 November 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 30 October 2017
    Americas: Colombia’s nationwide civic strike to continue to intensify Sectors: oil; cargo transport Key Risks: disruptive blockades; violent unrest;...
    30 October 2017
  • The challenge agreeing on Basel IV
    Date first published: 17/10/2017 Key sectors:finance Key risks:regulation; financial crisis; credit risk As memories of the 2008 global financial cri...
    25 October 2017
  • Kenya: The show must go on
    Date first published: 12/10/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; democratic backsliding; weakened economic growth Kenya’s electoral and...
    18 October 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 16 October 2017
    Americas: Macri’s government poised to pass its first electoral test Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Argentina, mi...
    16 October 2017