Sovereign Risks Scorecards

Augmented Sovereign Risk Assessment: advanced risk assessment methodology combining classic macro-financial analysis with in-depth evaluation of countries' resilience to Energy, Climate and Natural Resources challenges.

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CountryLatest Release
AustriaQ2 2017
BrazilQ2 2017
CanadaQ2 2017
ChinaQ2 2017
FranceQ2 2017
PortugalQ2 2017

Latest Research Notes

Insightful analysis on key research topics related to sovereign risk.

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Visual analysis using graphs and maps to provide an insightful understanding.
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Access to modern energy services in high-impact countries

September 21st, 2017

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Electricity Access in Developing Countries

September 14th, 2017

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Latest Analysts' Insights

Reactive analysis on hot topics that may impact financial and infrastructure investors.
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The Fed seems on track to achieve its monetary policy normalization

On Wednesday, September 20th, the Fed left interest rates unchanged but FOMC members signalled they still expect one more hike by year end despite a recent bout of low inflation. [...]

The energy transition away from oil : climate-related policy or wider strategic move ?

Until recently, the issue of energy transition was mainly dealt with in terms of structure of power generation capacities. Why ? Quite simply because this sector concentrates the highest potential [...]

US/North Korea: testing China with the oil weapon threat

Last week, on 3 September 2017, North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test. This is not just an additional test. It contributes to significantly increase tensions between North Korea and [...]

Floods in Texas: a reality check for Trump’s cabinet?

Tropical storm Harvey is currently causing extreme flooding in the state of Texas, where 54 counties have been declared state disaster areas. In the city of Huston, it reached diluvian [...]

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Latest News

Screening of relevant news from international press.

How Can U.S. States Fight Climate Change if Trump Quits the Paris Accord? – The New York Times – 20/09/2017

In the months since President Trump declared that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate deal, 14 state governors have vowed to continue [...]

African nations turn to bond markets for finance needs – Financial Times – 15/09/2017

Strong investor appetite despite some countries carrying heavy debt loads

Source:  Financial Times, 2017/09/15

Brazil improves but fragility alarms risk experts – Euromoney – 20/09/2017

The worst might be over, yet there are still notable concerns surrounding one of the world’s largest emerging markets.

Source:  Euromoney, 2017/09/20

Hurricane Irma tests the catastrophe bond market – Financial Times – 15/09/2017

Pension funds and asset managers braced for losses from powerful natural disaster

Source:  Financial Times, 2017/09/15

Commonwealth Bank shareholders drop suit over nondisclosure of climate risks – The Guardian – 21/09/2017

Commonwealth Bank shareholders Guy and Kim Abrahams have dropped their world-first court proceedings against the bank for failing to disclose climate change risks in annual [...]

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