World Risk Developments back issues 

World Risk Developments back issues 

2014

World Risk Developments - July 2014

  • Market reaction
  • Political uncertainty
  • SBY legacy
  • Populism vs nationalism
  • Macroeconomic policy
  • Mining
  • Infrastructure
  • Fuel subsidies
  • Food self-sufficiency
  • Corruption
  • Reform obstacles

World Risk Developments - June 2014

  • Could housing crunch the economy?
  • Policy response has been measured
  • Could the housing downturn cause a banking crisis?
  • The importance of urbanisation and public housing
  • Implications for Australian exporters

World Risk Developments - May 2014

  • India — Narendra Modi’s election victory
  • Vietnam — Anti-Chinese protests
  • Russia/China — Gas deal
  • PNG — LNG project
  • Indonesia — Bilateral investment treaties

World Risk Developments - April 2014

  • Emerging markets stage comeback
  • Elections influence market sentiment in 'Fragile Five'
  • Greek bond market return is no sign default risk has vanished
  • Ukrainian crisis pushes Russia to the brink of recession
  • Dubai continues to work of its debt overhang
  • Can Nigeria double its GDP to a trillion dollars over the next decade?
  • Cuba's new foreign investment law courts big investors

World Risk Developments - March 2014

  • Sanctions begin to have visible effects on Russian economy
  • Commodity prices tumble on Chinese worries
  • But moves to increase market disciplines
  • Beijing eases policy after Chinese growth slows

World Risk Developments - February 2014

  • Good news
  • Bad news
  • Mixed news
  • Conclusion

2013

World Risk Developments - December 2013

2013

  • Disappointing world growth
  • Sluggish world trade
  • QE taper talk hits emerging markets
  • Resource exports outpace non-resource exports

2014

  • Modest rebound held back by liquidity trap
  • Brisker world trade
  • Disinflation
  • Emerging market risks
  • Australia’s two transitions
  • How far will commodity prices fall?

World Risk Developments - November 2013

  • US – More fiscal cliffhangers possible
  • China – Ambitious reform plan aims to revive flagging growth
  • Philippines – Economy will withstand typhoon
  • India – Disinvestments prompt government response
  • Egypt – Financial strains ease

World Risk Developments - October 2013

  • International – Emerging economies drag down world economic growth
  • Australia – Deloitte believes future growth will be export-led
  • Papua New Guinea – Managing the LNG boom will take finesse
  • Mongolia – Economy booms despite slowdown in coal exports and mining investment
  • Bangladesh – Garment industry responds to local and international concerns
  • Kenya – Australian-owned sand mine will be internationally significant

 World Risk Developments - August 2013

  • International – The past month
  • Euro area – June quarter growth spurt likely to flag
  • India – Emerging market selloff hits economy hard
  • Philippines – Investment-led growth is welcome sign
  • Egypt – Political violence deepens economic crisis
  • Myanmar – Ageing population will be growth drag
  • Mexico – Energy reform still has hurdles to surmount
  • Mali – Peaceful election offers hope of greater stability

World Risk Developments - July 2013

  • China – Credit crunch part of government’s broader rebalancing plan
  • Portugal – Political crisis calls into question euro area debt strategy
  • Egypt – Interim government must heal political divisions to stabilise economy
  • Turkey – Protests increase country risk
  • Brazil – Protests expose flaws in country’s growth model
  • Mongolia – Re-elected president unlikely to go easy on mining industry
  • Pakistan – Scepticism greets IMF loan talks
  • Iran – Tighter sanctions put pressure on new president
  • DR Congo – Government fights exodus of people and capital

World Risk Developments - Mid-year stocktake

  • Past six months: World economy picks up speed only gradually
  • Next six months: Resource investment will peak amid China slowdown and QE taper worries

World Risk Developments - May 2013

  • Australia – Budget expresses guarded export optimism
  • Indonesia / Philippines – Ratings agencies move into line with market
  • Bangladesh – Shock waves from factory collapse continue
  • Pakistan – New government faces economic and sectarian challenges
  • Egypt – Economy struggles to find an equilibrium
  • Mexico – Economy gets its mojo back
  • Myanmar – Australian firms take part in FDI influx
  • DR Congo – 'Opaque concession trading’ has implications for Australia

World Risk Developments - April 2013

  • World economy – Proving hard to read
  • China – Growing pains
  • Cyprus – FAQs
  • Malaysia – Electoral uncertainty
  • Philippines – Investment grade at last

World Risk Developments - March 2013

  • US – Sequester needs to be kept in perspective
  • Japan – ‘Abenomics’ should provide some support to a weak economy
  • Italy – Indecisive election result increases uncertainty
  • Philippines – Mining becomes poll issue
  • Venezuela – Will the death of Chavez spell the end of Chavismo?

World Risk Developments - February 2013

  • Rising confidence
  • Lingering concerns
  • Emerging market buoyancy
  • Australian growth downshift
  • Downside and upside risks

2012

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2011

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2010  

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2009

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2008

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