HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 27 March 2020
March 27, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 27 March 2020

 
Police deploy tear gas during anniversary demonstrations in Yuen Long. We assess the threat in the week ahead.
GHANA: Despite new oil deals, crashing oil prices are likely to increase debt concerns
March 23, 2020

GHANA: Despite new oil deals, crashing oil prices are likely to increase debt concerns

COVID-19 outbreaks and consequent travel restrictions, along with an oil price war have damaged Ghana's prospects for an oil-wealth boom. A growing need to credit to sustain SMEs is likely to add to the government's debt-burden, raising medium-term default risks. 
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 20 March 2020
March 20, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 20 March 2020

 

Hong Kong experienced a week without any serious unrest. We assess the threat in the week ahead.

SIM Report: Northeast Asia, Issue 6
March 18, 2020

SIM Report: Northeast Asia, Issue 6

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Northeast Asia looks at:

  • North Korean hacker groups and growing cyber and business risks
  • The intensifying media row between the US and China
  • The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on South Korean businesses

SIM Report: MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA ISSUE 2, MARCH 2020
March 17, 2020

SIM Report: MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA ISSUE 2, MARCH 2020

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Middle East and Central Asia looks at:

  • MbS power consolidation suggests preparations for succession
  • OPEC+ allies fracture signals price volatility, lasting economic consequences 
  • A solution to Lebanon's debt crisis amid escalating political tensions

SIM REPORT: North America, Issue 5
March 17, 2020

SIM REPORT: North America, Issue 5

The latest SIM report on North America analyses:

  • The impact of declining oil prices on the energy sector in Alberta, Canada
  • A supreme court ruling in Canada affecting how companies do business overseas
  • The US Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates to counter COVID-19’s economic impact
SNAPSHOT: COVID-19 will accelerate a shift towards more localised supply chains
March 17, 2020

SNAPSHOT: COVID-19 will accelerate a shift towards more localised supply chains

Our latest Snapshot examines how COVID-19 will change the way companies view and manage their supply chains. 
SIM Report: Western & Northern Europe, Issue 3
March 13, 2020

SIM Report: Western & Northern Europe, Issue 3

The latest Western & Northern Europe SIM report examines the economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, EU-UK trade talks, and an assessment of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's succession strategy. 
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 13 March 2020
March 13, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 13 March 2020

Police seize large quantities of bomb-making equipment and make numerous arrests. We assess the risk in the week ahead