If sunlight is the best disinfectant, then export credit agencies need to step into the daytime, argues a new study of ECAs in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Czech president will be hoping that his non-campaign has been well pitched enough to rally his core support among poorer, older, less well-educated Czechs.
If the Freedom Party enters government after the election, convergence with populists in the Visegrad Group may increase, but the big parties will prevent any major shift.
Zapad shows the progress that has been made in rebuilding Russia’s military strength – and the extent to which Putin is relying on hype and hyperbole to make up for the rest.
2017, so far, has been the best year for Central European equities since 2012, while the Russian index has been the worst performing major stock market.