Last year was one of the most successful for international bond investors in many years, but that that is starting to change as the end of QE is already apparent and political risks are rising for issuers like Russia.
The European Commission's new progress reports for the six Western Balkan countries, including Albania, are expected next week. Crucially, they will evaluate performance against delivery of the required reforms as part of the EU accession process
Analysts at a loss as to what to expect next as lira slides to new low with Turkey’s Erdogan standing defiant before markets crying out for tightening.
Central Europe is facing a growing labour shortage crisis that could limit growth if solutions are not found. Ukraine has already been a big winner but cannot solve the problem by itsself.