From out of nowhere oil revenues laundering case is back to haunt Turkey’s strongman. Officials act to stop shorting of lira and banking shares.
On October 13, on either side of the Tatras mountains, “illiberal democrats” faced their latest litmus tests. The ruling parties of PiS and Fidesz retain their grip on power, but in both countries foreign investors don't seem to care
It’s not clear at all that Donald Trump is serious about bringing forward sanctions with teeth. Turkish markets are gradually taking a hit, but there is some way to go before the government might lose its grip on the situation.
Uzbekistan has been on the radar of frontier market investors since President Shavkat Mirziyoyev began a large scale economic reform program nearly three years ago. But the easy stuff has already been done. It gets harder from here on in.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has sought to rebrand himself as neutral between east and west and an economic liberal, but his current actions — and past online musings — tell a different story.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian managed a delicate balancing act while hosting his authoritarian allies in Yerevan.
High growth, low inflation, a small fiscal deficit, a small current account deficit… the Erdogan administration’s latest medium-term economic programme has it all.
The incoming president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, took an unexpected decision of nominating Hungarian Laszlo Trocsanyi as commissioner for expansion as Hungary increases its influence in the region
Some American measures are raising hackles in Europe, militating against future coordinated action.
On September 14th, the Akademik Lomonosov, a first of its kind floating nuclear plant built by Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, arrived at Pevek, a port town on the remote Chukotka Peninsula in the Russian Arctic.
When a major infrastructure project ends, aggregate foreign investment can drop. That doesn’t mean the economy is heading south. Flows of foreign direct investment into Georgia have fallen 54% but that's ok
Against the backdrop of still weak economic indicators and deteriorating public confidence, the debates amongst senior officials over how to boost activity are intensifying.