World Risk Developments October 2018

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World Risk Developments October 2018

In this month's edition of World Risk Developments we look at the following stories:

  • World—IMF downgrades global outlook and warns of growing risks
  • Emerging Asia—Repeat of 1997 crisis unlikely
  • PNG—Sovereign bond issue bodes well; but FX shortages remain 
  • MENA—Oil price gains should support greater public spending
  • Brazil—New president highlights shift away from centrist politics
  • Latin America—Fast growing consumer market offers opportunities

Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Fred Gibson, Senior Economist


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