Europe

Ukraine’s Court Jester Jostle

Ukraine stocks and bonds were on edge though the half-year as decent growth collided with anti-corruption failure to unlock IMF ...

Central Europe’s Forgotten Convergence Crusade

With the main Central Europe stock markets in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland beaten up through the first half, ...

Russia’s Designated Selloff Scenario Spread

After a 10% Q1 stock market gain to lead the regional MSCI index while local bond foreign ownership was one-third ...

Latvia’s Lengthy Laundry List Collection

Baltic stocks paused from their strong 2018 start as banking center Latvia again came under money laundering and sanctions-busting scrutiny, ...

Turkey’s No Good Cresting Credit Craze

Turkish stocks were pressed to sustain their 2017 35% MSCI gain as political opposition to President Erdogan further solidified with ...

Russia’s Banking Blockade Blowback

Russian shares tried to finish the year positive, as President Putin signaled his reelection run amid swirling allegations of manipulation ...

The Balkans’ Lingering Reconciliation Trials

As notorious war criminal Mladic was found guilty on almost all counts and sentenced to life for his ethnic extermination ...

Europe’s Strange State Enterprise Striations

An IMF working paper divides state-owned firms into the “good, bad and ugly” in a dozen European countries with financial, ...

Russia’s Revolutionary Sentiment Turn

On the centenary of the Bolshevik revolution overthrowing the czars Russian stocks stayed down less than 5% on the MSCI ...

The Czech Republic’s Missing Mate Mooring

Czech Republic stocks, after a 20 percent MSCI index advance through September, rocketed on the sweeping election win of former ...

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