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Political Risk Map 2015

Growing political risk in the year ahead and beyond

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]02.02.2015, 20:26

Geopolitical tensions, falling commodity prices, separatist movements, and more are shaping today’s political risk landscape. There is a clear divide between healthy emerging markets and those that...


Outlook 2015

Recovery with risks attached

Eric Heymann/Oliver Rakau/Stefan Schneider [DB Research]02.02.2015, 14:33

After a surprisingly good start to 2014, the German economy cooled noticeably in the course of the year. This was mainly due to the slowing of growth in key export markets and higher uncertainties on...



Crude oil consolidating, gold being challenged

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]02.02.2015, 14:23

January proved to be another difficult month for commodities as the trend of falling prices amid rising supply (from crude and corn to iron ore and copper) resulted in a seventh consecutive monthly...


45th World Economic Forum

New Framework to Help Companies Calculate Risk of Cyberattacks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]30.01.2015, 11:47

The World Economic Forum and its partners have developed a new way for organizations to calculate the impact of cyberthreats. The framework, called "cyber value-at-risk" comes at a time...


CFS Index

Financial institutions stop downsizing

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]26.01.2015, 09:00

The CFS Index, which measures the condition of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, increased significantly in the last quarter of 2014. It rose by 4 points to 115.4 points and reached...


The world in 30 years

Robots Replacing People, Robots Serving People: Forecast for 2045

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]23.01.2015, 10:02

About 30 years ago the personal computer began to make its way into regular use – and it went on to transform society and the way we live our lives. Kaspersky Lab’s experts decided to mark that...


45th World Economic Forum

A "Dangerous Mistake" to Ignore Uncertainty

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]21.01.2015, 11:26

Today’s global context is one of uncertainty, said Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation and Minister of Justice and Police. Uncertainty is prevalent in current conflicts and...

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