The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance.
Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our conclusions on these issues.
Germany: The German government will reportedly introduce new rules that will give Berlin more power to veto company takeovers – a move that which would limit foreign investment into Germany. This is just one example of increased protectionism in Europe. We will be looking into how European countries are increasingly using protectionist policies and why.
China: On July 11, Chinese military personnel set sail for Djibouti, where they will set up a Chinese naval support base. This will be China’s first overseas military base. It will be extremely difficult for China to maintain, and it is unlikely to enable