Platinum heavyweights have set their sights elsewhere after protracted labor disputes hurt their operations in South Africa. But a recent mine closure in Zimbabwe suggests that risks remain in platinum markets.
Demographic and economic trends suggest that Canada’s shift towards a more hawkish foreign policy will outlast the Harper government.
Will Narendra Modi’s concept of ‘transways’ be enough to silence domestic interest groups and entrench meaningful cooperation between China, India, and Nepal?
Japan’s public debt is expected to reach the eye-popping level of 240% of GDP in 2014, solidifying its undisputed position as the most indebted country in the industrialized world. Will the Abe government manage to turn things around?
The people of Argentina are facing their second debt default in just 13 years, but there’s reason to believe that this one won’t be as economically painful as the last.
Something deadly is creeping across African borders, undetected
Years of rhetoric has finally entered the realm of substance, as the BRICS have officially signed off on a plan to create rival institutions to the IMF and World Bank.
Change must be embraced if the United States is to adapt to the new normal of globalized wealth.
Geopoliticalmonitor.com’s Geneva-based Director Benjamin Syme Van Ameringen reports from the launch of the UNOSAT Global Report on Maritime Piracy (1995-2013).
Detaching Russia from the commercial flows that bind it to the West is easier said than done.