Southeast Europe / Opinion

COMMENT: Moldovan president’s determination to stop an airport deal appears increasingly misleading

Will Nicoll in Edinburgh September 17, 2019

As a president with questionable allies and commercial partners renews his attacks on the foreign owner of the country’s only international airport, foreign capital takes flight for good.

NEWSBASE: The attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure are the oil industry's 9/11

bne IntelliNews September 16, 2019

The attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure could turn out to be the oil industry’s 9/11. Reacting to the news, JP Morgan said: “Clearly oil assets have been massively mispriced. The assumption that production facilities are secure is wrong."

Who’s behind the proposed Turkish buyer of British Steel?

GPW Political Risk August 23, 2019

GPW Political Risk on how the move by a military pension fund unit to acquire the unloved, neglected UK company may have been motivated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s personal agenda—and he may require a political quid pro quo.

COMMENT: Romania's inflation above 4% again

ING August 13, 2019

At 4.1% y/y, Romania's July inflation will probably be the highest print for the year, ING analysts write.

TURKEY INSIGHT: Awesome, surreal!

Akin Nazli in Belgrade August 1, 2019

Top officials say it’s all starting to come together for the Turkish economy. So why are some observers sniggering at the back?