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Country analysis

EIU Global Forecast - Sovereign debt crises are coming

Global - Tackling the pandemic will leave holes in government budgets; many emerging-markets will experience financial distress.

Not working: Hun Sen tested by rising unemployment

Cambodia - Workers will protest against job losses, but a harsh response by security forces will prevent unrest from spreading.

Banking sector risks are on the rise amid coronavirus shock

Latin America - Financial stresses will mount the longer the recession lasts, despite ample central bank liquidity measures.

Risk analysis

Risk analysis

World risk: Alert - Global Risk Scenarios

World - The potentially devastating impact of the coronavirus on global demand and risks of sovereign defaults are out top two global economic risks.

Turkey heads for worst recession in 19 years

Turkey - Some restrictions on the economy will be lifted in May, but Turkey's economy is set to fall off a cliff.

Geopolitics after Covid-19: is the pandemic a turning point?

World - The pandemic may act as an accelerant, inflaming rivalries and accelerating the fracturing of the global order.

Industry analysis

Industry analysis

The auto sector in July 2020

World - Automotive - As we enter the second half of 2020, The Economist Intelligence Unit gives its view of key trends in the auto sector.

Green light for EU consolidation?

Europe - Telecommunications - The EU General Court has overturned a 2016 decision to block an O2-Three merger, reigniting consolidation hopes.

Dire scenarios

USA - Banking - Fed lets banks pay dividends, but bars share buybacks, following stress test report outlining tough paths to recovery.

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EIU Perspectives

Covid-19: tracking the pandemic

This chart, updated daily, follows the spread of confirmed cases across regions and tracks the 15 worst-affected countries over time.

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Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the rise of digital payments

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