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Maintain Vigilance On Ukraine

So far, the crisis in Ukraine has broadly followed the core scenario we outlined in early March, with Russian military activity contained to the Crimean peninsula, the threat of sanctions limited to...

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Premium Automakers Set To Outperform

Though many automakers continue to underperform, premium brands such as Audi and BMW are surging ahead. While BMI has recently closed our bullish key market view on Daimler, we believe that the world...

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The EU's Uncertain Energy Future

The operating environment for energy firms in the European Union is extremely challenging, as the bloc's energy policy and its future direction remains confused. Governments are struggling to balance...

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Two Eurozone Stock Markets To Watch

The technical outlook for Spanish and German stocks could hold the key to the medium-term macro and market direction for the eurozone. While we remain broadly neutral towards Spanish stocks, which...

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Global Political Risks In 2013

Business Monitor International (BMI) has just published its latest quarterly Global Political Outlook, covering the year 2013. Perhaps the biggest single political risk with major international...

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The Outlook For Western European Equities

BMI is seeing increasing value in Western European equities as an asset class, although selectivity is crucial. The key themes driving our thinking are: Policy and regulatory uncertainty: Questions...

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