Skip to main content

Global Political Analysis

Will the European elections turn the continent upside down?

Wednesday, 08 May 2024, written by Andy Langenkamp

From 6-9 June, over 400 million eligible voters will be able to vote for the European Union's only directly elected institution, the European Parliament. What will the election outcome mean for the euro, interest rates, equities and the gold price?

This report is published: Bi-weekly

Get access to this report

Get access

Previous reports

Chaos in the new Middle Ages

Monday, 29 April 2024

The American think tank Rand believes that we are in the new Middle Ages, with far-reaching consequences for international relations and the global economy. What exactly does this new world look like and what are the implications for the financial markets?

Is the US headed blindly towards the fiscal abyss?

Thursday, 11 April 2024

This week, we will zoom in on the fiscal policies and the consequences for markets we can expect if Trump becomes president again, but also if American voters allow Joe Biden to stay on in the White House.

Trump II - blessing or disaster for the financial markets?

Thursday, 14 March 2024

The chances of Donald Trump again inhabiting the White House starting next January are significant. What policies can we expect from Trump II and how will they affect the dollar, stocks, bonds and commodities, among others?

Also available: Consultancy & Analysis on request

Bi-weekly publication & consultancy  

In today’s complex, volatile and interconnected business and investing climate, decision-makers often struggle to effectively sift through the volumes of data about (geo)political, financial and economic risks. With our Global Political Analysis we filter out the noise and help you understand the political risks on the horizon. For clients in need of customized analysis, monitoring, scenarios and forecasts, we offer various consultancy services and write analyses on request. Feel free to contact me to discuss the options. 

Our clients & cases

We supported a luxury bedding company with production facilities in the Philippines by providing an analysis of the national political situation and the potential impact of rising protectionism and geopolitical tensions within the Asian region. 

A veterinary pharmaceutical company asked us for an assessment of the political-economic developments in Egypt and the likelihood of (further) capital controls and the consequences for the Egyptian pound. We also offered our insights into the political situation in Poland and the relations between Brussels and Warsaw.

For a corporate client in the business of digital learning tools, we presented an overview of the critical political risks for the world economy in the coming quarters, with a special focus on the chances of Trump becoming president again and the potential implications for EUR/USD.  

This is our promise to you

  • Independent

    ECR is privately owned and strictly independent. ECR Research has no investment or trading activities. Our sole aim is to provide you with research and advice to best suit your needs.

  • Time saving

    No nonsense or jargon, but crystal clear and thought-provoking analyses of all that matters. 100+ sources of the world’s leading research condensed into just 20 minutes of reading time for you!

  • Value for money

    ECR offers a high-quality service at just a fraction of the cost of alternative, in-house and external, research solutions. We guarantee that you will find a subscription package that suits you!

Get started with your complimentary trial!

Request a free trial to access all publications on our research platform for 40-days, without any obligation!

Request free access