TAKING ‘OUTLOOK 2019’ TO ASIA

 
On 29 January, Alastair was a guest speaker at the Bank of Singapore’s outlook for 2019 https://mavenroundtable.io/globallead/politics/outlook-2019-issues-which-keep-me-awake-at-night-xXpyn_HfT0KbLJ8BiLK3JQ/ conference in Bangkok. En route he stopped of in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for Nomura International, speaking at nearly 30 meetings in total with investors based in the region.
 

Outlook 2019: Issues which keep me awake at night

On 6 January The Global Lead published an article focusing on Alastair’s top five political risks for 2019
 

Donald Trump: Doubling Down Dangerously

On 28 November, The Global Lead published an article by Alastair looking at Trump-derived political risk between now and the 2020 elections in the US with special reference to China/US relations (including trade) and Iran/oil.
 
 
 

‘Local’ elections which matter

WHO is this?Alastair’s two most recent articles for ‘The Global Lead’ both focus on upcoming ‘local’ elections which matter more than one might imagine from the limited press coverage, ie the 28 October election in the German state of Hesse and the 6 November gubernatorial elections in the US. 
 
Top marks if you can identify the woman in the photo who – spoiler alert – could be Chancellor of Germany in just a few weeks time.
 
 

China’s relations with the West

Also on 30 December, The Global Lead also published an article by Alastair on China’s relations with the West, with special reference to trade.