Geopolitics, fiscal policy and institutional resilience will be key considerations in elections this year, writes Taylor Pearce, senior economist, OMFIF’s Economic and Monetary Policy Institute.
Elections could see major turning points in mature markets, not just newly democratic states, argues Elliot Hentov, head of macro policy research, State Street Global Advisors.
As a chaotic election campaign kicks off, the investment case for the US ultimately depends on the strength of its institutions, explains Christopher Smart, managing partner, Arbroath Group.
Decarbonisation, immigration and fiscal policy will be high on the campaign agenda, writes Andrew Pilgrim, UK financial services partner at EY.
European Parliament elections will be determined by inflation, the Russia-Ukraine war and the growing influence of extremes, explains Geoffrey Yu, senior strategist at BNY Mellon.
Modi looks set to return amid continued strong infrastructure spending but modest fiscal consolidation, writes Jeremy Zook, director, Asia sovereign ratings, Fitch Ratings.
Politics no longer drives Mexican financial markets, but reforms are required to become a nearshoring nirvana, writes Nikhil Sanghani, managing director, Economic and Monetary Policy Institute, OMFIF.
A coalition could bring more stability, or it could make addressing challenges harder, writes Jeff Gable, head of macro and fixed income research, Absa.
A two-round election is the most likely scenario, write Johanna Chua, head of emerging market economics at Citi Global Markets Asia and Helmi Arman, Indonesia chief economist at Citi Global Markets.
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