Board Agenda reports on a handful of risk-related tremors around the world, from UK election woes to Eurozone growth and a renewable energy spike.
Politics — May limps on
After a general election in early June failed to give any party an overall majority, the UK remains the developed nation facing the greatest political uncertainty. Prime minister Theresa May will limp on with a minority government, but it is a risky venture.
The opposition is gunning for May, but many in her own party believe her days as the UK’s chief executive are numbered too. The election result poses big questions about the kind of Brexit deal May now has a mandate to pursue, and about the Tory policy of austerity.
Economy — Euro area is the good-news zone
With all the talk of Brexit it’s easy to for
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Chief Andrew Bailey will appear before MPs to answer questions on the work of the Financial Conduct Authority, including a consultation on allowing sovereign-owned companies a premium listing in the UK.