Given the increasingly global nature of investment portfolios, an understanding of country risk is very important. The country-risk measures are correlated with future equity returns and equity valuation measures. With GBA’s Country Political and Economic Risk Analysis Service, you can get some important insights into the sovereign, currency, and banking sectors of a region that will help forecast your business. You can monitor emerging and developed markets continuously using regularly reviewed country risk rating models and assess the risks to your business posed by the political and economic situations there. Analyze credit risks and compare risk across countries, forecasts, and back series for a wide range of macroeconomic data relevant to risk assessment, including the public finances, exchange rates, the banking sector, and the external payments position with a standardized format and forecasting methodology.