Political risk

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Risk management

The risk of adverse consequences arising from the actions of governments or of governmental agencies.

The term may also extend to the consequences of the failure of government, or of a regime change.

This wider concept is sometimes known as 'geopolitical risk'.

Promising outlook despite populism risks
"Despite serious political risks linked to populism on both sides of the Atlantic, the growth outlook looks very promising indeed."
The Treasurer magazine, March 2017, p17 - Kallum Pickering, senior UK economist, Berenberg Bank.

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