Emmanuel Macron, the French president, presents himself internationally as a bold statesman – yet his much-needed domestic reforms are remarkable for their timidity, says Frédéric Guirinec.
Articles written by Frederic Guirinec
British riders are dominating the Tour de France again. Could the publicity, along with advances in electric bikes, encourage us to swap four wheels for two? Frédéric Guirinec looks at the best ways to invest.
The Baltic states’ economies are too small to attract the attention of many investors – but it’s worth keeping an eye on dynamic entrepreneurial markets like these, says Frédéric Guirinec.
Italy’s politics have long been an international joke – but after an exceptionally farcical election at a difficult time, that joke isn’t funny any more, say Frédéric Guirinec and Cris Sholto Heaton.
Viktor Orban’s policies have raised fears about the future of democracy in Hungary, but voters like his handling of the economy. Frédéric Guirinec reports.
There are good reasons for foreign investors to be nervous about Russia. But there are also reasons for cautious optimism about its future, says Frédéric Guirinec.
Picking the start-up stars of the future can be a potential minefield, but listed incubators and accelerators offer some great buying opportunities, says Frédéric Guirinec.
Emmanuel Macron has promised a “profound transformation” of France. Investors should be sceptical about whether he can succeed, says Frederic Guirinec.
The Czech Republic is roaring ahead, yet on a price-earnings ratio of nine, it’s the cheapest stockmarket in the world after Russia, says Frederic Guirinec.
Fears over the impact of Poland’s current government are overdone – and that spells opportunity for patient investors to buy some good firms cheaply, says Frederic Guirinec