Introduction to Geopolitics

An Introductory Guide to Geopolitics: Understanding Its Impact on Global Markets

Geopolitics often seems like an abstract concept, but it plays a critical role in shaping the world economy and financial markets. This introductory guide will help you understand the essentials of geopolitics and the tools and risks associated with it. Let’s jump right in!

Geopolitical Interactions and Globalisation

Dive into the world of geopolitics, exploring state and non-state actors, cultural factors, and the relationship between geopolitics and globalization. Unravel the benefits and concerns of globalization, and the four quadrants that describe a country’s behavior in geopolitics.

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Trade Organisations

Explore the roles and objectives of major trade organizations like the IMF, World Bank, and WTO, and understand how they contribute to global trade, economic development, and the fight against poverty.

► Dive into the workings of trade organizations here.

Geopolitics: Tools and Risks

Unravel the types of geopolitical tools, such as national security, economic, and financial tools, and learn how to analyze geopolitical risks like event, exogenous, and thematic risks. Understand the importance of geopolitical risk in investment processes and explore potential actions for investors.

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