Country Governance Research Commentary – August 2016

Country Ranking Trends August was a quiet month with no changes in Magni Country Scores. One month does not form a trend so the lack of change should not be considered significant. To the extent that a trend is forming, Magni is watching promising developments in India and China which could become positive reforms and/or […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – May 2016

Country Ranking Trends The temporary stall of governance improvements around the world continues. During May Magni Research identified no changes in scores for any of the countries in the developed or emerging markets. Magni is looking to see the extent to which the global trend of populism among political figures, along with their rhetoric, is […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – October 2015

Country Ranking Trends Chile, France, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Spain, and the United Kingdom were downgraded for newly apparently shortcomings in the fiscal transparency. At the same time Italy, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, and Thailand were upgraded for recent progress in making their fiscal policy more transparent. A stable and transparent fiscal policy provides a better environment […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – July 2015

Country Ranking Magni Research upgraded Philippines for its progress in implementing improvements to its Fiscal Policy. The upgrade move Philippines up 5 places in relative rank, though it is still relatively low ranked with scores comparable to India, yet behind Indonesia. Both the United States and Mexico were reviewed for changes in their adherence to […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – May 2015

Country Ranking Magni research updated their evaluations of each country’s scores related to shareholder protections, including corporate governance and insolvency. This review resulted in changes to the scores of 26 of the 47 countries Magni evaluates. Although most of the changes were modest, Canada saw it’s score for these criteria rise meaningfully, while France and […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – February 2015

Country Ranking Magni Research left scores for all countries unchanged last month. Information received in the last month reconfirmed existing scores. The recent trend regarding year-over-year changes continued with the scores of South Korea, Japan, Spain and Philippines rising the most, while the scores of United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, New […]

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Global Trends – October 2013

Global Trends: Volume 1, Issue 2 Global Trends: Analysis A Deeper Look: Indonesia, Turkey, the Philippines, Thailand and India Standards Spotlight: The Importance of Effective Banking Supervision Recommended Reading Download Here: Magni – Global Trends – Vol 1 Issue 2

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