Skip to content
Subscriber Only

A Divided U.S. Tops Pandemic in Eurasia’s List of Market Risks

  • Emerging markets face debt crunch, slower recovery in new year
  • Climate initiatives, U.S.-China tension also rank high on list
Video player cover image
U.S. Political Division Is Eurasia Group’s Top Risk for 2021

Deepening divisions in the U.S. as President Donald Trump refuses to accept the election result tops Eurasia Group’s list of top risks to markets in 2021, beating out even the pandemic and its drag on the economy.

President-elect Joe Biden may face challenges never seen before by a Group of Seven leader, with about half the country seeing his leadership as illegitimate, Eurasia President Ian Bremmer and Chairman Cliff Kupchan said in a note.