• BCMstrategy, Inc.

Political Risk vs. Policy Risk

2021 begins by delivering yet more dramatic developments. The pandemic continues to increase in intensity globally, economies are reacting in different ways, digital economy and geopolitical tensions continue to increase....and then we had the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. All in the first working week of 2021. Grab your seatbelts; it's going to be quite a year.

This is a good time for investors and risk managers to identify clearly which developments constitute policy risk and which constitute political risk.

Interactive Brokers earlier this morning published our primer on how to make the distinction and why it matters for investors seeking to generate alpha as well as for risk managers seeking to hedge exposures and create more meaningful, accurate scenario analysis.

Read the Interactive Brokers post HERE:

To take your nowcasting and scenario analysis to the next level during 2021, please join us for our first webinar of the year on January 14.

Register for the webinar today on Zoom.


PolicyScope data is available through the Bloomberg Enterprise Access Point.

Customized widgets and dashboards are available via API HERE.

Analytical scenario analysis (The Scenarios -- twice monthly) and daily global macro analysis of platform data (The PolicyScope Risk Monitor) are also available.