Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

The database World-Check Country Risk Ranking from Thomson Reuters is now available for use inside the library.

What does it do?

World-Check Country Risk Ranking provides a current ranking of countries based on political, economic and criminal factors from hundreds of independent sources and international organisations, including the World Bank, Financial Action Task Force, OECD and World Economic Forum.

World-Check Country Risk Ranking screenshot
World-Check Country Risk Ranking screenshot

Risk factors include:
• Type of governance
• Political stability
• Armed conflict
• Human Rights
• GDP
• Debt
• Credit Sovereign Ratings
• Fraud
• Human trafficking
• Corruption

World-Check Country Ranking risk factors breakdown
World-Check Country Ranking risk factors breakdown

Ranking is updated when new source material is published. Ratings are transparent and linked directly to their sources.

World-Check Country Risk Ranking risk factors
Political factors

 

How can we get access it?

World-Check Country Risk Ranking can be accessed on networked computers at Northampton Square Library or Cass Learning Resource Centre. Users should ask at the helpdesk to get access. Please note only one user at a time can access it at each site.
Questions about World-Check Country Risk Ranking can be directed to Samantha Halford (samantha.halford.1@city.ac.uk) or Catie Tuttle (catie.tuttle.1@city.ac.uk).

Update to PI Navigator

On Monday 21st May, PI Navigator was retired for a new database: Filings Expert.

How does this change affect you?

  • From Monday 21st May, PI Navigator is longer accessible, and login credentials for PI Navigator  will no longer work.
  • If you need to access PI Navigator in (or indeed a database with company accounts), please refer to Filings Expert.
  • There is no longer a need to use a generic username and password. You can now login to Filings Expert with your City username and password from the City Library website.

How is Filings Expert different to PI Navigator?

Filings Expert retains all the core functions we knew and loved about PI Navigator, including original documentation of: M&A transactions, debt and equity and annual reports, which can be downloaded into Excel, and adds the following exciting new features:

  • International Private Company Accounts for the top 500 companies in 17 jurisdictions
  • Investor presentations and transactions for over 26,000 companies
  • Predictive text searching
  • Advanced text searching
  • Alerting capabilities for text search results.

Want to have a look? Login to Filings Expert with your City username and password to get started.

If you have any questions about this change, please contact Cass Library Services on CassLibrary@city.ac.uk.