Trouble on the streets of cities across Brazil is making headlines as football fans everywhere get ready for the World Cup. But civil unrest and political violence is a significant problem in many countries today.

Retail and transport sectors face the highest risk of terrorist attack, according to the latest research from Lloyd’s broker Aon.

Political risk in emerging markets is expected to heighten in 2014 as governments look to balance lower economic growth with the increased expectations of their growing populations.



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