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31 Mar 2017
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With Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and a series of European elections, populism and political risk has moved to centre ...
06 Jun 2016
Just as the sharing economy is disrupting many traditional economic models and relationships, it is also creating misalignments ...
15 Nov 2018
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The Phillips Curve, which says that as the unemployment rate falls, nominal wages will rise, is making a comeback. Many labour ...
15 Oct 2018
Alongside the 2018 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings, policy makers highlighted that the global economy is inadequately prepared for ...
13 Jun 2019
We see 35% probability of recession in the US in 2020, mostly due to external factors. Recession would hit re/insurers' net ...
12 Apr 2019
Central bank de-facto independence must be maintained. It has led to many years of low and stable inflation, and also ...
06 Mar 2019
Economic power shift from west to east continues The emerging markets will be the engine of growth for the global economy and ...
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07 Feb 2019
Global monetary and financial conditions in 2019 are set to bring episodes of foreign exchange (FX) volatility that will impact ...
17 Dec 2018
We expect softer and diverging global economic growth in 2019. We are also keeping a close watch on the three Ps: prices, as ...
22 May 2019
Since the global financial crisis, the worldʼs major central banks have engaged in extraordinary policy measures resulting in ...