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12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Seminar on sustainability and opportunities for global public investors

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12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investor launch 2019: Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Launch of the 6th annual Global Public Investor: Sustainability panel discussion

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12 June 2019 / Global

Trump tariffs threaten world economy

Donald Trump's hard-lin e stance on the China trade issue could lead to a slowing in the world's second largest economy. This is bound to have spillover effects on economies with which the country has strong trade links, and could contribute to global financial market instability. Seemingly oblivious to the lessons from the collapse of Lehman Brothers during the 2008 financial crisis, Trump appears to think that the US economy is insulated from the rest of the world economy and is immune from a global financial market meltdown.

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12 June 2019 / Global

GPI 2019 special report: Asset allocation survey

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16 May 2019 / Africa

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement

The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African countries, it is by number of participating countries the largest trade agreement since the formation of the World Trade Organisation. It is increasingly recognised in the international trade discourse that trade must become more inclusive. The policy-makers behind the AfCFTA can learn from integration efforts elsewhere in the world. Failure, too, is a famously great teacher.

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15 May 2019 / China

China holds 'moral high ground'

Beijing's response to Washington's tariff increase on Chinese imports has, to date, been relatively mild. If the US were to expand its tariff measures, Beijing is expected to continue to retaliate in a similar reserved fashion. This is because it is difficult for China to respond with equal measures, since the country imports a great deal less from the US than the US does from China. However, this is not the only reason. By responding only mildly, China is able to maintain the moral high ground in this global dispute.

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03 May 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Emerging digital technologies for financial inclusion: Role of central banks

Workshop at the Asian Development Bank annual meeting

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05 April 2019 / Asia Pacific

UK-Singapore ties after Brexit

A panel discussion on 3 April in Singapore, organised by the British Chamber of Commerce, was convened to discuss the probable repercussions of the delay and the implications of Brexit for Asian stakeholders. Speakers at the panel were positive about the future of the Singapore-UK partnership, writes Adam Cotter.

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25 March 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

How do central banks invest

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