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

Gender Balance Index 2019

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20 February 2019 / Global

Keeping the peace in US-China talks

Ongoing US-China trade talks are a skirmish in what could become a protracted struggle. Not a trade war, but a wider contest – hopefully economic, not military – to realign global economic interests. One way to keep that contest peaceful is to recognise it is a long-term project that could benefit both sides if they keep communication channels open. It seems negotiators will reach some sort of agreement on the discussion of punitive tariffs to defuse that issue in the short term. Leaks about possible concessions are seeping out.

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19 February 2019 / US

Augmenting Treasury trade partner report

The mid-April deadline for the next US Treasury report on the foreign exchange policies of major trading partners looms. The civil servants do an outstanding job, but can do even better. Since the passage of the 2015 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, the report has focused on whether the top 12 US trading partners have significant bilateral surpluses with the US, material current account surpluses, and engaged in persistent one-sided foreign exchange intervention. The Act does not preclude a more fulsome global economic discussion.

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25 January 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Europe

Trade, China and Brexit: Global Economic Challenges for 2019

A high-level panel discussion on global economic challenges for 2019.

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