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The Trump-Xi Summit Paves the Way to New Realism in US-Chinese Trade

April 12, 2017

By Dan Steinbock                  Despite preliminary pessimism, the Trump-Xi Summit showed greater trade pragmatism than initially expected,

Europe

Return of Sovereign France

April 9, 2017

By Dan Steinbock In France, President Hollande’s utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election.

Finance and Banking

Brexit and the Banks: Fight or Flight?

April 9, 2017

By Barbara Casu This article discusses the key implications of Brexit for the UK financial services industry, looking at the differences between: membership

Emerging Trends

Trade is Slowing Down: What Does This Imply for Globalisation and Public Policy?

April 9, 2017

By Danny Leipziger The phenomenon of slower world trade growth coincides with new protectionist sentiment and challenges to the view that globalisation is

Frontier Markets

Changing Tides in International Trade

March 28, 2017

By Victor Andres Manhit Although trade has played an important role in advancing economic growth, it has since lost its dynamism. Asian economies, however,

Business & Innovation

Salespeople: A Canary in the Economic Coal Mine

April 9, 2017

By Ben Laker and Nicholas Read Since 2008, sales performance was restored to a modicum of health. But the metrics are starting to backtrack again. Solving the

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China

The Trump-Xi Summit Paves the Way to New Realism in US-Chinese Trade

April 12, 2017

By Dan Steinbock                  Despite preliminary pessimism, the Trump-Xi Summit showed greater trade pragmatism than initially expected,

Trumping World Trade

January 24, 2017

Middle East & Africa

Syria – Trump may just have started WWIII

April 12, 2017

By Peter Koenig The conflict in Syria continues to haunt not only the media but also the minds and hearts of people who have witnessed the horrendous effects

United You Don’t Stand

February 20, 2017

Duterte and The Philippines

The Philippine Peso Squeeze      

April 19, 2017

By Dan Steinbock In the first quarter, the Philippine peso depreciated against the US dollar. Internationally, this was attributed to President Duterte’s

Culture & Lifestyle

Tourism and the Modern World

March 28, 2017

By Eric G. E. Zuelow Tourism is among the largest industries in the world and many people assume that humans engaged in leisure travel from earliest times. In

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