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Global Economy

Fasten your seatbelts, next few months will be turbulent for EMs

Despite economic prospects brightening, the next few months could be turbulent, thanks to policy changes and geopolitical turmoil.


Businesses must prepare for a New Cold War that could be worse than the last

Businesses must "Get Understanding", "Get the Best Governance" and "Get Resilience".

Global Economy

Geopolitics in Europe not a concern for investors as foreign direct investment hits record high

SINGAPORE (June 11): In 2017, Europe attracted a record level of foreign direct investment (FDI) with 6,653 projects, according to the 2018 edition of the EY European attractiveness survey.

Investing strategies

Why ‘shorting volatility’ is now in trend, and what it really means

SINGAPORE (Aug 3): As investors allocate their portfolios on hopes of continued global economic expansion, it seems the entire world is shorting volatility, says David F. Lafferty, Natixis senior vice president, chief market strategist.

Saudi-led alliance moves to isolate Qatar over Iran tensions

RIYADH/WASHINGTON (June 5): Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries cut off most diplomatic and economic ties to Qatar in an unprecedented move designed to punish one of the region’s financial superpowers for its ties with Iran and Islamist groups i