SINGAPORE (Nov 26): The mood among investors and businesses worldwide seems to be increasingly fragile, marked by growing despondency as a dark cloud of uncertainty hangs over many important issues. To clarify where the world is heading and what it means for us in Asia, we need to focus on the vitally important political and economic variables that really matter.

As we do that, the picture that emerges is that of possible short-term upsides. But, the medium-term outlook does not seem promising.

Geopolitical challenges: A decidedly mixed picture

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