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Paris Terror Attacks Bring Political, Economic Consequences

by Markus Kuger

November 19, 2015

French flag at memorial for victims of Paris terror attacks

A new wave of violence in the wake of last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris could undermine France’s long-term ...

China’s Singles Day Breaks Records

by Amy Schein

November 16, 2015

Alibaba banner for Singles Day 2015 in China

If you think Black Friday is the world’s biggest shopping day, then you haven’t heard of Singles Day. The ...

Turkey’s Election Results: Erdogan Faces Business Challenges

by Warwick Knowles

November 11, 2015

Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Markets reacted positively to the unexpected landslide victory of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey’s recent presidential ...

Trade Terms Drive Successful Global Partnerships

by Isaac Leung

November 11, 2015

world map with lines between countries

Advising exporters on cross-border risk management strategy is tricky business. Credit sales via “open account” may win ...

Oil Importers: Winners or Losers of the Oil Price Plunge?

by Jaspreet Sehmi

November 4, 2015

Oil refinery in Russia

The dramatic decline in oil prices has altered the global investment landscape, posing new risks but also generating ...

What Does the Trans-Pacific Partnership Mean for Asia?

by Oana Aristide

November 3, 2015

Colorful buildings in Tokyo Japan

Twelve countries, including the world’s largest and third-largest economies, the US and Japan, have signed the ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Key to Elusive Growth for Latin America?

by Michelle Campbell

November 2, 2015

Cranes and export ship in a port of Valparaiso, Chile

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) could provide the impetus for a new phase of growth in Latin America. The TPP, ...

Rand Weakness a Symptom of South Africa’s Deeper Challenges

by Bodhi Ganguli

October 26, 2015

South Africa rand currency bills and coins

The South African rand will be one of the worst-performing currencies in the emerging market (EM) heading into 2016. ...

Brexit: Threat or Opportunity for UK Businesses?

by Daniele Fraietta

October 23, 2015

UK and European Union flag

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? In 2017 — or possibly sooner — the UK is ...

Inflation in the Eurozone: Time for Bigger Guns?

by Markus Kuger

October 19, 2015

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi

With inflation rates in the eurozone remaining substantially below the European Central Bank’s (ECB) target of less ...

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