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Source: The Guardian
If Brexit is any guide Boris Johnson will yield in the endgame to the EU but will be too busy taking a victory lap to spell out the concessions he has made
February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - EditorialSource: The Guardian
These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.
Source: South China Morning Post
China’s trade and tariff war with the US is its biggest economic threat, with growth now expected to slip below the psychologically important 6 per cent figure
December 30, 2019 Get Brexit done’? We’re not even allowed to mention itSource: The Guardian
When Johnson returns from the West Indies and moves on from victory celebrations to the hard study of what his officials tell him, he should realise that his campaign promises are totally incompatible with the appalling economic...
Imagine there’s no trade deal and that the U.S.-China battle is left to rumble on through most of next year instead.
November 29, 2019 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is redefining the economy as we know itSource: World Economic Form
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) upends current economic frameworks. Who makes money - and how - has changed. Demographics have changed. Even the skills that brought our society to where we are today have changed. Leaders...
November 12, 2019 ‘This is the most prosperous economy the world has ever seen’ says Jamie Dimon — and it’s going to continueSource: MarketWatch
“The consumer, which is 70% of the U.S. economy, is quite strong,” he said. “Confidence is very high. Their balance sheets are in great shape. And you see that the strength of the American consumer is driving the American economy...
November 5, 2019 Remember: it’s austerity, not Europe, that broke BritainSource: The Guardian
As that great New York Times commentator Roger Cohen put it recently: “Britain is stuck … The fantasy voted for in 2016 is not the reality of 2019 … Democracies are exercises in constant reassessment. The core reason nobody has...
October 31, 2019 Boris Johnson has inadvertently taught us the greatest skill in politics: compromise
No British government has been elected by a majority of voters since 1935. All the others, even those with so-called landslides, have won with minority support. As party loyalties become looser and voters shop around between more...
September 24, 2019 The trade war is weighing ‘like a big, dark cloud’ on the global economy,Source: CNBC
For incoming European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, the U.S.-China trade war is the biggest threat to the global economy.
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