World economy

Global growth solid H2

Who benefits from an acceleration in global growth?

LONDON | By Barclays analysts | Investor expectations have been slow to incorporate the improvement in global business confidence, and the persistent pessimism presents an opportunity to be long assets that will benefit from an acceleration in global growth.

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15 Global Challenges for the Next Decades

WASHINGTON | By Jerome C. Glenn via BBVA Openmind| Although many of the trends and possible future developments explained in this chapter can be quite depressing, based on sixteen years of research on the 15 Global Challenges identified by The Millennium Project, I have come to the conclusion that we have the resources and ideas to address them, and that there is more agreement about how to build a better future than is evident in the media, yet decision-making and institutional capacity — so far — is insufficient to make the decisions fast enough and on the scale large enough to build a better future.


Three silver lines in the euro sky

LONDON | You needn't be a bureaucrat in the payroll of any of the myriad of euro institutions to launch a campaign that points at the various strengths the common currency area still possesses. Day after day, whether it's new developments in politics or foreign direct investment balances, some piece of data brings up the surprising resilience that wows non-euro observers. Amid the sorry situation of the euro estate, JP…