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The Fourth Industrial Revolution was a key topic of discussion at Davos 2019. It's clear that the companies most likely to succeed in this coming economic age are the ones that best facilitate collaboration between humans and machines
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Andrés Manuel López Obrador was sworn is as Mexico’s president at the end of last year, off the back of a campaign that promised...
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Immedis continues to achieve positive growth by putting people first
Immedis has achieved exceptional growth over the last couple of years by ensuring that it remains focused on cultivating strong relationships with employees, clients...
Greece’s banking woes continue despite exiting bailout programme
Last year, Greece finally regained its financial independence after the end of its eight-year bailout programme, but inherent problems still persist in the country....
Fullerton Markets is helping to drive forex’s age of disruption
The constantly evolving nature of customer expectations and the ever-growing influence of technological advancements on the sector mean that the forex market is in...
Modi’s grand manufacturing vision may be falling flat
The Make in India policy was billed as the initiative that was going to transform the country into a genuine manufacturing heavyweight, but insufficient...
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With Vietnam’s economy expanding at an impressive rate, navigating its unique business culture is vital for potential investors hoping to enter this burgeoning market
FXTM continues to revolutionise the forex market
With mobile trading growing in popularity and the impact of artificial intelligence now being felt, companies like FXTM are proving crucial to helping the...
The eurozone’s solidarity fallacy
There is talk in the eurozone of adopting a principle of joint liability, so that credit risk can be spread equally across all member states. Many argue this will undermine stability by encouraging governments to pursue unwise fiscal policies
Financing international cooperation
High-income countries should be doing more to fight extreme poverty, climate change and inadequate educational standards. With many regional bodies suffering from underfunding, however, it may be time to introduce a global tax system to help fund such solutions
The new risks in risk regulation
With officials caught between consumers’ demands for sound financial practices and bankers’ requirements for regulatory freedom, it is possible that recent warnings over the state of the global economy are merely designed to protect regulators in the event of a crisis
The slow death of global stock markets
Over the past two decades, the number of listed companies has dropped on both sides of the Atlantic. Does this decline merely mirror the...
Top 5 sustainable banks
Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword brandished by image-savvy banks, it has become a driving force propelling the financial industry into a new...
Providing businesses with peace of mind in Nigerian waters
The constant spectre of maritime criminality hangs over the businesses operating in Nigeria's territorial waters. It is crucial that security services are able to...
Against the odds: Ursula Burns’ extraordinary rise to the top
Ursula Burns made history as the first African American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company when she became CEO of Xerox in 2009....
How interest rates are impacting the sukuk market
As the Federal Reserve sticks to its strategy of patience and the European Central Bank's negative interest rates remain in place, it's important to...
Italy’s construction crisis leaves many questions unanswered
Italy’s infrastructure woes appear to worsen with each passing year, with the most recent tragedy – the well-documented Genoa bridge collapse last August –...
Top 5 markets for payday lenders
Payday lending frequently hits the headlines across the globe – but not always for the right reasons. We take a look into the history...
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