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Rise of activist investors
The number of activist shareholder campaigns is growing, with numerous high-profile cases grabbing headlines. What’s behind this surge, which companies are in the firing line and what’s next?
Cracks in the system
The failures of Silicon Valley Bank in America and Swiss giant Credit Suisse raised the spectre that has haunted regulators ever since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008: Just how safe are the world’s banking giants and the global financial system?
China’s great slowdown
Years of ‘zero-Covid’ lockdowns have battered the Chinese economy, slowing down growth to its lowest rate in 30 years. Could this be the end of high-performing China as we know it?
Rise of the robots
The release of ChatGPT was a landmark step in the advancement of AI, but what do the developments mean for the current workforce, and how are governments addressing the risks as AI increases its dominance?
The dangerous growth of shadow banking
Since the global financial crisis, regulators have restricted the lending abilities of traditional banks, leaving the riskier bits to non-bank financial institutions. The policy may have gravely backfired
What happens when a country runs out of money?
Sri Lanka offers a sobering lesson on the perils of sovereign debt and the political bacteria that thrive in a power vacuum
The most successful leaders in history
What do history’s most inspiring business leaders have in common, and what qualities helped them to succeed?
Brazil is back
The last four years have taken Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from a jail cell to Brazil’s presidential palace. In a political comeback of unparalleled proportions, the nation’s new president-elect is now returning to finish the work he started two decades ago
Privacy versus Profits
The future-defining fines that initially made the headlines have yet to materialise, but experts say the GDPR’s true potential just has not been recognised yet.
Is the alcohol industry drying up?
From Japan to the United States, global drinking habits have shifted dramatically in recent years. With people increasingly drawn to a more sober lifestyle, is the alcohol industry heading towards the last chance saloon?
Can we tame inflation?
With inflation rates rising and interest rates remaining stubbornly low, policymakers have some tough decisions to make
Betting on a meta future
Many believe the metaverse is set to take off in a big way. That brings with it substantial opportunities for businesses as well as investors – but only if it can be successfully regulated
Events, such as the Russia-Ukraine war, spiraling global debt and the looming climate crisis, are exposing a systemic failure to appropriately analyse geo-political risk
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