Tag Archives: Risks

Global Economic Prospects, January 2019: Darkening Skies

The World Bank has recently published the report “Global Economic Prospects, January 2019: Darkening Skies”. Global economic prospects have darkened. Financing conditions have tightened, industrial production has moderated, and trade tensions remain elevated. The recovery in emerging market and developing economies has stalled, and some countries have experienced significant financial stress. Downside risks have increased, …
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Industries in 2019

The world’s major industries are all set for further growth in 2019, but there are some worrying risks. “Industries in 2019” examines examine the top five global risks affecting six key industry sectors: automotive, consumer goods and retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, and telecoms. The report analyses what to expect for 2019, focusing on how …
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Riding the Wave: An East Asian Miracle for the 21st Century

The World Bank has just published the report “Riding the Wave: An East Asian Miracle for the 21st Century”. Developing East Asia has led the way in showing how rapid and broadly shared growth can lift millions out of poverty. And, as this book shows, the region has achieved even more: the wave of prosperity …
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Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy

Over the last year, the World Economic Forum project Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy has worked to examine how emerging technologies are causing a radical shift in the nature of risks faced by individuals, businesses and society. This information, gathered through research, interviews and roundtable discussions, was used to develop a shared set of …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2016

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Too Slow for Too Long,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Acting Now, Acting Together.” According to the WEO, The baseline projection for global growth in 2016 is …
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The Global Risks Report 2016

The World Economic Forum has just published “The Global Risks Report 2016”. The 11th edition of the study draws attention to ways that global risks could evolve and interact in the next decade. Geopolitical concerns remain prominent in the minds of respondents to the Global Risks Perception Survey for the second year in a row. …
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Global Risks 2015

The World Economic Forum has just published the 2015 edition of the Global Risks report. The study highlights the most significant long-term risks worldwide, drawing on the perspectives of experts and global decision-makers. This year’s report underscores potential causes as well as solutions to global risks. Not only do the study set out a view …
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Ranking Risk in Emerging Market Countries

Your business has touch points all over the world, so it’s a good idea to know where risks are most likely to play out as your business expands. With the help of Zurich’s Risk Room data, Bloomberg’s ranking of emerging market economies paints a view from the mountaintop of risk in emerging markets, and then …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2014

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Public Expenditure Reform: Making Difficult Choices.” According to the WEO, global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to …
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IMF World Economic Outlook – Jan 2014 Update

The IMF has just released the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Is the Tide Rising?” According to the report global activity strengthened during the second half of 2013, as anticipated in the October 2013 WEO. Activity is expected to improve further in 2014–15, largely on account of recovery in the advanced economies. Global growth is …
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