Are you ready for the futures

Focus Topic Are you ready for the futures

No one knows precisely what will happen in the years ahead. How the world responds to observable trends, from the retreat in globalization to the advance of robotics, will be key. We present investors with four "futures" that could determine the shape of portfolios to come.

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Thought of the day

Thought of the day

OPEC freeze, but oil down?

A sudden 5% drop in crude after an apparently positive move from OPEC to extend production limits for another nine months might seem puzzling.


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Morning audio comment

"…but when I am bad, I am better"

OPEC agreed to extend its production cuts, but this appears to have disappointed markets a little. The oil price has moderated – not enough to have any real economic significance.



Where do the Trump trades stand?

Where do the Trump trades stand?

Donald Trump’s election last year gave rise to a number of so-called “Trump trades” – investment positions taken by many in the market in the hope of benefiting from his policy agenda of protectionism, tax cuts, healthcare overhaul, infrastructure spending, and less business regulation.


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Artificial intelligence and Asia

Artificial intelligence has the potential to reshape our world. So how will it impact Asian economies, businesses and societies? In the second edition of Shifting Asia, we analyze Asia's AI-powered future and the challenges and opportunities it will bring forth.

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