Global Economy

Globalisation has brought interconnectedness and a wealth of opportunities. Yet developed countries are growing weary of globalisation and starting to increasingly move towards protectionism. China, the emerging country powerhouse, is slowing its growth.

Latest News On The Global Economy

Since the global financial crisis in 2008, recovery has been timid, developed countries are struggling with the effects of long term low interest rates and high debt. Asset prices have been growing, while salary growth has remained stagnant.

Will the global economy fully recover? Are asset prices overvalued, or will they keep increasing?

In a world with low growth, what are the best and worst countries to put your money in? After all, any country can turn from a booming powerhouse into a stagnant economy. We all watched it happen in 2008…

Get an insider’s outlook on what is going on in around the world, the best investment opportunities and what international events mean for your wealth. For more information, go here.

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