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Spring tide: how will EM benefit from nearshoring
Gabriel Sacks joins Nick Robinson to discuss the trend of nearshoring and how the changing structure of global supply chains is impacting the companies and economies of emerging markets.
Do European smaller companies have staying power?
We sift the data – and look to the past – to try and answer the question.
Emerging market debt - reflections on an evolving asset class
Andrew Stanners considers some of the key structural trends in emerging market debt and why the asset class now has a place in most investor portfolios.
The Sustainability Inspires Podcast – Positive tipping points
Claiming agency and finding solutions in the face of rising emissions. Listen here.
Climate Scenario Analysis 2022: drifting away from global climate goals
We look at the 4 things in 2022 that have shaped the latest climate scenario analysis updates and unpick what this may mean in the global push for Net Zero and for the investment world
Sustainable bonds in Asia – looking beyond the label
Sustainable investing in Asia is rapidly evolving. But how can investors know their money is having a genuine positive impact? We take a look.
Forest loss: why Asia needs to play its part in a global problem
The production of just seven commodities lies behind much of the world’s forest loss. Ann Meoni takes a closer look at Asia’s role in this environmental damage and explains why investors should take notice.
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Demographics: how population changes will reshape global growth
Bob Gilhooly and Michael Langham assess the effects of population change on economic growth in the coming decades, and map out the implications for investors.
Macro Bytes: Why Asia is winning the race for global growth
In this episode we discuss the drivers of global growth out to 2050 - demographics, migration, urbanisation, the risks of the middle-income trap, and Asia’s growing share of the global economic pie.
Macro Bytes: How will the debt ceiling be resolved?
The US is facing another debt ceiling stand-off, with very high stakes for the economy and markets. We discuss the current impasse and how it could be resolved.
Inflation Watch: cyclical vs structural
Is a recession required to bring inflation to target and restore central bank credibility?
Innovation: how our index helps us spot innovation superstars
In the third instalment of our Innovation Superstars series, we create a ranking of US companies that identifies the most innovative, as well as up-and-coming ‘superstars’.
Macro Bytes: Will Sunak keep his economic promises?
Paul and Luke talk to Lizzy Galbraith, Political Economist at abrdn, about the UK government’s political economy strategy.
Macro Bytes: How is banking stress changing the economic outlook?
Paul and Luke discuss the macro implications of recent stresses in the banking sector.