Author: Mani

Countries Face $70 Trillion Long-Term Savings Gap: Mercer

Countries Face $70 Trillion Long-Term Savings Gap: Mercer

Eight large countries, including the U.S. and the U.K., are currently facing a $70 trillion gap between aggregate long-term savings systems and expected annual retirement income needs, underscores Mercer. In its recent report  entitled “Bold ideas for mending the long-term savings […]

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Global Green Bond Issuance Could Surpass $100 billion In 2017

Though the recently-unveiled FSB Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) is currently voluntary in nature, Moody’s Investors Service believes the recommendations are likely to get substantial backing from large investors. Rahul Ghosh and colleagues at Moody’s said in their […]

BIS Warns Of Risk From Soaring Chinese Debt

BIS Warns Of Risk From Soaring Chinese Debt

Global growth is expected to be resilient in 2017, with advanced economies’ confidence indicators posting multi-year highs and EMEs clocking improved performances aided by higher commodity prices, notes the Bank for International Settlements. In its 87th Annual Report, the BIS […]

Low Vol Leads To Big EM Inflows

Low Vol Leads To Big EM Inflows

On the back of global growth recovery and supportive monetary policy by core central banks, emerging markets logged another positive Q2 performance, notes Barclays. Christian Keller and colleagues said in their June 23 research piece titled “Calm on the surface, […]

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Asian Exports Are Slowing

Though Asian exports clocked strong growth so far this year, Credit Suisse analysts believe the best of the export growth recovery is already behind us and Asia’s export growth will moderate from a mid-teens rate to the mid-single digits for the […]

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What Could Go Wrong For Australia

Though tourism, education and rural exports contribute nearly one-quarter of Australia’s exports, currency appreciation could pose the biggest risk for growth in these three sectors, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Alexandra Veroude and Tony Morriss of BAML highlight […]

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FDI Alone has fully funded India’s Current Account Deficit

India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) will remain at last year’s elevated levels, though the FDI inflows momentum may wither and the incremental gains over the next few quarters may not be limitless, according to HSBC. Pranjul Bhandari and Dhiraj Nim underscored […]

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Job Creation And Destruction By Technology And Automation

By analyzing shares of IT sectors in economic activity in major developed countries using three aspects — output, factor inputs and household consumption (demand) — Deutsche Bank analysts conclude that the share of IT sectors has been on the decline […]