Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 03 May - 09 May 2021

Economic
EU suspends efforts to ratify investment deal with China amid ongoing sanctions row, Commission VP tells AFP

The EU has suspended its efforts to ratify a huge investment deal with China due...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 26 April - 02 May 2021

Economic
US population time bomb muddles economic race with China

The U.S. marked its slowest population growth since the Great Depression over the last decade, highlighting the demographic...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 19 April - 25 April 2021

Economic
MSF urges rich countries to back COVID vaccine patent waiver

International medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medicine Sans Frontiers, or MSF) has urged rich countries to stop...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 12 April - 18 April 2021

Economic
Fed Chair warns cyberattacks pose biggest threat to US economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that the biggest risk to the US economy is the threat of cyberattacks, which...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 05 April - 11 April 2021

Economic
China lacks clear path to global dominance: JPMorgan's Dimon

A handover of global leadership to China is not inevitable, if only the U.S. confronts its own failures head-on and starts...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 29 March - 04 April 2021

Economic
Red-Hot U.S. Economy a Mixed Blessing for Rest of World

A powerful recovery in the U.S., primed by massive government spending and a rapid vaccine rollout, is already rippling around the...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 22 March - 28 March 2021

Economic
Suez Canal Container Ship Is Partially Freed

Engineers were racing March 29 to finish the job of freeing the Ever Given container ship blocking the Suez Canal, using tugboats to refloat it...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 15 March - 21 March 2021

Economic
Global middle class shrinks for first time since 1990s

The global middle class shrank for the first time in decades last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with almost two-thirds of...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 08 March - 14 March 2021

Economic
Will Biden's COVID relief plan cause inflation?

US President Joe Biden on March 11 signed into law a $1.9 trillion (€1.6 trillion) coronavirus relief package bill, following its approval...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 01 March - 07 March 2021

Economic
Chinese stocks enter correction territory

The Chinese stock market dropped further on March 08, taking the decline from recent record highs to 12 per cent, on concerns that equities in...

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