2019-06-19 10:34:15| The Economic Times
Trade war is slowing global growth more than everWeakness in China, driven in part by fallout from the trade war, has spread to Germany, Australia and other nations.
2019-06-18 23:02:49| digg
As population growth continues to decline, the curve representing the world population is getting less and less steep. By the end of the century when global population growth will have fallen to 0.1% according to the UN's projection the world will be very close to the end of the demographic transition.
2019-06-18 19:11:32| Business - International Herald Tribune
President Trumps trade war is stirring uncertainty, weighing on manufacturing and disrupting increasingly delicate global economic growth.
2019-06-18 11:00:46| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that could potentially shake up the worlds banking system.Libra is being touted as a means to connect people who do not have access to traditional banking platforms. With close to 2.4 billion people using Facebook each month, Libra could be a financial game changer, but will face close scrutiny as Facebook continues to reel from a series of privacy scandals. Continue reading...
2019-06-17 18:43:05| Knowledge@Wharton
Despite great strides in financial technologies, billions of people globally remain financially excluded and underserved, write Amit Sharma and William Mayville. Can meaningful financial inclusion be achieved without sacrificing safety, soundness, and financial system integrity?