Trade wars a recent phenomenon for global markets, Says Schulz
18 August 2018 | 3:32 pm
hristian Schulz, economics team director at Citigroup, examines how trade disputes are impacting the global economy and markets.
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Bob Miller, lead portfolio manager for BlackRock's Total Return Fund, Anupam Damani, manager of TIAA-Cref Emerging Markets Debt Fund, and George Rusnak, co-head of global fixed-income strategy for the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, join Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro. They discuss the recent trends in global economic growth.
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Bloomberg Economics’ New Economy Drivers and Disrupters Report tracks the forces threatening the world’s hottest economies. Bloomberg Economics’ Scott Johnson and Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait discuss the findings of the report on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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The World Bank has downgraded its previous prediction for global growth in 2021 to 4 percent. The organisation warned of a subdued recovery that could lag even further if countries do not stem the rise in coronavirus infections and effectively deploy vaccines. The European Union is also starting to look ahead to how to spend its recovery fund – with the largest recipient, Italy, on the brink of political crisis.
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It's been a chaotic start to the year for the global economy, with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 disrupting a range of industries. In this edition, we're looking ahead to what else may be in store for the rest of 2022. Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, joins us to discuss his annual list of top geopolitical risks the world faces. They include: China's "zero-Covid" policy, big tech companies' influence on the world, the US midterm elections, US-Russia tensions, climate change and more.
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