Geopolitical tensions

LONDON | World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

LONDON —Jan 16, 2019—Tensions in international relations and nationalist politics have the potential to further weigh on the global economy this year, organizers of next week’s gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos warned Wednesday. In its annual Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum said a “darkening” economic … Continue reading LONDON | World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | The Latest: IMF pledges to guard growth, financial stability

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — The Latest on the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The International Monetary Fund has wrapped up its annual meeting pledging to act to protect world growth and financial stability from risks linked to trade and geopolitical tensions. IMF … Continue reading NUSA DUA, Indonesia | The Latest: IMF pledges to guard growth, financial stability

LONDON | Geopolitical tensions lead to drop in company IPOs – study

LONDON — A survey shows that companies’ initial public offerings of shares fell by a fifth in the first half of 2018 due to geopolitical tensions like Brexit and the threat of trade wars. In a report released Thursday, law firm Baker McKenzie cites the lack of progress in Britain’s exit from the European Union … Continue reading LONDON | Geopolitical tensions lead to drop in company IPOs – study