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Global Markets Update: US Dollar Surging

The US dollar continued on its hot streak this week, with a ninth consecutive weekly rise in the DXY dollar index marking the longest sustained period of uninterrupted appreciation since 1997. We...

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Consolidation In The Pharma Sector

The pharmaceutical sector is experiencing a period of consolidation and 'de-diversification' as increased competition and slower growth force companies to plan for the long term. Large pharmaceutical...

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Emerging Markets Update

Below is a selection of emerging markets-focused stories from our online service and weekly Emerging Markets Monitor publication:   CEE: Government Spending Unable To Halt Slowdown Government...

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Obama's Foreign Policy 'Tetralemma'

US President Barack Obama's administration faces a major 'tetralemma' in terms of prioritising its foreign policy challenges. The four main geopolitical challenges for the US are (in west to east...

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A New Dawn For Solar Power

After years of underperformance, the global solar power industry is set for a turnaround. Demand is rising in key markets, and technological advancement is increasing efficiency while cutting costs....

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