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Biodiversity is declining faster than at any time in human history, and the pressures driving this decline are still increasing. Over half of the global economy is dependent on well-function -ing ecosystems.
IBF Masterclass with Robeco and CFAS
Further loss of biodiversity could pose risks to financial markets. Reversing bio-diversity and ecosystem loss is essential to preserve wealth and well-being.......
Singapore June core inflation hits 13-year high, tightening risks in focus
SINGAPORE, July 25 (Reuters) - Singapore's key consumer price gauge rose at its fastest pace in more than 13 years, official data showed on Monday, increasing pressure on the central bank to consider tightening monetary policy again later this year if inflation pressures persist.
The data showed inflation rising across a broad set of categories including services, food, retail and utilities. The core inflation rate — the central bank's favoured price measure - rose to 4.4% in June on a year-on-year basis. A Reuters poll of economists had forecast a 4.2% increase in June.
Headline inflation rose to 6.7%,......
Can China’s economy avoid a Japan-style stagnation? Here’s what economists think
BEIJING - Several economists expect that China will avoid a Japan-style stagnation - if the right policies take effect. China’s gross domestic product barely grew in the second quarter while Covid lockdowns stifled growths.
Those restrictions have eased. But Covid controls remain an uncertain overhang while the country awaits a quarterly gathering of policymakers expected at the end of the month......
United States: Global anti-corruption insights: Summer 2022
In the first half of 2022, the US Department of Justice entered into two corporate settlements and the US Securities and Exchange Commission entered into three corporate settlements to resolve charges under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The settlements include a $1.1 billion global agreement......