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It’s (Nearly) All About Money

Monetary policy is firmly in the spotlight as central banks around the world acknowledge higher than expected inflation and lay out plans for tightening – mostly only slowly. That’s not the only area where money is in focus. In the

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Going to Glasgow?

To start with the bad news: the leader of the world’s largest carbon emitter is not going to the Glasgow climate summit this week. China’s Xi Jinping is staying home, as he has since Covid-19 began. Vladimir Putin of Russia

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From ‘Just in Time’ to ‘Just You Wait’

Why supply chain disruptions are reminiscent of the financial system breakdown in the Global Financial Crisis Supply chain woes have swamped the news recently. This is not surprising. The complex machine that is the globalized supply chain has had the

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Q3 2021 Commentary Letter: A Tale of Two Parts

The third quarter began on an upswing. Covid-19 was in the rear-view mirror – or so it seemed. Growth was accelerating. Across America and Europe, holidaymakers eagerly planned summer vacations. Expectations were high for a “normal” return to work and

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