on September 28, 2016

It is is 10 years since the US subprime bubble began to burst, with disastrous results for the US and global economy. The US...

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on September 27, 2016

The 15th World Aromatics & Derivatives Conference take place in Vienna on 22 – 23 November.  The Early Bird discount finishes on Friday. Co-organised as...

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on September 26, 2016

The world’s 4 main central bankers love being in the media spotlight.  After decades climbing the academic ladder, or earning millions with investment banks,...

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on September 23, 2016

China’s housing market has always been about marriage since it began in 1998, until recently that is.  The reason, as I noted a while...

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on September 21, 2016

The global auto market is currently dominated by China, where sales have more than trebled over the past 10 years. But the other 6...

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on September 19, 2016

 ”History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes“, Mark Twain Bob Farrell of Merrill Lynch was rightly considered one of the leading Wall Street...

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on September 16, 2016

2015 data is now available for births in the G7 countries, responsible for almost 50% of global GDP.  It confirms the picture of a...

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on September 14, 2016

, It is 15 years since Goldman Sachs coined the word BRIC to highlight their argument that growth in the global economy would, in...

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on September 12, 2016

 ”Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” Oil traders know how the Queen felt in Lewis Carroll’s famous book, Alice...

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on September 9, 2016

The average smartphone now has “more computing power than the computers used during the Apollo era to put the first men on the moon.“ The question facing...

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