A spanner in the global economic works By Reuters

2019-11-23

(Reuters) – 1/TRADE WINDS BUFFET GROWTH Can we have it both ways? For two decades, trade expansion has fueled rapid global economic growth. But with trade volumes contracting at a rate of more than 1% year-on-year and the Sino-U.S trade war nearing its two-year anniversary, world growth will plumb decade-lowsRead More →

who’ll win the global water fight? By Reuters

2019-10-16

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A plastic bottle drifts on the waves of the sea at a fishing port in Isumi By Eric Onstad LONDON (Reuters) – Global bottled water giants are ramping up trials of easily recyclable aluminum cans to replace plastic that pollutes the world’s seas. Sound like aRead More →

Shoppers will opt for slower shipping or in-store pickup during the holiday season to fight climate change

2019-10-03

Many consumers will take climate change into account when making their holiday purchases this year, opting for slower shipping options or in-store pickup, which have less environmental impact than expedited shipping, according to data from Accenture’s annual holiday shopping survey. Accenture ACN, +0.52%   and Coleman Parkes Research surveyed 1,500Read More →

Asian markets retreat on global recession fears

2019-08-14

Asian markets fell in early trading Thursday, following Wall Street’s worst day of the year amid signals of recession. The yield on the closely watched 10-year Treasury fell so low Wednesday that, for the first time since 2007, it briefly crossed a threshold that has correctly predicted many past recessions.Read More →