In the second part of my New Year wishes, I ask for debt jubilees, ending austerity and getting China’s economic statistics to a realistic level.
No-one can really predict what’s going to happen to the global economy in 2016. So, instead of guessing, here’s what I’d like to see.
Having hit the headlines with poor trade figures, a stock market crash and currency devaluations, analysts are predicting another difficult year ahead. But are these forecasts justified?
Earlier this week a major UK bank told its clients to sell everything except high-quality bonds to avoid the effects of a looming global deflationary crisis. But is that really good advice?
As the Thai government pours money into alternative energy, an encouraging example is emerging from an unlikely place: South America.
You may never consider planning your finances up there with bungee jumping, zorbing or parascending as an adrenaline-pumping pastime; yet it can enable you to do the more thrilling things in life.