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from Expert Zone:
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last month was important in many ways, not least because it was the first visit to the gulf country by an Indian premier in 34 years.
from Global Investing:
I have to admit, I was a little surprised. The invitation to a book signing came from an emerging markets investment firm by one of their investment professionals and on the face of it didn't really excite me. But I do have a lot of respect for the individuals at the firm and there was a quality to the invitation, one that didn't say hard sell, that compelled me to go and see.
G20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting in Istanbul will pledge to act decisively on monetary and fiscal policy if needed to combat the risk of stagnation, according to a draft communique obtained by Reuters last night. As has been customary at these summits, a lot of the discussion implicitly centres on Germany.
The European Commission will unveil legislative proposals for its 315 billion euro investment plan and the findings of a public consultation on the investment elements of a planned EU-U.S. free trade deal which could significantly boost growth.