The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Ivan Glasenberg may be mining’s last man standing

December 31, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions here are his own.

Ivan Glasenberg outlasted all his major peers after the multi-year boom in metals prices turned into a rout in 2013. The Glencore chief’s misjudgment of the market severely tried investors’ patience in 2015. Yet when the second wave of mining executive ousters comes, as it may soon, it’s likely Glasenberg will again be the last man standing.

from Breakingviews:

Cheap batteries will give utilities electric shock

December 28, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

A shifting global economy brings Australia to a crossroads

November 29, 2013

Australia is no longer immune to the stagnation in the West. Despite a resilient housing market, Australia’s economy is slowing. With a worsening labor market, consumption is eroding, along with business confidence.

Drone coalition: Key to U.S. security

April 1, 2013

The Pentagon’s biggest, most high-tech spy drone aircraft — one of the hottest items on the international arms market — is the key to a burgeoning robotic alliance among the United States, Japan, South Korea and Australia.

from The Great Debate UK:

Women leaders: High peaks, low gullies

March 5, 2010

glenda_stone- Glenda Stone is an Australian businesswomen in the UK, CEO of Aurora and a commentator on economic gender issues. The opinions expressed are her own. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.–.-

from UK News:

The royals on tour

November 3, 2009

HORSE-RACING/Prince Charles is in Canada, the Queen is expected to go there next year and William is preparing to go to New Zealand and Australia -- but are there signs that the locals are revolting?

What the U.S. can learn from Aussie health care

August 20, 2009

Sydney skyline

global_post_logoBy Alan Mascarenhas — the views expressed are his own. This article first appeared onGlobalPost

from The Great Debate UK:

Making the most of the Commonwealth’s potential

August 17, 2009

d2- Danny Sriskandarajah is Director of the Royal Commonwealth Society. The opinions expressed are his own -

China and the world economy

July 24, 2009

gerard-lyons Dr. Gerard Lyons is chief economist and group head of global research, Standard Chartered Bank. The views expressed are his own.