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Our first concern surrounds a potential rise in anti-globalisation sentiment, which could affect capital flows into the US and specifically into fixed income. The increasing cost of hedging US fixed income could provide another brake on flows. This cost is driven by growing interest rate differentials ... Investors
Speaking to Xinhua ahead of the annual Boao Forum recently, which is scheduled for April 8-11 in south China's Hainan Province, Siphana said 2018 started with a lot of mixed global and regional developments, like the prospects of trade war, geo-political rivalries, protectionism, and ... advisor

He was sharing his views on 'Anti-Globalisation in the era of Trump.' The professor at Columbia University clearly stated that the recent 'protectionist' measures taken by Donald Trump will hurt no one else more but the citizens of the US. “Trump's trade tactics will hurt growth of the US economy. The rise in ... advisor
Brussels should take such measures also to negate Washington's anti-globalisation because a decade ago when the West was in trouble, China injected confidence into world market and extended help to prevent the global financial system from collapsing. Now, when Washington is threatening to derail ... advisor
An Apple logo is seen on the building's facade as activists from the anti-globalisation organisation Attac hold the protest against alleged tax evasion by Apple company in front of an Apple store in Frankfurt, Germany, March 10, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS. Ireland on Friday chose Amundi, BlackRock ... advisor
It makes one to suspect that the real purpose of the tax plan is to fuel anti-American and anti-globalization sentiment — mainly in France. The EU will only be able to plug the digital tax gaps by exerting pressure at the group of industrialized nations, the OECD, to ensure that all big nations act in concert. advisor

Editor's Comment: Below are excerpts of an exclusive interview with Pascal Lamy, a French political consultant and businessman, and former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) around the ongoing discourse on anti-globalization, protectionism and rejection of free trade. Pascal Lamy. Numerous ... advisor
"We also know that new trends such as anti-globalisation, nationalism, as well as increased major power rivalry together may imperil our stability and economic success and undermine Asean's centrality as an organisation," he said, adding that the institute will study these changes and contribute to ... advisor
"We also know that new trends such as anti-globalisation, nationalism as well as increased major power rivalry together may imperil our stability and economic success and undermine Asean's centrality as an organisation," he said, adding that the institute will study these changes and contribute to ... advisor
The March elections in Italy turned a new page for the European anti-globalization movement. Three out of the ten winning parties (eight parties within a coalition and two independent parties) - 5-Star Movement (M5S, with “Participate, Choose, Change” slogan), the League (Lega, Italians First) and the ... advisor
Kennedy, who later made headlines in Britain when he was unmasked as an undercover cop spying on environmentalists, reported that Coupat participated in violent anti-globalisation protests against international summit meetings. Investigators also relied heavily on passages from a 2007 book attributed ... advisor
Still, Ms. Le Pen made clear that a new name would in no way change the party's anti-immigration, anti-European Union and anti-globalization platform. In her speech, she railed against the “submersion” of immigrants and against “globalism and Islamism, two ideologies that want to dominate the world.”. advisor
In the eyes of the world, Brexit and the Trump presidency are two sides of the same coin. Their triumphs in 2016 are seen as part of a worldwide anti-establishment, anti-globalisation populist rebellion. Many Brexiteers — including Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader — revel in the comparison, as does ... advisor
In both France and Germany, the center, which is pro-EU and in favor of European collaboration, is holding, but barely, while in many other countries the anti-EU, anti-immigrant and anti-globalization feelings are rife, as just demonstrated in Italy. Commentators ask why Europe is turning against its historic ... advisor
Trump's rise to power was primarily based on an anti-globalization and anti-immigration agenda. With Cohn's resignation, Trump will be surrounded largely by advisers who favour aggressive trade measures such as tariff walls, for which Trump campaigned in 2016. The latest developments have brought ... advisor
Trump's tariff hikes will lead to rising protectionism, even if they do not escalate into a full-fledged trade war, and strengthen the anti-globalization forces across the world. Nearly a decade after the crash of 2008, the world is yet to recover fully from the global economic crisis. A slowdown in trading activity ... advisor
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... China in technology and in particular AI is actually not interconnected. They are separate. The Chinese are developing different companies in a different ecosystem. They're creating a splinter-net as opposed to an internet. And that is probably the most important anti-globalization trend in the world today. advisor
The country has been an ideal workplace as the US and European countries are tightening immigration policies amid the anti-globalization trend, Lin noted. Attracting foreign talent also includes inland cities. The government of Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province has vowed to offer 10 million yuan ... advisor
The movement's name signifies the five things the party says it cares about most -- protection of the environment, public transport, free access to water for everyone, sustainable development and the right to internet access. It is also anti-globalization, anti-free trade, euroskeptic and against the vaccination of ... advisor
It was marred however by violent anti-globalization protests and excessive police security which led to the kettling of more than 1,000 citizens and by a spending scandal that erupted over the Conservatives' diversion of border security funds to pay for all kinds of goodies in Tony Clement's Muskoka riding ... advisor
... and poor Americans contributed to making the MAGA slogan a rallying cry for his campaign. But while economic woes may explain some of his support—income and income growth do not fully capture Trump's anti-globalization appeal. Education and race were much stronger predictors of the 2016 vote. advisor
The recently-published “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, politically correct views, could have had Indian activist and mountebank Vandana Shiva on the cover. She opposes the tools and practices of modern ... advisor
Globalization is in deep trouble. In the United States, the election of Donald Trump and the wave of proposals to renounce old trade agreements, refuse new ones, and close borders to immigrants all suggest that populist and anti-globalization forces are succeeding. Elsewhere around the world, hostility to ... advisor
In the 1990s the anti-globalisation movement opposed neoliberal economic integration from a range of perspectives, with a particular emphasis on the Global South. The movement was populated by activists, non-governmental organisations and groups with a variety of concerns: peace, climate change, ... advisor
In the updated edition of Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz's new book, “Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump,” he argues that when Trump became president, he “threw a hand grenade into the global economic order.” We speak with Stiglitz about ... advisor
The "Battle of Seattle" in 1999 marked the unofficial start of the anti-globalization movement. Organizing under the radar, this new protest movement burst onto the scene with tens of thousands taking to the streets - and shutting the city down. Protesters criticized the World Trade Organization (WTO) as ... advisor
The anti globalisation stance of the rich countries today is strange, and shortsighted. Globalisation had begun in the western world after the World War II with the establishment of the Bretton Woods institutions which championed economic liberalisation and free trade. The West, specially the US, ...
(ANSA) - Genoa, March 9 - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that an appeal filed by police officials on a case pertaining to a notorious and bloody round-up at a Genoa school housing anti-globalisation protesters at the 2001 Group of Eight summit in northern Italy is admissible.
Through free trade has been unfairly blamed for economic problems around the world, Singapore believes the answer is not to retreat from global competition, said Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan. PHOTO: REUTERS. Singapore. THOUGH free trade has been unfairly blamed for economic ...
Anti-globalisation sentiments will rise further, but may prove futile. Governments preparing for this next phase of globalisation should be thinking about how we deal with global monopolies, co-ordinating and enforcing rules across a coalition of countries. To date, efforts to tax and regulate global companies ...
It was breached by anti-globalization protesters during the summit that made international headlines. Corporal Michaud is with the G7's Integrated Security Unit (ISU), which includes two RCMP and two provincial police officers. They've been stationed in La Malbaie since September to answer people's ...
In the United States, the election of Donald Trump and the wave of proposals to renounce old trade agreements… and close borders to immigrants all suggest that populist and anti-globalization forces are succeeding. Elsewhere around the world, hostility to globalization can be seen in the Brexit vote in ...
Anti-globalisation sentiments will rise further, but may prove futile. Governments preparing for this next phase of globalisation should be thinking about how we deal with global monopolies, co-ordinating and enforcing rules across a coalition of countries. To date, efforts to tax and regulate global companies ...
Anti-globalization and protectionism are high on Trump's agenda. The U.S. says it is not trying to start a trade war but that it wants what Trump described as reciprocity during his recent State of the Union speech. In a statement, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said: "Even our closest friends must ...
To push back self-defeating anti-globalisation sentiment, Japan and Australia should seize the moment and act together strategically in the arena of international commercial policies. In January 2017, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) appeared beyond saving when US President Donald Trump pulled ...
... and poor Americans contributed to making the MAGA slogan a rallying cry for his campaign. But while economic woes may explain some of his support—income and income growth do not fully capture Trump's anti-globalization appeal. Education and race were much stronger predictors of the 2016 vote.
... sense of estrangement is also to do with “new conflict lines of democracy, which no longer run between left and right, but that run between modernization optimists and those who are skeptical of modernization, and touches on dimensions like national and multicultural, globalization and anti-globalization.
Speaking on the role that governments could play to stoke innovation, Neemuchwala pointed out that the government has a critical role in some aspects, like convening the industry in times of trouble -- like the issues with anti-globalisation feelings playing spoilsport with global supply chains currently.
Amazon. I believe in the fourth industrial revolution theme; old industries being disrupted by new technologies and the rise of the digital world. As the world becomes more globalised, despite recent anti-globalisation rhetoric from the US and EU, the accessible market becomes bigger and Amazon is at the ...
“We have information showing during the anti-globalization movement that police agencies in both Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia were readily obtaining and using politically created false information by right-wing organizations. It's very dangerous,” Verheyden-Hilliard said. “But in Washington, D.C., ...
“We have information showing during the anti-globalization movement that police agencies in both Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia were readily obtaining and using politically created false information by right-wing organizations. It's very dangerous,” Verheyden-Hilliard said. “But in Washington, D.C., ...
George Monbiot's article (Resist a US trade deal. Your life may depend on it, 14 February) makes a number of claims surrounding “secrecy” of UK trade deals, our negotiations capacity and our approach to standards. Unfortunately, those with an anti-globalisation and anti-trade agenda will be encouraged ...
But he said that the most serious threat to the global liberal order came from within Western countries, where populism, anti-globalization and anti-migration sentiment had led to the rise of a class of “strongman” leaders who were undermining the institutions of their countries. He said that the “old poles” of ...
While that message was vintage Harper, it came after he painted a picture of a world beset by a powerful anti-globalization movement that is destroying old-line centrist parties that have promoted global trade. You can see it everywhere, he said, from the rise of nativism and far-right movements to Brexit and ...
“So, all those things are now a part of business in a global industry which is dealing with de-globalisation and anti-globalisation,” he said. At the front of the industry working towards more digital influence, and subsequent revenues, he said Nasscom has been continuously emphasising that there are only ...
The recently-published “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, politically correct views, could have had Indian activist and mountebank Vandana Shiva on the cover. She opposes the tools and practices of modern ...
Anti-globalization sentiment springs from varying sources. In developing nations, the reaction stems from threats to tradition due to an influx of foreign products and ideas. Valentine's Day is an example. Valentine, 226–278 CE, of Italy was relatively obscure among the more than 10,000 Catholic saints until ...
The world is facing many new and serious challenges from the rise of anti-globalization to technological changes and the environment, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. Giving the opening plenary speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, Modi laid ...
In 2000 and 2001, I watched cadres of scruffy anti-globalization protesters march up Davos' narrow main drag, blocked by riot police, and occasionally heave a rock through a shop window. By 2003, Davos organizers - wary of unrest - had encouraged a counter-Davos forum held in a local high school that ...


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