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  1. China reforms key to global growth

    It is impossible to overestimate the global importance of ongoing reforms in China. The country is the leading trade partner to over 70 nations, has taken a regional lead on infrastructure investment and is now pushing for a more prominent role on the world stage.

  2. Artificial Intelligence and robotics may ‘transform the world’

    The pace of technological development in areas like robotics, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) has been frenetic. The impact is already being felt in new investment opportunities but also in lost jobs. While it may be too early to pinpoint what the ultimate result of all this disruption to existing business models will be, what is for certain is that there will be far-reaching impact and significant change.

  3. Strong China-US link crucial in uncertain times

    A key characteristic of the post-Trump, post-Brexit world is a causal link between global trade dynamics and slower economic growth, and a rise of nationalism and populism.

  4. Asian Economies Shrug Off Global Uncertainty

    The economic outlook for the post-Trump, post-Brexit world is not necessarily gloomy, but it is uncertain, and the uncertainty is coming from the West, whilst Asian countries and emerging economies are seeing a rebound in growth.

  5. China H-shares overweight, greatest upside expected from Asia ex-Japan

    AIC attendees voted on a range of financial topics – see the results.