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Disruption Accelerated: Is it realistic to attain both Alpha and Sustainable Growth?
After more than a year of Covid-19, the world is learning to adapt to its disruptive influence. With an economic recovery now underway, it is time to look ahead to a future that will inevitably be shaped by the trends initiated - and accelerated - by the pandemic.
Survival lessons for Asia’s unicorns
If you’ve had enough of hearing the terms unicorn and decacorn, then you’re not alone. But you might be surprised to learn about what alternative term one of Indonesia’s US$1 billion-valuation companies prefers to use instead.
Do central banks have enough ammunition to fight the next battle?
Asked the above question during her keynote conversation at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference (AIC), former Chair of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve Dr. Janet Yellen was blunt.
Why you should turn off the screens and think long-term
Attendees at the 22nd Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference could be forgiven by feeling overwhelmed with granular insight, data, and analysis on everything from plastic waste to e-sports – to pick just two of the topics covered by around 150 speakers over almost 90 conference sessions, not to mention the many smaller-scale meetings and briefings over the AIC’s four days.
What’s going on with the US-China relationship? It’s complicated…
The modern dating game is difficult to navigate, more so when you are the world’s biggest superpowers. So it was no wonder that panelists at the 22nd Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference (AIC) struggled to agree on the correct romantic metaphor to describe the state of the relationship between the US and China. Are they a married couple that is thinking about a divorce? Or a pair that have been dating for a while but are yet to fully commit? Whatever the description, one area of agreement was that all is not well between the world’s two largest economies.