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When you throw pebbles in a pond, you get splashes and ripples, but drop a huge rock, you create a mini Tsunami. Similarly Geo-political turmoil, are potent enough to create tsunamis in financial markets, even if its for the short run. It has in the past, and it will in the future. De-stabilised Middle East, rise of new power in Saudi Arabia, aggressive China, Russia-US tensions, Turkey-Russia escalation, rise of autocratic but nationalists leaders such as Modi in India, Trump in United States, bin-Salman in Middle East, the Geo-Political unease hasn't been this tense in decades, so as a market participant you can never care less than ever.

Global Geopolitics Series

UK ambassador leaks: Donald Trump's reaction to Kim Darroch's criticism reeks of double standards

Jul 14, 2019 13:21 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Donald Trump has hit out again at the British ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, following the leak of highly critical diplomatic cables about the White House and the president. In another Twitter outburst, Trump...

Global Geopolitics Series

The world has a hard time trusting China. But does it care?

Jul 14, 2019 13:14 pm UTC| Insights & Views

As China grows more powerful and influential, our New Superpower series looks at what this means for the world how China maintains its power, how it wields its power and how its power might be threatened. Read the rest of...

Global Geopolitics Series

Avoiding the China trap: how Australia and the US can remain close despite the threat

Jun 23, 2019 14:25 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Ask nearly any politician in Canberra or Washington and they will tell you Australia and the United States have a long and storied history as close allies. The two nations have fought side-by-side in every major...

Global Geopolitics Series

US is already fighting a conflict with Iran – an economic war that is hurting the wrong people

May 25, 2019 06:48 am UTC| Insights & Views

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment in response to claimed threats to U.S. warships in the region. And in recent days, the rhetoric...

Global Geopolitics Series

Brexit deal sealed in Brussels: believe it or not, that was the easy bit

Nov 26, 2018 15:59 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy

With the centenary of the end of World War I in November, there have been plenty of sombre occasions for European leaders of late. But perhaps none have been quite as sombre as the brief meeting to sign the withdrawal...

Global Geopolitics Series

Will China help Trump denuclearize North Korea?

Nov 14, 2018 12:15 pm UTC| Insights & Views

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June pledged to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula by 2020, the White House hailed the agreement as a tremendous moment for the world. The agreement...

Global Geopolitics Series

Saudi Arabia is a repressive regime – but so are a lot of US allies

Oct 24, 2018 00:48 am UTC| Insights & Views

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabias consulate in Istanbul has put the United States relationship with the wealthy Gulf power under intense scrutiny. After weeks of denying any knowledge about...

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Economy

USD/CNY likely to trade in range of 6.80-6.95 during renewed US-China trade negotiations, says Scotiabank

The USD/CNY currency pair is expected to trade in a range of 6.80-6.95 during the renewed US-China trade negotiations, which helps stabilize both domestic and regional market sentiment, according to the latest research...

JGBs end higher tracking global peers, buoyed by BoJ’s daily bond-buying operation

The Japanese government bonds gained at close on Tuesday, tracking a similar movement in the global peers, helped further by the Bank of Japans (BoJ) daily bond-buying operations, held earlier today. At close, the yield...

Australian bond yields plunge after RBA July meeting minutes hint at further policy easing

Australian government bond yields plunged during Asian session of the second trading day of the week Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australias (RBA) July monetary policy meeting minutes hinted at further easing in its...

U.S. Treasuries suffer ahead of Fed Chair Powell, FOMC members’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries suffered during Mondays afternoon session, ahead of FOMC member Williams speech, due today at 12:50GMT, besides, a host of other speeches, lined up for tomorrow. Also, the countrys retail sales for...

Chinese GDP growth slows further in Q2 2019, PBoC to continue to adopt targeted policy to support growth

Chinese economic growth decelerated in the second quarter of 2019. On a year-on-year basis, the GDP growth eased to 6.2 percent from first quarters 6.4 percent, coming in line with consensus expectations. On a...

Politics

Donald Trump denies being racist

To hear that United States President Donald Trump is going on a Twitter tirade, no matter what time of the day is nothing new. But his recent tweets directed at four congresswomen telling them to go back to their countries...

Why developing nuclear weapons is an unrealistic option for Australia

In his latest book, strategist and defense analyst Hugh White has gone nuclear, triggering a debate about whether Australia should develop and maintain its own nuclear arsenal. But developing and sustaining modern...

Refundable tax credits would help alleviate poverty

We have entered a new election cycle, and it appears that a discussion about tax policy will consist primarily of bickering and court challenges around the introduction of a carbon tax and the associated Climate Action...

Book reignites rumors of Melania Trump sleeping in a separate bedroom as Donald Trump

The marriage of United States first lady Melania Trump and president Donald Trump has repeatedly been the subject of several articles and stories. Some of them put the first couple in a good light while others spark...

POTUS does not appreciate being called ‘inept’

United States president Donald Trump opens this week by admonishing British ambassador to the U.S. Sir Kim Darroch who apparently described him as clumsy and inept. Trump also made sure to remind the world that he does not...

Science

Curious Kids: how does electricity work?

Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question youd like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS...

How solar heat drives rapid melting of parts of Antarctica's largest ice shelf

The ocean that surrounds Antarctica plays a crucial role in regulating the mass balance of the continents ice cover. We now know that the thinning of ice that affects nearly a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is...

Neuroscience and artificial intelligence can help improve each other

Despite their names, artificial intelligence technologies and their component systems, such as artificial neural networks, dont have much to do with real brain science. Im a professor of bioengineering and neurosciences...

Footprints on the Moon and cemeteries on Mars: interview with space archaeologist Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman is a space archaeologist working on space junk in Earth orbit, deep space probes, and planetary landing sites. She explores what we can learn from these items and places as material objects, and also their...

The world might be one step closer to finding a cure

Another significant development in the field of HIV cure study was reported recently. For the first time, scientists were able to kill the virus that causes AIDS on living mice by combining the use of CRISPR-Cas9 or CRISPR...

Technology

GoPro Hero 8 should bring back the video + photo capture feature

The GoPro Hero 8 is expected to shake the action camera niche as the next iteration will surely bring new features that will delight users. Unfortunately, theres still no legitimate leaks that have surfaced on the web, so...

Sony sets its eyes on hardcore gamers

Sony decided to ditch this years E3 but around the same time. But the company still gained a good command in the gaming news headlines as talk about its next-generation console unofficially dubbed the PlayStation 5 ...

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ release date: Lady Gaga might be present in the game

Cyberpunk 2077 is expected to be one emotional journey for players as has been confirmed by lead quest designer Pawel Sasko. But to achieve such impact, the game will also feature heavy violence throughout its...

‘The Last Of Us Part 2’ will likely make an appearance during the next State of Play

The Last Of Us Part 2 made no appearance during this years E3. As such, its release date is still up in the air with February 2020 considered as the most likely time that the sequel will hit the shelves. Details about...

‘GTA 6’ release date: Recent leak likely a fake, Jason Schreier said

Another prediction about GTA 6 specifically its release date has surfaced on the web again. This time, the leak came from market analyst Alex Giaimo whos working for Jefferies. Giaimo contends that GTA 6 is a long way...
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