Uncertainty Archive

Positive Economic Outlook but Protectionism, Uncertainty and Strong Dollar Pose Risks

Global growth is accelerating, with economic activity increasing in most regions of the world Signs of inflation are starting to emerge as business and consumer confidence grows Tail risks are substantial, however: political uncertainty, trade protectionism and the path of the US dollar could derail the reflation story For more information on the Annual Meeting,

‘New Normal’ Productivity Spells Uncertainty for Global Economy

The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 finds countries need higher productivity to address sluggish global growth and persistent high unemployment Failure to boost competitiveness is compromising resilience to recession and other shocks, report finds Switzerland, Singapore and the US have been nurturing innovation and talent; this has kept them at the top of the Global Competitiveness

Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the second quarter of 2014

Further recovery, but risks in the periphery Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the second quarter of 2014 Nuremberg, 11 July 2014 – The economy in the European Union (EU) is continuing to recover. However, the crises in both Iraq and Ukraine could potentially destabilize the upturn in Europe. European consumers are

Thomson Reuters Survey Highlights Companies’ Uncertainty Around Conduct Risk

Inaugural survey finds a lack of consistency and clarity defining and regulating “Conduct Risk” INDIA, January 24, 2014 – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the findings of a new survey which shows that although conduct risk has become one of the highest priorities for regulators