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The Big Picture

The World Economy Steams Ahead?

A troublesome year for the global economy – marked by lackluster growth and facing threats from the unwinding of unconventional monetary policies and a bellicose "America First" presidency – is nearing its end. But, despite these challenges, could the world be entering a period of sustained economic expansion?

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