Developing and emerging countries are not just driving the global economy, in fact they are reshaping the approach of central banking by systematically expanding the central banks role of ensuring national financial soundness and stability, to include new technology, consumer empowerment, and financial inclusion. The approach is getting results.
After three years of the Trump administration, the economic costs of "America First" are continuing to mount, with global trade and GDP growth slowing and investment in decline. Ironically, the biggest loser has been America.
As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.