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WHEN, in 1993, Hamid Biglari left his job as a theoretical nuclear physicist at Princeton to join McKinsey consulting, what struck him was that "companies were displacing nations as the units of...

[DAVOS, Switzerland] Britain will stand by the poverty-alleviating benefits of free trade as it charts its difficult divorce from the EU, a top minister said Tuesday despite the country's need...

THERE is a consensus among academics as well as those who watch policymaking across the globe that 2017 was a bad year. Why was that the case?

THERE is no doubt that our world is changing rapidly, under the influence of globalisation, greater volatility, accelerating digitalisation and increasing attention on sustainability. Consequently,...

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ACCORDING to mainstream economic theory, globalisation tends to "lift all boats", and has little effect on the broad distribution of incomes. But "globalisation" is not the same...

[BRUSSELS] EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalisation at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of free markets and others seeking more protections, most notably France.

THE populist phenomenon has grabbed headlines since last year, but unlike many political trends, this one has the potential to create significant global headwinds for economic growth and markets. For...

URGENT action is needed to prevent the backlash against globalisation from strengthening, leading to possible "unwinding" of the process, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...

BEIJING is hosting its first "One Belt, One Road" summit on Sunday and Monday, in what will be one of the diplomatic highlights for the Chinese government this year...

CHINA will ask 28 world leaders to sign on to President Xi Jinping's signature initiative on globalisation, bolstering a range of Chinese foreign policy objectives, according to people familiar...