Risks & opportunities

LATEST: Scientists at Pennsylvania State University have created 3D-patterned membranes that they believe will help lead to advances in membrane technology.
LATEST: At least 100,000 positions could be lost if the City's clearing houses lost their ability to process euro-denominated transactions.
LATEST: Over the next 25 years, perhaps most Canadians will experience high temperatures dangerous to their health.
LATEST: The Global Strategy will remain the core guidance for EU external action for years to come.
LATEST: Volkswagen's Sedric concept was unveiled with the assumption that future roads will be filled with intensively used vehicles that will cut traffic and energy consumption while increasing safety and...
LATEST: Financial inclusion will contribute to implementing 7 out of 17 sustainable development goals by 2030 and poor countries might achieve breakthroughs in financial inclusion.
LATEST: Some analysts are predicting that powerhouse banks such as Wells Fargo and Citigroup will report their worst new year start in years.
LATEST: Creating and maintaining a favourable environment for sustainable investment in digital infrastructure now and in the years to come will be crucial for the UK economy.
LATEST: A substantial loss of EU market access would erode the UK's competitiveness as an international financial centre and could damage the UK's cluster of financial services.
LATEST: Uncertainty in exchange rates will continue to pose a negative impact on the global SATS market growth.
LATEST: Luxury online sales are expected to continue to see stronger growth in 2016.
LATEST: Spending on UK disability benefits has risen by more than £3 billion in real terms since 2010 and will remain higher in each year to 2020.
LATEST: IIoT could increase GDPs in 20 economies by a total of $10.6 trillion by the year 2030.
LATEST: A new U.S. export restriction against China's ZTE Corp ( 000063.SZ ) for alleged Iran sanctions violations is likely to disrupt the telecom manufacturer's sprawling global supply chain and could cr...
LATEST: Sophisticated highway patrol cars, rapid intervention vehicles and bomb disposal vehicles are going to be added to the city under the Mega City Policing (MCP) project to make Bengaluru safe.
LATEST: Iran will focus on issues like improving women and youth participation in decision-making as well as creating equal employment opportunities for all Iranians.
LATEST: South Africa's worst drought on record risks tipping an already weak economy into recession as rising agricultural imports feed into rising inflation.
LATEST: Health risks are becoming increasingly prominent in the thoughts of business leaders and OSH professionals.
LATEST: Danske Bank has highlighted substantial risks for the Danish krone currency peg in case the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union.
LATEST: Hezbollah has posed a strategic threat to the country and that is why Israel has taken pre-emptive actions against Hezbollah and the Syrians that are transferring weapons to the Hezbollah in neighb...
LATEST: Drug resistance is a major threat to reducing the impact of STIs worldwide.
LATEST: Kingston University experts will explore how an artificial vision system inspired by the human eye could be used by robots of the future.
LATEST: Demand for meat in Asia is expected to spike by 56% over the coming years.
LATEST: Some 625,000 tonnes of zinc production outside China could come back online in the next two years.

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