Opportunities & risks

LATEST: The creation of an Accenture Amelia practice will have a significant impact on the emerging market for AI.
LATEST: The US will build the first comprehensive system to defend Earth from hazardous asteroids and comets.
LATEST: The Federal Reserve very likely will not be able to raise rates too significantly in the coming years.
LATEST: Chile's growth is expected to slow to 1.5 percent in 2016.
LATEST: Supercapacitors are able to store comparatively large amounts of power and could play an important role in making renewable energy sources practical for widespread deployment.
LATEST: The world of work will be revolutionised with millions of jobs in retail and manufacturing disappearing as a result of automation and the internet.
LATEST: 2017 will be a year in which ideas, policies, economies and politics will all clash.
LATEST: Investments in energy efficiency could boost world economic output by up to $18 trillion by 2035.
LATEST: The loss of international project leadership will reduce the production of patentable research outcomes in the UK.
LATEST: The overall fallout for the U.S. economy from global market developments since the start of the year will most likely be limited.
LATEST: Growth in India and ASEAN countries will not compensate for the new trajectory of Chinese coal demand.
LATEST: Social media will enjoy a growing role as consumers are posting pictures of their food online to reinforce social status.
LATEST: G20 growth is projected to slow to 2.4 percent this year before picking up to 3 percent next year and 3.1 percent in 2018.
LATEST: Integration of AMI with smart devices is expected to provide growth opportunities for market in coming years.
LATEST: Both cities and regions will expand geographically as well as become denser.
LATEST: A developed and well-functioning financial sector provides opportunities for mobilizing savings and unlocks the potential of domestic debt markets to bridge Africa's large financing gap.
LATEST: A Reuters poll released Thursday predicts Russia's economy will further contract by 1.5 percent in 2016 and the International Monetary Fund believes it will remain in recession until next year.
LATEST: Bioenergy has already been identified as an emergent global risk to food security and ecosystems due to indirect land use change.
LATEST: Headline GDP for 2017 will be impacted by the oil sector which impacts real GDP.
LATEST: Counter-terrorism officials around the world will spend the coming months dealing with how Islamic State reacts to offensives against it in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands.
LATEST: The focus of U.S. counterterrorism actions are militants linked to al-Qaida and Islamic State group to prevent them from becoming a threat to the United States.
LATEST: Dreams of antimatter space propulsion are closer to reality than most rocket scientists could ever imagine.
LATEST: The UK Government has committed to increase the UK's climate finance by at least 50% and will provide £5.8 billion over the next 5 years.
LATEST: The China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) will help deepen opportunities for Australian financial providers who have struggled to access the China market and is projected to add 111,000 job...

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