Tag : The Economist

Can the fund management industry deliver a better deal for investors?

There will be more transparency on charges and better governance standards. But how much in the fund management industry will really change? – The Economist

June 28th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Autobiographical storytelling is bridging divides in Beirut

Storytelling events are both reviving a traditional practice and promoting social cohesion – The Economist

June 28th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Podcast: The Italian bailout job

Italy has been forced to bail out two banks at a cost of as much €17bn euros ($19 bn). Is that the end of the bleeding in Italy’s financial sector? Also, as the iPhone turns ten, we look at how Apple is evolving. And Catherine Mann, Chief Economist at the OECD, tells us how to government can help workers made jobless by globalisation. – The Economist

June 28th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Why Naples is experiencing a crime wave

Much of the violence has been blamed on the “baby gangs” of the Camorra, Italy’s oldest organised crime syndicate – The Economist

June 28th, 2017 Business, The Economist

The Free Democrats and Greens weigh the risks of a coalition with Angela Merkel

A “Jamaica” government might suit the chancellor better than her prospective partners – The Economist

June 27th, 2017 Business, The Economist

“Okja”, a heart-warming homily on the horrors of the meat industry

Netflix’s new film about the upending of the livestock industry has raised the hackles of cinema’s old guard – The Economist

June 27th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Syria’s Armenians are fleeing to their ancestral homeland

The war may bring an end to a Christian minority’s century-long story – The Economist

June 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Norway and Nigeria’s unlikely bibliophilic collaboration

Norway’s national library is digitising not just its own entire collection, but works in Nigerian languages too – The Economist

June 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

The Supreme Court’s curious compromise on the travel ban

The ruling for the president is a classic John Roberts exercise in conflict management – The Economist

June 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

The NHL’s newest team prioritises patience over the playoffs

Expect mediocrity from the inaugural edition of the Las Vegas Golden Knights. But better times could come quickly – The Economist

June 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Should the Lions pick all 15 players from one team?

Forging a competitive dream team is tricky, but relying on one country is not the answer – The Economist

June 24th, 2017 Business, The Economist