All but dead a decade ago, the production of vinyl records is now big business. However, a combination of Covid-19 and major record label dominance is creating a vinyl shortage that is hitting smaller artists and labels.
The proposed global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% puts a halt to decades of falling rates and looks to shake up calculations of where and how global companies operate from a fiscal standpoint. Glenn Barklie analyses the implications for international investment.
The world has been critical of the treatment of China's Uyghur Muslims, but governments are consistently poor when it comes to taking action over forced labour in supply chains.
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions activity in banking and payments is increasing, but it still has some way to go to catch up with its domestic counterpart.
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Covid-19 caused FDI to fall by 42% in 2020, with developed countries bearing the brunt. Recovery is expected to be slow and driven by the health and technology sectors.
The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the global economy, paralysing industries such as tourism and hospitality. However, it has been a different story for companies in the tech and pharma sectors.
WEF founder Klaus Schwab explains how Covid-19 has exacerbated the need to fix the problems inherent in the global economic system.