Distinguished public figures from around the world gathered on 9 October for the 12th annual Barclays Asia Forum.
The Forum brought together business heavyweights, industry leaders, politicians and scholars to examine some of the most pressing issues affecting the global economy. The 2018 Forum also addressed a range of topics, including growing global trade tensions, the dichotomy between globalisation and populism, artificial intelligence and the advent of machine learning.
The Forum was attended by an audience of over 900, made up of key global decision makers, and produced unique insights from world experts on the individuals, policies and events shaping global affairs.
The renowned Virgin Group founder shares his unique insight on the commercial spaceflight industry and the role of business leaders in combating global climate change.
Barclays’ Head of FX & Emerging Markets Macro Strategy talks about the increase of ‘sovereigntism’ around the globe and the effect of Brexit on the pound.
The trade war between the US and China is lose-lose according to Barclays’ Chief China Economist, but to what degree? How can China respond after it runs out of tariffs?
Barclays’ Head of Macro Research says technology can affect jobs, wages and productivity in ways you might not expect, and explains China’s importance to the global economy.
The Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy reveals the incredible value of platform companies and the way humans can expect to live and work in an increasingly digital world.
The United States’ tough stance on trade is a cause for concern, says the Allianz’ Chief Economic Advisor, but he stops short of calling it a trade war. Find out why.
The Founder & CEO of Hanson Robotics describes how humanising robots is necessary to create positive relationships with our machines and solve the world’s problems.
The global economy seems to be slowing down, says the Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, but what does that mean? And where does private capital come in?
The US may not have the upper hand in its trade war with China, says Dymon Asia Capital’s Founder & Chief Investment Officer.
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