CBRE – Adapted Retail & Alternative Assets: Rental Trends Adjusting With the Times

Economic growth is driving increased demand for retail and alternative real estate assets, while spare capacity is gradually being eroded, particularly in the big cities. This could mean further rental growth in 2019 and 2020, especially for prime properties. The

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The Roca Brothers: Community-Based Solutions for Food Security

To become the best is not necessary to go global. Spain’s three Roca brothers, celebrated as royalty in foodie circles, believe that food security begins at home. The brothers have repeatedly questioned the viability of current agribusiness models which see

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Danièle Nouy: Getting Tough with Bankers

It is her job to keep Europe’s banks on the straight and narrow and remind their executives that honesty pays. During her four years as chairperson of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) supervisory board, Danièle Nouy made few friends in

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President Armen Sarkissian: Quantum Politics Defined, Explained, and Considered

Armenia is ready for its time in the spotlight. The landlocked country experienced a watershed moment earlier this year when journalist-turned-politician Nikol Pashinyan, 43, set out on a protest march opposing the long rule of Serzh Sargsyan, who served two

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UN SDGs and Gun Control: UNODA to Coordinate Action on Small Arms Under UN Disarmament Agenda

The UN Secretary-General’s has a detailed action plan for disarmament in order to save humanity – including future generations – from weapons of mass destruction and forthcoming weapons technologies. The plan includes 40 action points to save the planet. The

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President of Montenegro Milo Đukanović: Visions of Europe by Its Best Pupil

Last September, the European Union launched its own Belt and Road Initiative, connecting Europe with Asia. The announcement of Brussels’ tentative response to Beijing’s grand strategy was barely noticed as Brexit negotiations neared their climax and Italy decided to throw

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Book Review by Kenneth Rogoff: Crash Time

Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Crashed, by the noted Columbia University historian Adam Tooze, offers a sweeping history of the global financial crisis up

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Maserati on Value Creation: Trident Badge and a Heady Rumble Mean Business, On the Road and In the Showroom

How many syllables would you like with your supercar? One? Porsche will do nicely. Two? Bentley, please. Three? Ferrari, of course. Four? Listen for the growl… When a 560 bhp 4.7-litre V8 engine coughs and rumbles to life, forget about

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Is AI the Future for Spreadsheets?

By Gianluca Bisceglie Until just a few years ago, there was no real alternative to Excel. If you wanted to do any type of data analysis, keep financial records, manage your corporate finances and perform risk analysis, Excel was the

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Christian Mumenthaler, CEO of Swiss Re: Insuring Future Growth

The new frontier of insurance runs through cyberspace. Hacking has professionalised and is no longer the preserve of lone bespectacled teenagers with more brains than brawn trying to prove the point they failed to make during recess. Today’s hackers are

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