Commentary

Egg-freezing may be a Silicon Valley perk too far

Firms are always looking at ways to attract and retain talented employees. Nowhere more so than in Silicon Valley, where America’s leading technology businesses live or die by...

A new bank for Asia, not China

A new bank for Asia, not China

China’s initiative for an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been gaining momentum, with more governments indicating interest and in-principle support. Yet, reports...

Testing time for Indonesia

Testing time for Indonesia

Indonesia’s economy is growing at its slowest pace in five years, the budget is being consumed by a soaring fuel subsidy bill, the legislature is deeply divided and investors...

America’s decline is exaggerated

America’s decline is exaggerated

With the approach of the United States congressional elections, questions about the health of America’s political institutions and the future of its global leadership have...

Why debt relief may be in everyone’s interest

Why debt relief may be in everyone’s interest

Stop me if you have heard this before: The world economy appears to be stumbling. For a while, things seemed to be looking up and there was talk about green shoots of recovery....

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