Talking Points

Unsere "Talking Points" informieren Sie über allgemein wirtschaftliche Themen im internationalen Kontext.

The Transpacific Partnership | July 2015

The Transpacific Partnership | July 2015

In June 2015 the U.S. Congress granted fast track authority to President Barack Obama, clearing the way for final negotiations of the Transpacific Partnership (TPP). The completion of the 12-member TPP would create a mega-regional zone representing 40 percent of global GDP and 26 percent of world trade.

RSM 2015-07 | TheTranspacific Partnership
World Economic Outlook 2015 | January 2015

World Economic Outlook 2015 | January 2015

The world economy is set to continue its slow recovery in the new year. The World Bank predicts global GDP growth will increase from 2.6 percent in 2014 to 3.0 percent in 2015. From 1.8 percent in 2014, the developed economies are projected to reach 2.2 percent GDP growth in 2015. Sustaining their growth differential over the advanced industrialised countries, developing and emerging economies are forecast to grow by 4.8 percent in 2015.

RSM 2015-01 | World Economic Outlook 2015
Cyber Crime: A Growing Threat to Global Companies | October 2014

Cyber Crime: A Growing Threat to Global Companies | October 2014

Cyber security, once limited to the expertise of Information Technology specialists, has become a business-critical issue engaging senior corporate leaders worldwide.

RSM 2014-10 | Cyber Crime A Growing Threat
An Introduction to Islamic Finance | March 2014

An Introduction to Islamic Finance | March 2014

Islamic finance is an emergent series of financial products that have been developed to meet the requirements and constraints of people that would like to follow the Shari’ah law. Islamic finance is a term that reflects financial business that is not contradictory to the principles of Shari’ah. Conventional finance relies on taking deposits from the public and providing loans to the public.

RSM 2014-03 | An introduction to Islamic Finance
The Mini-Bond Market in Italy | February 2014

The Mini-Bond Market in Italy | February 2014

The Italian economy was severely affected by the deepest recession since the Second World War. Amid a fiscal consolidation programme to reduce the country’s debt, Italy continues its quest to rekindle GDP growth.

RSM 2014-01 | The Mini-Bond Market in Italy