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The stage is set for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow between October 31-November 12, with key nations - including the U.S., Canada and South Korea - announcing new climate commitments. Even as the Paris Agreement targets seem to be on track, the Reuters Global Markets Forum discusses climate goals, green energy objectives, digital transformation and sustainability, for both countries and companies, with perspectives from industry leaders, policymakers and corporates, on how the promises made will be met both logistically and financially.
The great exit
With a shaky global recovery from COVID-19 due to new variants and central banks trimming relief measures, uncertainty remains over inflation, geopolitics and a host of other factors. As investors eye new themes to trade on, the Reuters Global Markets Forum hosts a two-week line-up of global fund managers to discuss their cross-asset market outlooks for the rest of the year and into 2022.
COVID-19 impact on markets
As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, markets are at a record high and the global economy is expected to rebound, albeit slower than expected due to new coronavirus variants. The Global Markets Forum brings members special insights and knowledge on the financial implications of the pandemic. Together with industry experts and peers, we debate all the pressing issues, brainstorm our own strategies and share valuable takeaways to help you create an informed opinion on the future of the markets.
September's German election promises more continuity than chaos. With opinion polls suggesting a shaky three-party coalition and big reforms likely taking a back seat, how will climate change and the Covid-19 recovery shape future policy?
Meanwhile, Canada’s snap elections are being keenly watched as Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau faces possible defeat. We analyse what to expect and discuss its potential impact on both monetary and fiscal policies.
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As a financial journalist for over 20 years, Divya has covered macroeconomics, central banks, global cross-asset markets, company news, market scams and natural disasters. She has a penchant for multimedia, social media and community-building, loves a good conversation, and believes forging strong relationships lies at the heart of everything we do. Divya regularly hosts panel discussions both within and outside Reuters, and has been going to Davos since 2019, interviewing a multitude of high profile guests, both on- and off-camera.
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