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These are five statistical thresholds which will likely be broken up in 2021

What will 2021 bring for the global economy? Projections from the United Nations (UN), International Monetary Fund (IMF), and World Trade Organization (WTO) say the following five things just might happen.In 2021, the median human turn 31The world is slowly getting older. Longer lifespans combined with falling fertility rates mean the world’s typical person gets…

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Returning to the office in 2021 will introduce a tricky new power dynamic

Let’s be honest. One of the reasons employees went into the office before the coronavirus pandemic was because working from home was so crap. It had its benefits, to be sure, but it came with significant downsides.Working remotely prior to Covid-19 often meant dealing with the internally or externally imposed pressures of proving that you…

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What happened in 2020? Test your knowledge with our quiz

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic this year was so wide-ranging that it shaped every news event that followed its spread across the planet: the Black Lives Matter protests, a US election with historic turnout, China’s creeping takeover of Hong Kong, and more.At each turn, Quartz tried to unpack the implications of the pandemic’s effect…

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Foreign investors are driving the Indian stock markets to new highs

The Indian economy is going through its worst crisis in recent history. Yet, foreign investors haven’t batted an eyelid.Since Nov. 1, foreign investors have poured a staggering Rs1 lakh crore ($14 billion) into Indian stock markets.A combination of low interest rates in the US and the weak dollar has led to inflows into emerging markets…

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BlackRock’s list of climate commitments just got longer

The world’s largest asset manager kicked off 2020 by laying out a list of climate pledges that put the rest of the financial sector on notice. “Climate risk is investment risk,” wrote BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink in his annual open letter to chief executives in January. Climate change is rewriting the most basic assumptions of…

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These Asian countries have masterfully limited COVID outbreaks. Here’s how they did it

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AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID vaccine could get U.K. approval as soon as this week

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Trump signs COVID relief bill, averts government shutdown

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How your personal financing can endure a pandemic

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With $30,000 Bitcoin in sight, analysts wonder how high it may go

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