• Global fall in foreign investment reflects rise in geopolitical tensions

    David Uren     |      August 25, 2021

    Foreign direct investment is increasingly being seen as a threat to national security as relations between China and the West deteriorate. Twenty-five nations imposed new security regulations controlling investment inflows during the past year.

  • Bouncing back

    Richard Holden     |      May 29, 2021

    An uptick in business investment suggests a bright outlook for jobs and output as the economy recovers from the measures imposed to control COVID-19.

  • A missed opportunity for nation building

    Gillian Savage     |      May 16, 2021

    Sustainable nation-building requires us to go beyond short-term ‘sugar hit’ investment and relearn how to collaborate with persistence.