Insuring the programmable world | Insurance Blog

As we move into a new phase of innovation after the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, insurers need to look ahead to determine what their technology priorities should be today. Our 2022 Technology Vision report focuses on the expansion of the digital world and the increasing overlap between physical and virtual reality. One of … Read more

Interactive: Food Unaffordability Across the World

Food is a need for everyone. But how many people can afford a healthy diet? Visual Capitalist recently released an interactive map that shows the percentage of people that cannot afford a healthy diet across different parts of the world. According to the interactive, “A diet is deemed unaffordable if it costs more than 52% of … Read more

Fuelling Around podcast: Rachel Brookes on travelling the world covering Formula 1

Sky Sports Formula 1 presenter Rachel Brookes joins hosts Jason Plato and Dave Vitty on the award-winning podcast Fuelling Around to discuss her career and travelling around the world covering the sport. Brookes, who has been on television screens and on the radio for the best part of two decades, has spent the past 12 … Read more

Rich world uses green policies to hold back the poor, says UN trade chief

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Rich countries are using the green transition as an excuse to boost their own economies at the expense of developing ones, exploiting outdated World Trade Organization rules, according to the UN’s trade chief. “Many trade … Read more

Have the World or Emerging Market Healthcare Stocks Outperform the World and EM Index?

A few weeks ago, I met up with this reader who was a bit taken in by Adam Khoo’s presentation of medical device stocks. So he was wondering about my thoughts about healthcare stocks in our portfolio. I have a blurry idea why Adam would specifically recommend medical device companies, but my reader made it … Read more