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Bloated merchant acquirers face disruption in the Brazilian market spac

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb

Shifting growth dynamics and inflation uncertainty

Covid-19 economic shock and stimulus reflected in financial markets

Passing breeze or real winds of change?

“Sorrow is better than fear. Fear is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arrival. When the storm threatens, a man is afraid for his house. But when the house is destroyed, there is something to do.” – Alan Paton, author and activist

The trade war between the US and China is not ending anytime soon, notwithstanding the efforts of presidents Trump and Xi to make nice on the sidelines of the Osaka G20 Summit.

Mounting risk to the fiscal health of indebted emerging markets will require careful navigation.

“We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!” – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Post-pandemic recovery in the balance of vaccines and a return of confidence

“Battles are never the end of the war” – former US President James Garfield

Restoring confidence is key to growth recovery

World economy balancing on regional tensions and precarious geopolitical alliances

“Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depends on the ideas lying around.” – Economist Milton Friedman