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  • Editor’s Picks / 03 February 2016 at 4:35 GMT

    Oil-obsessed markets ignore the ultimate liquid asset

    South China Morning Post
    In any country, there are two truly liquid assets that drive economic activity – oil and water. Water supply has geopolitical and economic effects on a local and global scale. China’s attempts to harness the waters of the Yarlung Tsangpo have been a source of tension between China and India. While Singapore imports water from Malaysia, it has also constructed desalination plants. Singapore has become a focal point for water technology. In Africa, Ethiopia’s proposed Grand Renaissance Dam makes Cairo fearful of the effects on the Nile. Water scarcity has profound implications for geopolitics and economic development. Markets pay close attention to the price of oil but water’s geopolitical importance cannot be ignored.
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  • Video / 05 June 2015 at 6:38 GMT

    Neighbour: Why I am buying Weir Group

    Joe Neighbour
    Joe Neighbour from Central Markets is looking to buy shares in industrial engineering company Weir Group, which is listed on the FTSE 100. The stock has dropped more than 40% in the past 12 months, but Neighbour believes that it's ready to climb back up.
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