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At the Munich Security Conference  IMF managing director Christine Lagarde elaborates on the ingredients of the global economy. Full interview here
Sweet: Steady and synchronized growth, driven by all engines: consumption, investment, trade. Employment. 
Sour: Financial vulnerabilities, inconsistent economic policies, government debt, geopolitical risks. 
Bitter Sweet: Increasing income and wealth inequality.
More Key Quotes and Speeches and Remarks from the Munich Security Conference.

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On the EU side: This week launched the new round of Brexit negotiations.

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SOTU: A big focus of this week was President Trump’s first State of the Union SpeechTrade was a topic that was touched upon, among other things.

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This week was a busy week, with global leaders convening in Davos for the World Economic Forum.

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On the EU side: Theresa May held the first of three cabinet meetings on Brexit just yesterday, ahead of EU trade negotiations.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR- WE ARE BACK AND LOOK FORWARD TO AN INTERESTING 2018
On the EU Side: After the end of Estonia's term, Bulgaria has taken up the rotating six-month EU Council presidency.

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week saw the much-touted PM May and President Juncker lunch which did not end the way many hoped when Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) objected to the wording of a text on the future operation of the border - read a review of the chaotic events by BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg here.

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week saw the first potential ‘breakthrough’ in Brexit negotiations, with the UK agreeing to EU demands on an increased Brexit Bill.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING
To our American friends and colleagues, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 

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THIS WEEK IN TRADE
This week’s news has been dominated by President Trump’s trip to Asia

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