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More respondents from Asia than elsewhere expect a global contraction next year, finds a survey, but they are more upbeat about employment and growth prospects at home.
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Several European insurers are moving to start including emerging market assets – most notably Asian private credit – in their illiquid portfolios, says Joel Krueger, Aon's global CIO.