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Things are looking up for the global economy

By Chris Giles

20 Jan 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

Three new developments improve the outlook on the global economy. But central bankers warn about a complicated fight against inflation, an author for the Financial Times reports.

Sometimes, optimism can be infectious.

The cheery mood in financial markets, where global stock markets have risen about 4 per cent in the first three weeks of the year, spread this week to the rarefied atmosphere of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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