Global growth in financial services and the automotive, retail, health care, energy and telecommunications industries looks to continue into 2019, according to this annual analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Yet against this upbeat prognosis lurk some potentially unsavory prospects. The overarching trade tussle between the United States and China, the acrimonious Brexit outcome, and higher interest rates in the New Year are just some of the potential pitfalls that could spell trouble for these sectors. Executives will find this a useful, wide-ranging forecast for 2019.
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