Optimism that the US and China could be edging towards an agreement over trade has grown in recent weeks.
For the most part, February was the calm before the storm as Theresa May pushed back the meaningful vote to the end of the month. We saw little change in GBP volatility as the markets were left in wait and see mode.
To oil or not to oil? How is the UAE diversifying its economy to attract investment? As oversupply concerns curtail the global oil price’s trudge back upwards following its flirtation… read more →
New Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro had recently vowed that his country was ‘open for business’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Swiss gathering of the financial elite marked the ideal audience of bankers, investors and decision makers for Bolsonaro to make his bold pitch.
The Federal Reserve delivered a very dovish surprise at its monetary policy meeting in January, signalling that its current interest rate hike cycle that began in late-2015 could be at… read more →
London, 12th February 2019. Trade Finance Global announces the Winners of the 2019 International Trade Finance Awards. Following a year of geopolitical uncertainty, technological disruption and competition, the 2019 International… read more →
January can be summed up by what we didn’t find out rather than what we did. In the UK, we had all expected to finally know what the prime minister’s… read more →
Last week HSBC announced that it had settled over three million foreign exchange transactions since the launch of ‘FX Everywhere’ in the last year. A move to orchestrate cross-border FX… read more →
Hours ago, Theresa May faced a crushing defeat in the House of Commons and now faces a vote of no confidence in the UK Government as MPs voted on her… read more →
For treasury and liquidity managers, as the foreign exchange industry, 2018 was certainly a year of volatility for sterling, dollar and the euro. So what’s in stock for 2019? We… read more →
For trade and receivables related financings, 2018 was a year of volatility and unexpected happenings. From the explosion of digitalisation and sweeping regulatory changes to the introduction of non-bank finance… read more →