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 →
Specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, BPL Global, has named Spain and Germany in its top 10 countries for CPRI claims by value over the past three years.… read more →
Trade finance due diligence is becoming both more critical – not least due to the heavy sanctions in place for regulatory non-compliance – and more complex.
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 →
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 →
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 →
The world of securitisation in trade and consumer receivables is complex, yet benefits to corporates are being increasingly realised as liquidity tightens and access to traditional forms of finance is… read more →
Despite concerns over public sector corruption and debt sustainability, Ghana’s economy is set to grow at a sustained record pace in 2019, opening up fresh opportunities on the back of… read more →
When the United Kingdom went to vote on the Brexit referendum in 2016, most people assumed that a decision to leave the European Union would have an effect on the… read more →
As the Brexit deadline draws ever closer, it remains to be seen whether London will keep its place as the top financial centre in the world as is currently recognised… read more →