The current banking landscape is going through a makeover. PSD2 and open banking have it’s advantages, but there are also many opportunities to continue to level the playing field, share risks and revisit the rules.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Japan’s economy starts to show signs of growth after being slow to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, shipping bottlenecks set to prolong supply chain turmoil, economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are urged to boost resilience in the face of commodity price hikes, HSBC is the first bank to join Walmart’s inclusive financing initiative and the UK signs historic partnership with CABEI.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The world is emerging from a deep recession, and the recovery is coming faster than expected. With more than 800m vaccines administered globally, activity holding up despite lockdowns and additional fiscal stimulus coming. The IMF expects the global economy to stage a strong recovery, growing by 6.0% this year, with growth of 4.4% in 2022.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Thousands strike in Myanmar following military coup. South Africa halt rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine over concerns about new strain. Oil prices return to pre-pandemic levels.
From customs chaos to “fill and finish” just how resilient is the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain?
The UK-EU Free Trade Agreement was reached just days before the UK’s departure from the Single Market and Customs Union. The deal provides for zero tariffs and sero quotas, providing a basis for a more positive future cooperation, in comparison to trading on WTO terms.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Talks between the UK and the EU on their future relationship continue without a breakthrough, and the UK government placed London and much of South East England under tier 4 restrictions.