The global macro economic impact of the pandemic and how its prolonged impact on certain sectors and trade was discussed at length in a panel moderated by Jake Jacobson at the BAFT’s 2021 virtual Global Annual Meeting.
Uncertainty surrounding the Brexit process has continued to dominate the headlines and drive much of the volatility in the foreign exchange market in the past few weeks.
Optimism that the US and China could be edging towards an agreement over trade has grown in recent weeks.
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 →
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 →
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 a forex trader, it should already be routine for you to check the news every day for the latest in foreign currency price moves. “Blink, and you’ll miss it”… read more →
There were no real surprises whatsoever in last week’s US congressional midterm election, a far cry from Donald Trump’ shock Presidential election victory back in November 2016. Almost fully in… read more →
Gold – chemically abbreviated to ‘Au’ originating from the Latin word ‘Aurum’, is widely seen as the investor’s safe haven in times of economic turmoil. The reason for this, is… read more →