Nine months on from the US tightening up regulation of money market funds (MMFs), organisations show little appetite for investing in prime money funds reports the Association for Financial Professionals.
The geopolitical shocks of 2016 saw businesses understandably concerned about how the new reality of resurgent economic nationalism might affect cross-border trade and capital flows. Yet as this article explains, there’s no need for overreaction.
Despite the country’s latest financial bailout, the outlook for Greek corporates over the next year is no better than mixed according to trade credit insurer Atradius.
The just-concluded talks on reviving the Trans-Pacific Partnership have repercussions for international trade, particularly in the absence of the US as a TPP member.
One in five countries is set to hit their highest government debt levels in 17 years predicts Fitch, although there has still been a dramatic improvement in sovereign credit.
The long-anticipated changes to the regulation of money market funds in Europe is finally underway. This article sets out what to expect over the next 18 months.
Frankfurt has announced proposed changes to employment laws to allow banks to hire and fire more easily.
The UK capital remains a magnet for tech investors and will also remain a major global centre for insurance.
Global trade finance demand dramatically outpaces supply by an estimated USD$1.6trn a year.
The upcoming changes, which were published last week, risk imposing additional costs and industry consolidation according to the credit rating agency.