Saturday, Aug 8, 2020
International Finance

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Economy

EU and Canada sign historic free trade agreement

CETA was almost derailed by objections from the Wallonia region in Belgium November 4, 2016: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flew to Brussels on the weekend to attend an EU-Canada Summit which had been delayed for three days because of opposition in Belgium to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Belgium came back to...
Economy

Canadian economy at stake over landmark trade deal with EU

Canada and the EU remain hopeful that CETA, the EU’s most ambitious free trade deal, can still go through IFM Correspondent October 25, 2016: The Canadian economy has been facing a serious slump due to a number of reasons. To add to its woes, negotiations over a key trade deal – the Comprehensive Economic and...
Banking Finance

Europe may be at the mercy of US banks

US banks are about to surpass their European counterparts in the European investment bank market, which could, in the future, be dominated by the big five American banks Dirk Schoenmaker & Charles Goodhart October 25, 2016: The European banking system is downsizing. As a consequence, the big US investment banks are on the rise in...
Uncategorized

Defending the UK’s financial trading sector

The government’s intent ‘is for the UK to remain the top choice for European and global bank headquarters’ Nigel Davies October 17, 2016: Over the past decade, the nature of the threats to society has evolved beyond the physical world in which they traditionally operated. State-sponsored cybercrime and organised criminal hacking has become a threat...
Banking

ING to shed 7,000 jobs

Jobs cuts to mainly take place in Belgium and The Netherlands IFM Correspondent October 4, 2016: Dutch bank ING, the country’s biggest lender, announced plans to shed 7,000 jobs, mainly in Belgium and The Netherlands. The plan is part of cost cutting measure for the company, which will help it save $1.01 billion by 2021....
Economy

Flying through the eye of a storm

Expect UK to enter technical recession between second half of 2016 and first half of 2017 Jaspreet Sehmi August 2, 2016: In its first set of projections published since the UK voted to leave the EU, the IMF has downgraded its forecasts for global, eurozone and UK growth. In addition, the Fund says that the...