International Finance

Tag : Trade

Economy

Trump plans to quit Pacific deal

But silent on Obamacare and building a wall along the border of US and Mexico IFM Correspondent November 23, 2016: President-elect Donald Trump says US will quit Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal on his first day in office. The TPP trade deal was signed by 12 countries which together cover 40% of the world’s economy....
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...
Fintech

Enforcing debt when trading with Eurozone customers

International Finance Desk
Implications of Brexit and the importance of a carefully designed risk management strategy Sophie Brackenbury September 19, 2016: Our commercial dispute resolution team was recently instructed to advise on the enforcement of a debt owed to a German business (our client) by a UK company, as part of our debt recovery service.  The outcome was...
Fintech

Dun & Bradstreet launches cloud-based D&B Credit

Will enable financial decision makers to mitigate risks and identify growth opportunities July 26, 2016: Dun & Bradstreet has launched D&B Credit, the next generation risk management platform for trade credit in the UK and Ireland. The cloud-based platform gives finance teams dynamic, intuitive access to the world’s largest commercial database, with over 250 million...
Economy

Brexit presents big opportunities for the UK

It will now be able to embrace more market-friendly policies Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya  July 13, 2016: While many of us would like to believe that the UK is in a mess, thanks to Brexit, what we all tend to ignore is the upside opportunities that Britain will now have. There are legitimate reasons to believe that...
Economy

UAE National Committee for the WTO holds meeting in Abu Dhabi

Discusses outcomes of ministerial meeting and trade policy review results July 13, 2016: The UAE National Committee for the World Trade Organization recently held its seventh meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi which was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. The meeting was...
Economy

Brexit: flatex records 80,000 trades at full load

FinTech Group expects new business through financial institutions migrating from London June 27, 2016: In addition to sharp market fluctuations, the surprising outcome of the Brexit Referendum on Friday also led to record trading volumes. The online broker flatex, a member company of the FinTech Group AG, executed about 80,000 trades on Friday on their...
Economy

Will AEC be a force to reckon with?

The 10-nation group wants to make its presence felt globally Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 24, 2016: This year, Southeast Asian countries finally embarked on a new journey — the formation ASEAN Economic Committee (AEC). It has been in the works for years now and hence it is not surprising that expectations ran high when the...
Finance Wealth Management

Gold trading: To do or not to do

Many investment experts are sceptical, but interest is increasing Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya    October 10,2014:The yellow metal traditionally has caught the fancy of many — be it in the form of bars, or in the form of Exchange-Traded Fund (ETFs). Stocks and shares remain the best form of investment for many, but gold has been...