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CENTRAL BANKSThe Weekly Watch: data portends a strong economic recovery in Europe, what risks remain?

Our quick-take analysis on what to watch in financial markets for the week ahead.

monetary policyBondcast: spotlight on the FOMC & ECB minutes and new UK supply in the offing

In this episode of Bondcast, Imogen Bachra and the NatWest Markets team of rates strategists – Theo Chapsalis for the UK, Giles Gale for Europe, and Blake Gwinn for the US – discuss key drivers of bond supply over the coming quarter.

Corporate structurePost-pandemic deconglomeration trend: a guide for corporate finance decision-makers

In this feature, Corporate Sector Advisory specialist Hai Le highlights three reasons why deconglomeration could accelerate in the current climate and outlines a number of capital structure and financing considerations for corporates considering spinning off or divesting part of their business.

ESGThe 2021 outlook revisited: which key calls could come to life in Q2?

Our Global Head of Desk Strategy John Briggs reflects on how some of the major calls from our Year Ahead 2021 outlook are evolving – and their impact on economies & markets in the months to come.

CORPORATE TREASURYCorporate Treasury Weekly: investor sentiment improves as the economic recovery proceeds undismayed

Breaking down trending trades & themes to help corporate treasurers get ahead of the latest issues shaping markets.

FXFX outlook: Parky’s quick take – 6 April 2021

What’s happening with currencies this week? Neil Parker, Market Strategist shares his views.

Emerging marketsThe Weekly Watch: more US stimulus is coming – how will that affect markets, growth & inflation?

Our quick-take analysis on what to watch in financial markets for the week ahead.

monetary policyBondcast: what will drive bond supply in Q2?

In this episode of Bondcast, Imogen Bachra and the NatWest Markets team of rates strategists – Theo Chapsalis for the UK, Giles Gale for Europe, and Blake Gwinn for the US – discuss key drivers of bond supply over the coming quarter.

Global outlookCorporate Treasury Weekly: growth optimism & lower rate volatility are credit-positive

Breaking down trending trades & themes to help corporate treasurers get ahead of the latest issues shaping markets.

FXFX outlook: Parky’s quick take – 29 March 2021

What’s happening with currencies this week? Neil Parker, Market Strategist shares his views.

SONIADear CEO – this is not an April fool! The LIBOR Q1 milestones.

The £ RFR machine has been driven by ‘industry working group’ milestones for some time now but the temperature has just increased.

BondsCorporate Treasury Weekly: widening rate differentials creating new hedging, euro debt issuance opportunities

Breaking down trending trades & themes to help corporate treasurers get ahead of the latest issues shaping markets.