ESG/SustainabilityGreen bytes: tech as your ESG ally
Technology can be a potent ally for the carbon transition. There’s a strong case to broaden the sustainable finance asset class to include investments in tech solutions. We look at the practical steps treasurers can take to facilitate this.
US Election WatchUS Election Watch: 2020 Iowa Caucus results
What does the uncertainty from this week’s Iowa Caucus suggest for the US 2020 election and financial markets?
US Election WatchUS Election Watch: Iowa Caucus
Check out our first podcast in the brand new US Election Watch series – your go-to source for insights on the US political landscape and its impact on financial markets into the 2020 election.
Regional focus: EuropeA virus-free update: Economic outlook for Europe
2020 started off on a better footing for growth and data in Europe. Despite the recent coronavirus episode, and how it might unfold, we remain moderately optimistic for the economic outlook. Here’s why.
Regional focus: ChinaPodcast Minis: China Stress Index
Our proprietary China Stress Index is at a three-year high. Here are some stand out points to consider when looking at the impact of coronavirus on markets.
BrexitWhat we’ll be questioning in 2020 – sterling, dollar and euro outlook
Market Strategist Neil Parker asks some key questions around the challenges facing the world’s major currencies. Have you considered these?
LIBORLIBOR triggers – if at first you don’t succeed…
...try, try again? Whilst we know HOW the spread adjustment will be calculated for derivatives we still don't know WHEN it will be triggered.
Regional focus: ChinaMonthly Macro Podcast February
It’s been a busy start to 2020 with coronavirus, central banks and the US Presidential election all kicking off in January. Listen for our take and what we’re watching for the months ahead.
Fixed incomeInvestor survey 2020: Are these 5 market themes already priced in?
Imogen Bachra, CFA European Rates Strategy, NatWest Markets shares five key insights from our latest Investor Survey.
ESG/SustainabilityESG Evolution: Addressing the analytical shortfall – an introduction
A teaser for the ESG Macro Analysis series from the NatWest Markets Desk Strategy team
Global outlookA mostly empirical approach to assessing the coronavirus impact on markets
Jim McCormick, Global Head of Desk Strategy, presents an empirical framework to help provide some loose guidance in assessing the potential impact that the new coronavirus could have on global financial markets.
emerging marketsA strong start to the year for emerging markets
One of NatWest Market’s key themes for 2020 is that emerging market fundamentals are set to improve. And thanks to some positive data from the recent Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey, the region has already had a strong start to the year. Here’s why.