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US Election WatchNot your ‘Average Joe’: what the Biden presidency means for trade & business

In this feature, our specialists give you an in-depth look at how President Biden’s first 100 days in office could unfold – and what that means for the country’s coronavirus response, international trade, and business.

FinanceSomething Old, Something New – Asymptotics and Neural Networks

On occasion, hype rather than fundamentals drive markets. There’s nothing particularly insightful about this statement: From the tulip mania, to the South Sea bubble that even caught Sir Isaac Newton, to the current bitcoin craziness, bubbles, many agree, are intrinsic to how markets behave. It’s hard to call a bubble while living through it, but easy to do so in hindsight.

FXFX outlook: Parky’s quick take – 25 January 2021

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

ECBBondcast – The Rates Podcast: Italian political crisis, ECB meet, and negatives rates talk in the UK

Bondcast – The Rates Podcast: Italian political crisis, ECB meet, and negatives rates talk in the UK

Financial marketsThe Weekly Watch: the Fed meets, market reactions & spotlight on US stimulus

Weekly Watch: Financial Market Update

FXFX Broadcast Hub

Monthly broadcasts for Corporates Each month Neil Parker, FX Market Strategist, records his views on the current state of the markets, and forecasts what lies ahead for global currencies and the economy.

FXFX outlook: Parky’s quick take – 18 January 2021

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

brexitThe Brexit deal came in time for Christmas – but was it the gift UK businesses & markets hoped for?

With a Brexit trade deal now in hand, our specialists outline some of the short, medium and long-term effects for corporate and institutional decision-makers.

EconomyWhat’s on my mind for 2021

At the start of each year we set out things we're going to be watching out for.

Green bondsESG News: The sovereign effect on European sustainable debt issuance

When governments take the lead, others follow.

ESG/SustainabilityStructuring a sustainable KPI-linked instrument

More than a decade after the first Green Bond issuance, use-of-proceeds debt instruments – such as green or social bonds – are dominating the sustainable finance market.

ESG/SustainabilityStructuring a sustainable use-of-proceeds debt instrument

With investors, customers, regulators and the wider public – sensitised by treaties such as the Paris Agreement or the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - increasingly expecting companies to align their business model and practices with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, companies are acknowledging that change is in the air and that their sustainability journey will entail a series of projects which will require funding – capital that can, if done correctly, be more easily raised from ESG investors and is often more competitively priced in the sustainable finance markets.