25 July 2022

Cryptopocolypse: Terra Luna and Three Arrows Capital implosion triggered contagion spread

The cryptocurrency sector is showing early signs of stabilisation after two successive implosions – the collapse of the Terra Luna ecosystem and crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital – which unleashed a tidal wave of contagion across the broader digital assets market.
30 June 2022

UK travel sector’s summer boom hopes dimmed by strikes, infections and labour shortages

The UK’s much-anticipated summer travel revival risks descending into chaos as unions target airline strikes to coincide with school holidays while surging inflation and the cost of living crisis curb nascent demand recovery.
23 May 2022

The inflation puzzle: money printing and the devaluation of fiat currency

Inflation has surged to multi-decade highs prompting central banks to ramp up monetary tightening and set out plans to unwind outsized balance sheets.
18 May 2022

US recession risk climbing

The path to avoid a recession in the US, the world’s largest economy, is starting to narrow.
20 April 2022

Choppy waters: the spectre of a eurozone recession is rising

The war in Ukraine has delivered an acute supply shock to the eurozone, pushed already high inflation to new multi-decade highs and increased the risk of […]
28 March 2022

Chancellor promises to ease inflation as biggest fall in living standards since the 1950s looms

Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised to ease the burden of surging inflation across the UK economy in his Spring Statement yesterday with a series of headline-grabbing policies, as UK households were warned the biggest fall in living standards since the 1950s is looming.
23 March 2022

Bank of England walks monetary policy tightrope: inflation fears trump recession risk for now

The Bank of England (BoE) raised interest rates for the third consecutive meeting last week, signalling to markets that taming inflation and containing second-round effects remains its priority.
15 March 2022

Ukraine conflict and the impact on the European banking landscape

The primary consideration in any conflict is the humanitarian crisis. We sincerely hope for a ceasefire and rapid diplomatic resolution. Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine led […]
15 March 2022

European airlines braced for oil shock impact after surviving pandemic turbulence

European airlines can expect an uneven recovery in air passenger demand this year