13 February 2023

Airline industry optimism resurges, but flight path to recovery looks bumpy

The embattled global airline industry has been at the forefront of renewed economic optimism in the early weeks of the new year.
14 December 2022

FTX collapse assures a longer crypto winter ahead

The stunning implosion of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which mismanaged $8bn of customers’ digital assets and suffered a bank run on exchange deposits, initiated a second major crypto contagion event in just six months.
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.
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

European airlines braced for oil shock impact after surviving pandemic turbulence

European airlines can expect an uneven recovery in air passenger demand this year
25 February 2022

Government’s ambitious Levelling Up agenda offers abundant private capital opportunities

The government’s recent ‘Levelling Up the United Kingdom’ White Paper aims to reverse a sprawling set of deep-seated regional economic, political and social inequalities by 2030.
8 February 2022

Cryptocurrency: the future is decentralised

2021 was a breakthrough year for the institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies.