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The pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation in the Spanish banking and financial services sectors. Online banks drive this digital evolution through investments and...
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If you want to be successful in China's booming retail market, you have to be flexible in your approach and decisive when entering the...
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The pace of modern life has stepped up a gear in this technology-fuelled era, making it difficult to remember that life should be a...
A profile of the drilling firm working smarter and harder
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the offshore drilling sector hard. As companies begin their recovery, putting the client first will be key
Insurance firm Atradius is evolving with the times
The swift, sudden arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our working lives. As we look ahead to an uncertain future,...
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The US presidential election is as much about splashing the cash as it is about winning people over. But the winner isn’t necessarily the...
Top 5 fastest-growing economies in Africa
As more opportunities for investment arise across Africa, several nations are witnessing record growth rates
How culture can help explain economic development
Culture-based explanations for economic development are making a comeback, as economists try to answer an age-old question: why do some nations become richer than...
The misguided war on global value chains
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many countries to look inwards for key parts and materials. Dismantling global value chains further, however, will only increase inequality and damage prosperity around the world
Protecting the forbidden fruit
Monetary finance could restart a stuttering economy, but fears of misuse have left central bankers wary of politicians’ intentions
A global economy without a cushion
World GDP grew at its slowest rate for a decade in 2019. If cross-border trade fails to pick up soon, further shocks could see the economy fall into recession
The dominance of the US dollar is called into question
President Donald Trump’s economic nationalism was shaking confidence in the dollar’s standing even before the COVID-19 pandemic. But the crisis has stoked fears that...
Top 5 countries with the highest trade tariffs
The world’s most developed nations tend to favour low tariffs, while poorer countries have retained higher trade barriers
The significant impacts an EU recovery fund would have
Once taboo, debt mutualisation has come to the fore of European politics courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic
Beirut blast exposes depth of Lebanon’s economic turmoil
Decades of corruption and mismanagement of the economy had plunged the country into crisis long before the explosion struck Beirut
Navigating bonus culture in the finance sector
The contentious issue of bonuses has been put on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But, asks Alex Katsomitros, will these payouts return once the...
The steps taken to improve healthcare supply chains
Home to 12 of the world’s top 20 grossing pharmaceutical companies, Puerto Rico is primed to expand its life sciences manufacturing base in response...
Top 5 least affordable cities for real estate
Increased investment in property has caused house prices to hit record highs, pricing many out of the market in the process. With this in...
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