Will commodities be the best investment of 2021?
Commodities look set to dominate as the world struggles to get back on its feet following the COVID-19 pandemic. Copper and gold both thrived during the pandemic, and demand for crude oil is pushing up as economies try to recover
Top 5 female-fronted fintech firms
While fintech is typically thought of as being something of a ‘boys club,’ some of the most exciting and forward thinking firms in the industry today are founded and led by women
Top 5 Latin American tech hubs
Latin America is fast emerging as one of the world’s most exciting tech hubs. While the COVID-19 recession has impacted tech investment in the region, the continent’s entrepreneurial start-up communities are proving resilient in testing times
Top 5 pandemic-proof industries
The Coronavirus pandemic has put considerable strain on businesses of all sizes, but some sectors have proved more resilient to lockdown pressures than others. It comes as no surprise that big tech has fared well over the past 12 months, but other more traditional sectors, too, have proved buoyant in testing times
Selling off corporate art to stem pandemic losses
Many companies reacted to the global pandemic by looking to reduce their corporate art collections to generate funds but this process can also positively impact cultural diversity as well
Managing demand: why have retailers failed at successful pre-order events?
This year consumers have been frustrated by disastrous pre-order events for the latest gadgets, so what are the systems behind new product launches that can go so wrong?
Race for the superfuel
Having been on the agenda for decades the pressure is currently increasing on companies to come up with zero-emission systems of propulsion
Could the pandemic spell the end of corporate travel?
The pandemic has all but eradicated corporate travel within the last year, leaving airlines and hotels reeling from the effects. We assess the damage to date, and asks whether business travel will ever be the same again
How the art industry evolved due to the global health crisis
The auction experience is both unique and built around people being together in the same room, but from the challenges faced in 2020 the industry found a way to evolve
Trillions from home: how the trading industry thrived
For the largest financial market in the world, shifting operations to the spare bedroom was relatively painless, thanks to the rise of e-platforms
The company that is half Wall Street and half Silicon Valley
One company is leveraging technology to transform trading. Opportunities, as well as risks, abound in troubled times and now, more than ever, investors need their financial infrastructure to facilitate fast and convenient trading, while armed with accurate information and incisive analysis
ACY Securities: 10 years of empowering traders to make smarter decisions
‘We not only offer the best technology in the market, but the best customer service,’ says ACY’s Alla Darwish
How to deliver 4,500 tons of material during a pandemic
Sometimes the task at hand can appear so daunting that the enormity of what must be achieved can be completely overwhelming. If that is the case then strong leadership and clear communication of a strategic plan can overcome this
The cost of continued lockdowns is adding up
As many economies are still reeling from the damaging impact of previous lockdowns the question XM.com asks is whether they can withstand another one as the balance of saving lives versus saving the economy takes centre stage
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