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Towards the end of August 2020, the long time Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe announced his resignation from his role. He revolutionised the Japanese economy that had been struggling for years with deflation through the use of his Abenomics approach to the economy...

The global pandemic continues to prove that it is more than just a deadly virus. It affects us all, not only in how we operate but when and where. For, while it is causing distress to healthcare systems in even developed countries, the impact it...

Not only has the Coronavirus pandemic affected different countries at different times, it has also affected economies in different ways and magnitudes. Only recently, the United Kingdom was named as the G7 nation that would be hardest hit by the pandemic, given how its economy...

The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has hit various economies, and various sectors of economies, in different ways to any other previous recession. Once solvent companies are now no longer viable due to the sudden evaporation of any demand for certain goods and services. Here...

Around the world, governments and countries are grappling with a sudden downturn in their GDP due to lockdown measures enforced by the COVID19 pandemic. The severity of these measures varied from country to country, but for the most part, developed economies have all seen such...

Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the global economy and unfortunately, we may have only seen the tip of the iceberg. It’s difficult to predict the full effects of the pandemic but according to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2...

When the Coronavirus pandemic first raced through Europe, forcing Governments to take draconian lockdown measures across whole countries, the impact on people’s livelihoods was felt almost immediately. In reaction, governments took a variety of measures to limit the full force of the virus on their...

At the beginning of June, the Organization for Economic Cooperation (or the OECD) released its global economic outlook. It painted a very sombre picture of how all the economies around the world would cope in 2020 and beyond. Here, in this blog post, we look...

It is hard to summarize succinctly what has happened in the financial markets and various stock exchanges around the world since Covid19 became a worldwide pandemic. Even six months on from the first death the disease caused, we are still in the thick of troubles...

Covid-19 and the regulatory impact on financial markets The impact of Covid-19 on the global financial market has been huge – some stock exchanges saw their fastest drop in history and analysts say banks’ performance in equity and debt markets is already on a par with...