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Patrick Artus argues the UK’s Brexit loss may be the eurozone’s gain in Bloomberg Briefs

The UK finds itself at the epicentre of a unique economic and political experiment following its decision to withdraw from the EU. Yet, Patrick Artus, Natixis’ chief economist, believes the reaction to Brexit has been wildly over-exaggerated. Writing for Bloomberg’s daily newsletter, Artus argues that the UK’s losses following a Brexit – notably forecasted falling …

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The implications of Brexit: S&P Global Ratings participates in IFPA panel, as covered by the specialist press

Hosted by PwC, the IPFA’s most recent Infrastructure Update gathered a panel of experts from S&P Global, Meridiam, Clifford Chance and Deutsche Bank to discuss the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on UK infrastructure development. The consensus across the panel was Brexit may well destabilise funding arrangements for major infrastructure projects, …

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iGTB featured in discussion on the cost of Brexit in GTNews

In a recent article by Peter Williams, iGTB has been featured commenting on the costs of Brexit in GTNews’s Global Treasury Briefing. The article discusses the effects that leaving the European Union may have on the UK economy, including whether it will affect FX trading, the value of sterling and any effects it will have in …

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Patrick Artus writes for FTSE Global Markets on the ECB’s efforts to reactivate the sluggish eurozone economy

Since 2014, the eurozone has received two opportunities for economic growth: the quantitative easing (QE) programme and plummeting oil prices. But, has the European Central Bank (ECB) capitalised upon these gifts to advance the eurozone economy? Patrick Artus, Natixis’ chief economist, believes the ECB’s success has been partial. Writing for FTSE Markets, Artus explains that …

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CFE features in Business Reporter discussing London’s entrepreneurial success

Matt Smith, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and StartUp Britain has featured in a recent article in Business Reporter, discussing how a German political party is attempting to attract British start-ups to Berlin following the UK’s vote to leave the EU – by hiring an ad-van with a billboard enticing companies to move …

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S&P’s June edition of Infrastructure Outlook considers the impact of Brexit on U.K. infrastructure

With a Brexit now confirmed, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings (S&P), explores the impact on U.K. infrastructure investment in the most recent issue of Infrastructure Outlook – S&P’s monthly newsletter summarising key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news. In this special edition – published in line with …

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In Natixis’ latest FX-MM blog, Nordine Naam examines last week’s Brexit-fuelled forex market movements

In his weekly blog for FX-MM, Nordine Naam, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, discusses the forex market’s movements last week – with Brexit risk dominating the discussion as opinion polls swing back and forth in the final days before the UK’s referendum on EU membership. Certainly, Brexit risk has instilled market uncertainty in the run up to …

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Brexit risks and the energy transition are hot topics at the S&P Global Ratings Annual Infrastructure Finance Seminar

The S&P Global Ratings Annual Infrastructure Finance Seminar kicked off last week at Haberdasher’s Hall in the City of London. Journalists, investors, bankers, analysts and politicians alike gathered to engage in two of the most important discussions affecting the UK infrastructure sector today: the ongoing energy transition – from carbon intensive processes such as coal-burning, to …

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Post- Brexit, could the UK infrastructure market weather the storm? S&P Global asks investors

With just days to go until the UK decides on whether or not to remain in the EU, Michael Wilkins, managing director of infrastructure finance at S&P Global Ratings, writes for leading infrastructure publication, InfraNews, about the likely impact of a ‘Brexit’ on infrastructure investment in the UK. Based on the results of a recent …

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BPL Global celebrates Paris subsidiary’s milestone and the unwavering political risk market with TFR

To mark the 15th anniversary of their Paris subsidiary, BPL Global celebrated at the British Ambassador’s grandiose residence in the French capital. Joined by Trade and Forfaiting Review along with leading figures in the trade finance, and credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) industries, BPL Global’s leaders highlighted the key pressures for the market today: the …

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