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Daily Analysis: ECB Reaffirms Imminent Rate Cut In June
Market InsightApr 12, 2024
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Daily Analysis: ECB Reaffirms Imminent Rate Cut In June

Our daily analysis of EUR, GBP and USD.

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Weekly Round-Up & The Week Ahead
Market InsightApr 08, 2024
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Weekly Round-Up & The Week Ahead

Our weekly round-up and a look at the week ahead for EUR, GBP and USD.

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Budget 2023: What Does It Mean For Businesses?
GuidesMar 15, 2023
9 min read

Budget 2023: What Does It Mean For Businesses?

All the talk around the contents of Jeremy Hunt’s iconic red briefcase was of a slimmed-down Spring budget with no tax cuts. So, how does the chancellor plan to steady the economy, reinforce public finances and regain economic credibility?

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Embedded Finance Trends
Market InsightFeb 27, 2023
9 min read

Embedded Finance Trends

Embedded finance has brought increased convenience, economy, and speed to many of the daily things we do. It’s therefore no surprise that it's the fastest-growing sector in the fintech industry – with global revenues of $54.3 billion.

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Virtual IBANs vs. IBANs
GuidesFeb 22, 2023
8 min read

Virtual IBANs vs. IBANs

A virtual IBAN looks exactly the same as a regular IBAN and performs the same routing function for international payments. However, where a regular IBAN is matched to only one bank account in the world, a virtual IBAN holder may have multiple unique vIBANs in multiple currencies that send their payments to a single physical account.

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Three Years On from Brexit: What’s Happened So Far and What to Expect for Businesses Conducting International Trade
OpinionFeb 13, 2023
16 min read

Three Years On from Brexit: What’s Happened So Far and What to Expect for Businesses Conducting International Trade

Three years on from when the UK decided to leave the EU, we look at what has happened to international trade, what might we expect going forward, and how foreign exchange can play a part when importing and exporting across European countries.

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Trends in the Consulting Industry 2023
OpinionJan 24, 2023
13 min read

Trends in the Consulting Industry 2023

The world may stumble in 2023, but projections suggest consulting industry growth of 1.9% and global revenues of $706 billion. So, where are the opportunities in this sunny sector forecast?

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Trends in the E-Commerce Industry
OpinionJan 24, 2023
15 min read

Trends in the E-Commerce Industry

Will e-commerce go from strength to strength this year, or will the juggernaut skid off the road? Read on to discover more about e-commerce industry trends and their impact on UK trade and businesses in 2023.

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Trends in the Shipping Industry 2023
OpinionJan 24, 2023
12 min read

Trends in the Shipping Industry 2023

After enjoying a boom during the later stages of the Covid-19 emergency, current prices for container shipping have fallen back to pre-pandemic levels, with rates to ship a 40ft container from Asia to the US West Coast falling by more than 80% since the end of April.

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Currency Outlook Quarter 1 2023
Market InsightJan 17, 2023
6 min read

Currency Outlook Quarter 1 2023

Clear Treasury looks back at the performance of the US dollar, euro and sterling in Q4 2022, and assesses what might be in store for Q1 2023.

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Trends in the Agriculture Industry 2023
GuidesJan 17, 2023
12 min read

Trends in the Agriculture Industry 2023

There’s no doubt that 2022 was an unsettling year for farmers. As the agriculture industry slowly recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic, it encountered a heatwave and drought, a major bird flu outbreak, and raging field fires.

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Trends in the Fashion and Textiles Industry 2023
GuidesJan 17, 2023
12 min read

Trends in the Fashion and Textiles Industry 2023

Last year, fashion businesses juggled post-Covid operations with the knock-on effects of Brexit, inflation, rising energy costs and the Russia-Ukraine war. Supply chains were disrupted by the rocketing cost of raw materials, increase in shipping costs and port delays, which are all expected to continue into 2023.

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