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Italian Banks: In the Eye of the Storm

by Daniele Fraietta

March 5, 2017

unicredit bank

The Italian banking sector has been under significant pressure since Brexit. In the months after the UK voted to leave ...

Economic Outlooks Diverge in Advanced and Emerging Countries

by Isaac Leung

December 6, 2016

Abidjan Ivory Coast

At least half of the world’s largest economies and key emerging economies are performing relatively well, according to ...

New Homes Growing in Size

by Catherine Colbert

November 9, 2016


More people are living larger and enjoying plenty of elbow room at home. While the volume of new-home sales nationwide ...

An OPEC Oil Production Cut? No Chance!

by Warwick Knowles

October 3, 2016

oil barrels

Global oil traders are excited about OPEC’s provisional agreement to cut production levels to between 32.5 million ...

Impact of Interest Rates Ripples through Global Economy

by Isaac Leung

September 27, 2016

federal reserve chair Janet Yellen

The US Federal Reserve has again delayed raising interest rates, and medium-term forecasts of the Fed rate have been ...

Death of Uzbek Leader Stokes Concerns in Central Asia

by Jaspreet Sehmi

September 13, 2016


The recent death of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov, who ruled Central Asia’s most populous country with an iron ...

Turkey’s Failed Coup Poses Challenges for Businesses

by Warwick Knowles

August 4, 2016

Turkey coup

The recent surprise coup attempt by some members of the military in Turkey was quickly put down by President Recep ...

D&B Data: Uncovering Global Economic Insights

by Isaac Leung

July 22, 2016


The World Wide Network‘s (WWN) international database from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is one of the company’s ...

How Brexit Will Impact the US Economy: D&B

by Bodhi Ganguli

June 29, 2016

US EU flags

The decision last week by UK voters to pull the country out of the European Union has indirect implications for the US ...

Nigeria Devalues Currency to Jump-Start Economy

by Bodhi Ganguli

June 28, 2016

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) devalued the Nigerian naira last week as an unavoidable step to restore balance in ...

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