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Global outlookA mostly empirical approach to assessing the coronavirus impact on markets

Jim McCormick, Global Head of Desk Strategy, presents an empirical framework to help provide some loose guidance in assessing the potential impact that the new coronavirus could have on global financial markets.

emerging marketsA strong start to the year for emerging markets

One of NatWest Market’s key themes for 2020 is that emerging market fundamentals are set to improve. And thanks to some positive data from the recent Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey, the region has already had a strong start to the year. Here’s why.

ESG/SustainabilityESG market embraces benefits of Private Placements

5 min read - The green Private Placements segment is steadily evolving and playing an important role in the carbon transition across the debt capital markets

LIBORAct now for the TERMination of LIBOR

A stream of information from the BofE and FCA on LIBOR transition lands some key messages.

What does 2020 have in store within the regulatory space?

LIBOROur 20:20 vision, looking down the regulatory road...

In what seems like an endless stream of consultations, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) finally give us clarity on the fallback mechanics - for derivatives at least, even though there's confusion as to what triggers this.

Green dealOur climate action year-end wrap-up and sneak-peek for 2020

Significant progress has been made in Europe over the last few weeks, despite disappointment at the global level. We take a look at the key developments and their implications.