March 5, 2018
Reports emerged Monday that Amazon.com was in conversations over offering Amazon-branded banking accounts. This should not come as a surprise, particularly given that other significant ecommerce players like Alibaba and Rakuten offer similar banking services. Amazon itself is already involved in a variety of financial products such as co-branded credit cards, store cards, and its […]
December 25, 2017
These are the 10 most-popular articles covering mergers and acquisitions that Euromonitor International published in 2017.   1. If Reckitt Benckiser Buys Mead Johnson then is a Home Care Spinoff Next? Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) is currently in “advanced” talks to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition Co for USD16.7 billion, in a deal that makes little […]
October 21, 2017
Euromonitor International’s Mexico Economy, Finance and Trade Country Briefing, focuses on one of Latin America’s economies which is heavily reliant on the success of the US economy to drive exports progression and remittance inflows. Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the US elections pushed the Mexican peso to historic lows, summoning dangers instore for Mexico, given the […]
July 11, 2016
Following the UK’s referendum result in June 2016 to leave the European Union (EU), pro-longed uncertainty is the number one factor dominating the country’s business climate, given the different Brexit scenarios on the table and the length of time it will take to put the exit into place.
July 6, 2016
According to our research, many developing economies are shifting from saving to investing behaviors with the global middle class forecasted to grow to more than one billion consumers by 2020. These shifts open up a world of opportunity for investors.
April 8, 2016
The monetary intermediation industry remains challenged by the increasing levels of regulation, rising competition, not only from other traditional financial services providers but also from alternative financing providers, and the growing shift from branch-oriented banks to e-banking.
November 19, 2015
Falling oil prices, economic sanctions and the weakening ruble have all taken their toll on Russia‘s financial industry, causing profits in this sector to shrink by a staggering US$ 12 billion in 2014. While the largest banks are reeving financial support from the Central Bank, a number of smaller banks were forced to merge or terminate […]
December 29, 2014
These are three trends amongst many to watch in 2015 including further geopolitical tensions, the birth of new economic groups – ASEAN’s AEC and the Eurasian Economic Union, sluggish trade growth and the strong US dollar.

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