The state of play: FDI in the US

27 July 2020

Transition economies set to lose momentum as recession looms

The lockdowns caused by Covid-19 and the global recession likely to follow mean that FDI into and out of transition economies will be severely impacted, according to an Unctad report....

24 July 2020

Covid-19 impact leads to greater civil unrest risk in 37 countries: Verisk Maplecroft

As the economic impact of coronavirus unfolds, 37 emerging markets are at most risk of mass protests in the coming months, a recent report shows. By Sebastian Shehadi.

23 July 2020

Home comforts endure for UK financial service workers

UK financial service workers look set to stay away from the office in spite of efforts by the prime minister to lure them back, a new piece of research confirms....

22 July 2020

London holds off Covid-19 threat to remain real estate hotspot for foreign investors

London’s commercial real estate market appears to be weathering the Covid-19 lockdown. And although demand and supply have been hit, the crisis is presenting some unique opportunities, reports Sebastian Shehadi.

22 July 2020

Will green energy provide salvation for South Africa’s stuttering economy?

South Africa is facing growing economic pressures, exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis, but renewable energy could still attract much needed FDI flows, writes Jon Whiteaker.

21 July 2020

London survives Covid-19 to remain leading foreign investment hub

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has hit London’s FDI inflows, the UK capital seems to be faring better than its global competitors. However, as Sebastian Shehadi reports, the shadow of a...


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