FDI drivers and political stability

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...

20 July 2020

How Covid-19 could revive PPPs in the US infrastructure market

US infrastructure has been badly hit by the Covid-19 outbreak, but there are hopes that the post-pandemic environment will see a refreshed approach to public-private partnership (PPP) projects, as Viola...

17 July 2020

FDI into UK rises but M&A sees drop

Foreign direct investment into the UK over the 2019/2020 financial year constitutes a glimmer of good news for an economy faced with the twin headwinds of a final exit from...

16 July 2020

Singapore leads IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

Smaller economies such as Singapore, Denmark and Switzerland lead IMD’s World Competitiveness Ranking for 2020, while the US and China struggle as their trade war makes its impact felt. Sofia...

15 July 2020

Hong Kong investors eye Europe amid domestic unrest

The political and social instability in Hong Kong has seen its investors increasingly eyeing opportunities in Europe. Sofia Karadima looks at why the region is such a popular safe haven.

14 July 2020

Under start-up orders: London ecosystem shows strength in adversity

London’s rise to become Europe’s premier start-up hub shows no signs of abating, even during the Covid-10 lockdown. Lara Williams assesses the city’s competitive advantages.