Major Economic Events 2016

Shocking, unexpected events will become a trademark of 2016. Starting from the ambiguous decision of Bank of Japan with its move into the negative rates territory and to Trump's victory - this year with enviable persistence kept showing why we shouldn’t trust forecasts. Orbex Research Team has prepared a review of the most influential financial...

2016-12-21 Orbex Read more
Standard and Poor's- Cyprus

The first long-awaited upgrade of the Cyprus economy by the rating agencies for this Fall has finally arrived with the recent upgrade from S&P by one notch (from BB- to BB). Now we are only two notches away from the investment-grade (IG) market, which is a far cry from the ratings that we had back in 2013 during the banking crisis (CCC+), fi...

2016-09-21 George Theocharides Read more
Brexit

The highly-anticipated in/out British referendum is upon us. The decision that can lead to tectonic shifts in European landscape will be taken on the 23rd of June, 2016. Meanwhile, you can register for a webinar, where Kiana Danial will share her insights on trading the ‘Brexit’ voting. David Cameron: “So today, as we confront fresh threats and...

2016-06-13 Kira Vessiari Read more
Cyprus

 On March 31st, 2016 the Cyprus government has officially exited the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Troika after a three-year period. During this time, Cyprus has received around €7.2 billion (out of a total of €10 billion available) with a very low-interest rate of about 1%. Evaluations though will not stop and will continue every six m...

2016-06-03 George Theocharides Read more
South Korea

Most people around the world know Korea because of the threat to world stability that is posed by Kim-Jong-un, the young leader of Pyongyang, North Korea. Indeed, it is a serious threat, especially for the people living in South Korea. The problems between the North and South Korea are not new and have existed since the early 1950s and the divis...

2016-02-26 George Theocharides Read more
Greece

I participated recently in an entrepreneurial educational field trip to Athens that is organized by CIIM’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (ENTICE). This is part of a series of educational field trips that CIIM’s organizes every year. The purpose of the trip was to visit various organizations (stakeholders) that make up the entrepreneuri...

2016-02-24 George Theocharides Read more