UK as financial centre in peril over Brexit, warns CBI
Jan29

UK as financial centre in peril over Brexit, warns CBI

Nine out of 10 British firms now see Brexit as the most serious threat to UK’s status as a premier financial centre, the influential Confederation of British Industry lobby group said in a report on a new survey. The CBI warned that optimism in the financial services sector fell for the third consecutive quarter in 2017 in the three months to December, rounding off two years of continuous flat or worsening sentiment, On what appears...

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US competitive edge surpassed by Switzerland and Hong Kong: IMD
May31

US competitive edge surpassed by Switzerland and Hong Kong: IMD

Switzerland and Hong Kong have surpassed the United States as the most competitive places in this year’s rankings of the world’s strongest economies, the International Institute for Management Development said in its annual survey that rolls out the the fittest and the feeble among global business performers. In the 2016 World Competitiveness rankings produced by the IMD World Competitiveness Center, the United States was...

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