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Economic outlookOn Point Podcast: what does the Q2 economic & market outlook mean for corporates?

In the latest episode of On Point, Neil Parker, FX Markets Strategist joins Ross Walker, Co-Head of Global Economics and Chief UK Economist and Sam Boughton, Director, Corporate Syndicate at NatWest Markets for a closer look at key drivers of the Q2 economic & market outlook and discuss macro, liquidity & funding risks confronting corporates in the months ahead.

Corporate treasuryCorporate Treasury Weekly: investor sentiment improves as the economic recovery proceeds undismayed

Breaking down trending trades & themes to help corporate treasurers get ahead of the latest issues shaping markets.

Monetary policyThe Weekly Watch: more US stimulus is coming – how will that affect markets, growth & inflation?

What does President Biden’s latest fiscal stimulus plan mean for markets?

CoronavirusBondcast: what will drive bond supply in Q2?

In this episode of Bondcast, Imogen Bachra and the NatWest Markets team of rates strategists – Theo Chapsalis for the UK, Giles Gale for Europe, and Blake Gwinn for the US – discuss key drivers of bond supply over the coming quarter.

StocksThe Weekly Watch: a better outlook for risk assets – but selectivity is key

As markets begin to calm following a busy month of central bank meetings, Global Head of Desk Strategy John Briggs takes a closer look at the improving outlook for risk assets.

BondcastBondcast: how coronavirus-driven economic pattern disruption is affecting rates markets

Sharpen your view with our insights & fixed income analysis. Our rates strategists discuss the biggest themes & events shaping the landscape.

ECBThe Weekly Watch: did the ECB fire the starting shot on taming yields?

Global Head of Desk Strategy John Briggs takes a closer look at how markets and investors are thinking about rates, growth & volatility ahead of a busy week of central bank meetings and Giles Gale, Head of European Rates Strategy at NatWest Markets joins for a spotlight discussion on the European Central Bank (ECB).

BondcastBondcast: the ECB blinked on rate volatility – will the Fed and the BoE follow suit?

In this episode of Bondcast, Imogen Bachra and the NatWest Markets team of rates strategists – Theo Chapsalis for the UK, Giles Gale for Europe, and Blake Gwinn for the US – discuss the European Central Bank’s (ECB) recent decision to increase the pace of asset purchases.

Corporate treasuryCorporate Treasury Weekly: 11 March 2021

Breaking down trending trades & themes to help corporate treasurers get ahead of the latest issues shaping markets.

ESGESG finance: how about a company’s second green bond?

While inaugural green bonds attract most of the limelight, follow-on issuances should not be forgotten. They highlight to what extent a company has truly committed to the asset class by becoming a recurring issuer.

UKOn Point: what a Biden presidency means for UK & European businesses, trade, FX & rates

In the latest episode of On Point, Neil Parker, FX Markets Strategist at NatWest Markets joins Global Head of Desk Strategy, John Briggs, and Head of G10 FX Strategy for the Americas, Brian Daingerfield, to discuss how the Biden presidency could affect the average corporate in the UK & Europe, FX rates, and trade.

ESGESG in the Biden era: emissions hit US utilities at the bottom line

Markets punishing high-emitting power providers and rewarding emission reductions after Joe Biden’s election victory highlights a growing need among both businesses & investors to focus on industry-specific ESG policy risks.