BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: First results show heavy toll on UK business communities as majority of firms face cash flow crisis

Results from the BCC’s first Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker paints a concerning, if unsurprising, picture for business communities affected by Coronavirus. Sharp and significant fall in domestic and overseas revenue for UK businesses The majority of firms (62 per cent) have three months’ cash in reserve or less Almost half of respondents (44 per cent) […]

How coronavirus is impacting EU pork exports

BY IAIN HOEY ON APRIL 2, 2020   As a significant volume of pork consumed in the UK is imported, new research from AHDB has rounded up information about the impact coronavirus is having in some of the key EU countries which supply pork meat the UK and its implications. Germany As the largest EU producer, trader and consumer of […]

Nasdaq – IR Intelligence for Today’s Market Volatility

Since COVID-19 has overtaken the news cycle, market sentiment and in many cases our schedules, commutes and offices, the Nasdaq team has had the opportunity to hear from market participants, issuers, etc. around how they are responding to the market’s volatility. We’ve been focused on helping clients engage their investors, understand the markets and ensure […]

Refinitiv – COVID-19: Lessons from supply chain disruption

Supply chain disruption caused by the spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the reactive nature of business continuity plans. How can enterprises ensure they are better prepared for future challenges? Enterprises should seize the opportunity to revisit their business continuity plans in the wake of COVID-19 supply chain disruption. It is vital to know where supply […]

FTSE Russell – Financials drive the largest negative contributions in pandemic sell-off

By Philip Lawlor, managing director, Global Markets Research Examining the industry-weighted contributions to the total return regionally since the market peaked on February 19 highlights that financials have been the largest negative contributors across most regions. In the US, the underperformance of the large technology sector has weighed heavily on the overall return of the […]