USA vs CINA: la guerra dei dazi
Islamic finance: new chance for European markets
A più di un anno di distanza dall’annuncio dei primi dazi la guerra tra Donald Trump e Xi Jinping continua a salire di livello e a spaventare i mercati. La prima mossa di Washington è stato l’annuncio nel mese di marzo 2018 dell’innalzamento del 25 per cento su circa 50 miliardi di beni di importazione […]
A time for unicorns: Nexi IPO
Europe is proving to be an ideal place for the Islamic finance development: just think that in the old continent the connection between economy and religion is still very strong. During 2017, 90% of savers who opened fixed-term bank accounts at Al Rayan Bank were non-Muslims. Al Rayan is an Islamic bank in the UK […]
What is the “spread”? How does it affect our lives?
We just left one of the hottest month in terms of IPOs. Indeed, at NYSE and Nasdaq we saw 2 unicorns’ IPO’s: Pinterest and Zoom, that both did better than Lyft (Uber’s competitor), whose IPO took place at the end of March. Specifically, Pinterest, the social network of photos/videos/images, fixed a placement price at $ […]
The past weeks have been full of political events that have shocked our every-day life (and sometimes our mental health, too). Politics is deeply linked to financial markets, and it was no surprise that the Italian “game of government” had significant effects on the economic scenario. During the last few days the word “spread” has […]