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Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
30 November 2016
Commodity trading houses, because of their upstream position in the value chain, control a significant share of commodity flows...
Philippe.Chalmin web
30 November 2016
China's domination of commodities such as coal means that a single policy change in Beijing can affect global prices - the...
De-risking
30 November 2016
Panellists agree de-risking has unwittingly excluded too many jurisdictions from the international financial system, and the...
Financial_crime
30 November 2016
It is universally accepted that we have a global trade finance gap on our hands, so instead of stemming this problem, why is...
London_dusk
30 November 2016
What are the immediate and future potential business impacts of Brexit for financial services providers and their corporate...
Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
13 October 2016
Jean-François Lambert dissects the repercussions of OPEC's Algiers agreement and suggests that the biggest loser...
Philippe.Chalmin web
13 October 2016
Humanity has come into contact with few tradable commodities with as profound an effect as oil and none have created as much...
Trade.friends
13 October 2016
From the chaos of political turmoil and a global commodities slump, China, South Africa and India have emerged as Africa'...
Philippe.Chalmin web
14 September 2016
While I am writing this chronicle in my Basque haven in south-western France, the world leaders are gathering in Hangzhou (...
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14 September 2016
Jean-François Lambert unpicks Glencore's H1 2016 results and notes that the fundamentals make it impossible for its...
Seychelles
7 September 2016
At the Afreximbank 2016 AGM in Seychelles, African leaders discussed intra-African trade as a catalyst for economic...
Lambert_Jean.Francois.jpg
22 August 2016
Jean-François Lambert predicts that uncertainty created by Brexit and the growing global population mean demand for...
Philippe.Chalmin web
22 August 2016
Brexit Britain has voted for the wrong side of history, where nostalgia will offer neither economic growth nor political...
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