Analysis: China’s grand reopening may come too late for many businesses

SHANGHAI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The culinary tourism business of Brian Bergey and his wife Ruixi Hu has persevered in China through three years of severe COVID-19 restrictions. But as excitement mounts in global financial markets that the world’s second-largest economy can finally emerge from lockdown next year, the two are packing their bags. “I … Read more

Analysis: Airlines are restarting as COVID sparks a revolution in one-day business travel

The most popular airline routes have changed since 2019 – OAG Higher airfare prices offset lower travel Environmental concerns a factor for some companies SYDNEY/CHICAGO, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Airlines around the world are wrecking schedules and introducing new flights to tackle a COVID-triggered trend in business travel for executives like Jerome Harris – cutting … Read more

Analysis: The energy crisis is testing the resilience of Italian companies

The response to the energy crisis is essential for the economic outlook Bankers say businesses are more resilient than they are given credit Italy have done better than expected so far this year MILAN, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Italian media had only just begun reporting on the threat of winter gas rationing when Marco Checchi … Read more

Analysis: the crisis in the United Kingdom forces “shifted” companies to suspend their investments

Nervous companies abandon their investment plans The mini-budget forced borrowing costs higher Leaders want stability, not tax cuts LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – British business owners are withdrawing investments as a crisis sparked in Westminster drives up borrowing costs and undermines confidence in an economy once seen by businesses as a haven of stability. Businesses … Read more

Analysis: Bond Vigilantes Mean Business, Governments Better Beware

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The sight of Britain’s new finance minister smashing up his chief’s economic policies on Monday illustrated something starkly clear – the bond market vigilantes are back, they’re bold and governments had better stop. pay attention to it. It took only three weeks for the markets to force the United Kingdom, … Read more