Silicon Valley Bank’s failure highlights heightened financial stability risks amid monetary tightening13/03/2023
California and federal banking regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and seized its deposits citing both illiquidity and insolvency. This is the 2nd largest failure of a U.S. financial institution after Washington Mutual in 2008. Read our expert's analysis of the situation.
How United is the Kingdom? The Northern Ireland Protocol and Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation28/02/2023
The U.K. is currently experiencing political turmoil, adding to an already difficult economic situation. Read our brief analysis of the situation.
Türkiye: Earthquakes raise inflation risk and political uncertainty23/02/2023
On February 6, the south eastern provinces of Türkiye were hit by earthquakes that killed over 40,000 people in Türkiye and Syria. This toll, far from being definitive, could double according to the United Nations. Retrouvez notre communiqué de presse sur les retombées économiques de cette catastrophe. Read our press release on the economic impact of this disaster.
From excessive pessimism to excessive optimism - Coface Barometer Q4 202206/02/2023
2023 starts with good news on the macroeconomic front. First, Europe has avoided a recession that looked long promised. Second, the prospect of a rebound in China in the second half of the year, also raises hopes for the global economy. In this context, Coface's risk assessments have changed only slightly, with 5 changes for country risks and 16 changes for sector risks. Discover which ones in our latest barometer.