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Duncan West

Cyber Threats in the Global Financial Sector – Time to Worry?

The global financial sector has experienced an exponential rise in cyber-attacks over the last four years. Today, this is even…

Opinion: why it is essential that SWIFT ejects Russia

And about time too. After pussyfooting about for 72 hours when urgent action was needed, the dither and delay being…

Geopolitical situation in Ukraine will impact tourism across Europe

With geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia, tourism recovery in the Eastern European destination will consequently suffer. The ongoing situation…

Covid-19 Live Timeline

Here’s the timeline of how the Coronavirus outbreak evolved from Wuhan city in China and is spreading across the world and how it affects the oil and gas industry.

Covid-19 creates supply and demand crisis for oil and gas

Demand for oil is likely to decrease by 23.1 million barrels per day in Q2 as oversupply and less demand…

A deeper recession and slow recovery predicted by leading macroeconomic influencers

The recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be more severe and slow down recovery instead of the…

How is Shell responding to Covid-19 and the oil price crash?

In response to volatility in the oil market and the ongoing impact of Covid-19, Royal Dutch Shell has announced that…

The four contests that will shape the post-Covid-19 world

David Miliband in the New Statesman The global pandemic has shown the limits of the politics of anger. Issues of…

Up to two months post-peak lockdown needed to wipe out Covid-19 according to GlobalData

GlobalData  has updated its risk of transmission forecast model using the most recent historical Covid-19 data from the Johns Hopkins…

Morning Update: EU negotiates coordinated economic response to Covid-19 while China reduces Wuhan lockdown

Latest news government updates from New Statesman Notes from our epidemiologist Infographic: US Covid-19 deaths soar again but falls in…