UK economy grows 5.5% in Q2 before slowdownFriday 01 October 2021
Britain's economy grew by more than previously thought in the April-June period before what looks like a sharp slowdown more recently as post-lockdown bottlenecks, including a shortage of truck drivers, mount.
HSBC taps Google Cloud to monitor climate risksFriday 01 October 2021
HSBC has developed a new credit ranking tool capable of running multiple 'what if' climate risk scenarios simultaneously on Google Cloud.
HSBC, Temasek partner to fund sustainable infrastructure projects in AsiaFriday 01 October 2021
The two hope to dispense over US$1b of loans over the next five years.
Standard Chartered partnered with FinLync to accelerate adoption of Bank’s API offerings by corporate treasury teamsFriday 01 October 2021
Partnership will reduce onboarding time for corporates to connect to Standard Chartered’s APIs and achieve improved decision-making with reduced risks.
U.S. slightly revises up its GDP estimate for Q2 to 6.7%Friday 01 October 2021
The U.S. economy expanded at a 6.7% annual pace from April through June, the Commerce Department said, slightly upgrading its estimate of last quarter’s growth in the face of a resurgence of Covid-19 in the form of the delta variant.