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Volatility in global commodities markets drives spend in risk management IT

Analysts expect that increased volatility in commodities markets globally will drive spend in risk management IT. However, commodities present their own unique characteristics that must be observed, making it fundamental for IT vendors looking to capitalize on the opportunity to have a full understanding and appreciation of the underlying physical market and of their potential client's business.

Published By Datamonitor
01 May 2008
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The G20 clampdown on tax havens has not signed their death warrant - yet

Tough talk from the G20 about clamping down on tax havens is making for very uncomfortable reading among jurisdictions that hold non-resident client assets, including those in Europe. Although no specific sanctions against uncooperative jurisdictions were outlined, Brazil provides an example of the kind of 'stick' that could be used on the European jurisdictions to make them show willing.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Apr 2009
CommentWire
CommentWire

Unilever: shrewd investment should aid recovery from Q1 profit decline

Consumer packaged goods company Unilever has announced an overall decline in sales and profits for the first three months of 2009. The firm has been hit by falling sales in developed countries, although growth has been seen in emerging markets. Many consumers have traded down as their disposable income shrinks, but investment from Unilever should ensure that it remains in a strong position.

Published By Datamonitor
08 May 2009
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Deal activity in transportation and logistics revives as the global economy recovers

Firms in the transportation and logistics industry indulged in calibrated deal-making during Q3 2009, with strengthening balance sheets remaining a key objective. While the sector has been recovering slowly, it is expected that an improving global economy will soon lead to renewed confidence among its investors, which in turn will cause an upswing in majority acquisitions.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Oct 2009
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The air freight industry faces immense long-term challenges, despite recent signs of a rebound

The air freight industry experienced its worst year since records began in 2009, with a 10.1% decline overall. There were encouraging signs of recovery in November and December 2009, especially in China, but the challenges for long-term profitability, such as loss of business to other forms of transport, are significant.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Feb 2010

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