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President Trump’s first month in office

March 2017

2016 was actually a year of underperformance for the US economy. Yet growth prospects for the US economy look positive and its fundamental strength should allow corporates to flourish over the next few years.

The US consumer – the driving force behind the economy – is largely in good shape. The US is still attractive to international investors and considered a safe bet. One of the executive orders that the White House has already released is its principles for financial regulation to achieve economic growth and promote jobs. Six keys areas where Trump is impacting policy are deregulation, immigration, healthcare reform, stimulus, tax reform and trade. In this article we discuss the Trump administration’s key 2017 legislative priorities and what this means for business, markets and the global economy.

Brexit: what next for the UK economy?
The outcome of the EU referendum has put Britain on an uncertain course, but is this set to continue?

The loan market post-Brexit
Despite volatility in the recent months, the loan markets have remained open for business. We consider current market dynamics and how you could structure a transaction to benefit your business.