They are called rare earth elements and will be the driving force of the future economy. Metals like gallium, cobalt, and yttrium are true gold mines for the production of batteries and technological tools. China is the undisputed master of the rare earth market, accounting for 95% of the total production. According to the European Commission, the demand for rare
After the United States, it's now Europe's turn. The failure of Silicon Valley Bank was just the beginning. This time, a Swiss bank is caught up in the storm: Credit Suisse. Let us explain what happened and the potential domino effect with Davide Chiantore, Head of Research at Abalone Solitaire. On March 8th, 2021, Credit Suisse announced that it had suffered
American banks in crisis. The lack of current funds causes Silvergate and Silicon Valley Bank to sink, along with many other struggling financial institutions. But how did we get to this point? And could this storm also affect European banks? The analysis comes from Davide Chiantore, Head of Research at Abalone Solitaire.
A new agreement has been reached between the United Kingdom and the European Union regarding post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been instrumental in negotiating this agreement, which has the potential to impact both the UK and the EU in significant ways. However, not everyone is pleased with this new agreement. Some believe that it
One year after the outbreak of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the economic consequences of this ongoing crisis continue to impact the world. The conflict has had a significant impact on the energy sector, leading to a rise in the cost of energy and increased prices for raw materials. As a result, inflation is also on the rise, and
The European Union's Council of Economics and Finance has added Russia to the Blacklist, which is a list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. But what does it mean to be included in this "blacklist"? Does Russia really pose a fiscal concern, or is its inclusion in the blacklist an instrument used by the European Union to deal with the
United States on one side, China on the other. Tensions continue, also thanks to a balloon sighted over the American skies and identified as a Chinese spy. But that's not all: the Russian-Ukrainian conflict is also fueling tensions between America and Dragon. The comment is by Davide Chiantore, Head of Research of Abalone Solitaire.
The World Economic Forum 2023 is coming to an end. Many issues have been addressed by the great world powers, few concrete solutions have been found. The analysis of the issues put on the table in Davos is by Davide Chiantore, Head of research of Abalone Solitaire
The World Economic Forum takes place in #Davos for its 53rd edition. And it does so by breaking away from the past. Two major absences this year, those of the presidents of the world's greatest economic powers - Joe Biden on the one hand and Xi Jinping on the other. The keynote is by Davide Chiantore, Head of Research at
The increase in interest rates by the ECB is reflected in mortgage payments. Floating rate on one side, fixed rate on the other. But what scenarios lie ahead for the future? Will the European Central Bank continue to raise interest rates? The analysis is by Davide Chiantore, Head of Research of Abalone Solitaire