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Silicon Valley Bank’s failure highlights heightened financial stability risks amid monetary tightening


California and federal banking regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and seized its deposits citing both illiquidity and insolvency. This is the 2nd largest failure of a U.S. financial institution after Washington Mutual in 2008. Read our expert's analysis of the situation.

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Export Credit insurance: What Is It And Do You Need It?


For those who are in the business of exporting goods and raw materials, it is worth considering taking advantage of export insurance, or export credit insurance. Export insurance, simply reduces the payment risk associated with foreign trade.

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FY-2022 results: record net income at €283.1m and 80% pay-out ratio


Coface releases its FY-2022 results: record net income at €283.1m and 80% pay-out ratio

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From excessive pessimism to excessive optimism - Coface Barometer Q4 2022


2023 starts with good news on the macroeconomic front. First, Europe has avoided a recession that looked long promised. Second, the prospect of a rebound in China in the second half of the year, also raises hopes for the global economy. In this context, Coface's risk assessments have changed only slightly, with 5 changes for country risks and 16 changes for sector risks. Discover which ones in our latest barometer.

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How Much Does Trade Credit Insurance Cost?


Credit insurance is the best way for companies to protect themselves against the financial consequences of unpaid invoices. No matter the credit terms you lay out for your clients, there is always the risk that they are going to pay a bill late, or worse not pay at all.

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