All articles by Ruth Strachan

Ruth Strachan

Ruth Strachan is a senior reporter at Investment Monitor, focusing on manufacturing, mining and commodities. She joined from the Financial Times, where she worked as a content editor in the events division FT Live. In this role she wrote content for various global events across a number of topics including FDI, technology, C-suite roles and compliance. Before this, she was a journalist at DC Thomson.

Lithuania looks to build robust cybersecurity sector as Russia and China fears rise

Lithuania is fast becoming a leader in cybersecurity, but how can it harness this skill to protect itself from growing external threats?

Nashville’s diverse economy is music to investors’ ears

Nashville is known as a music and cultural hub, but its low cost of living and economic record is striking the right note with investors.

How a multicultural population and a military history keep investment flowing to San Diego

Innovative and historic, San Diego offers a strong investment story, but is its lucrative tourism industry over-reliant on migrant workers?

Is the Inflation Reduction Act bad news for US manufacturers?

The National Association of Manufacturers in the US outlined concerns over Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, but are they justified?

UK manufacturers call for clarity on post-Brexit industrial policy

Ahead of the 17 November fiscal policy announcement from UK government, British manufacturers are highlighting the need for meaningful support.

Credit Suisse overhaul strategy sees shares tumble

Will Credit Suisse’s overhaul be enough to save the crumbling bank or will the shift away from investment banking compound its problems?

Opinion: Web3 holds promise as a solution to the labour shortage

Many experts believe that Web3 can help relieve the global labour shortage, but businesses will have to focus on connection to take advantage.

Greece grows economy and seeks investment

Greece has enjoyed robust economic growth in 2022 thanks to post-Covid tourism. Will foreign investments help maintain the momentum?

Who pays if Credit Suisse collapses?

Credit Suisse is seen as too big to fail, but what impact would the bank’s collapse have if its overhaul strategy is not successful?

Crunch time for Brazil: Will it be Lula or Bolsonaro?

The future of Brazil hangs in the balance in the October election – will the right or left win and which will be better for Brazil’s economy?