Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 27, 2020 Global Markets The leaders of G20 pledged on Thursday to inject over $5trn in the global economy and “do whatever it takes to overcome the pandemic”. The EUR/USD regained the 1.10 threshold...
March 27th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 26, 2020 Global Markets Global equities resumed their downtrend earlier today on market uncertainty whether the US $2trn stimulus package that the Senate approved yesterday would be enough to mitigate...
March 26th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 24, 2020 Global Markets The Fed announced yesterday additional measures to offset the severe disruption to the economy caused by COVID-19, including purchases of US treasuries and mortgage-backed securities...
March 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings

Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings
Alfonso Castillero COO Liberia announces electronic closings and remote mortgage recordings 19 March 2020—-The Liberian Registry has announced its latest proactive and industry leading measures with regards to implementing temporary vessel registration and mortgage recording procedures; and in...
March 19th, 2020 | Banking, Flags, Shipfinance | Read More

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more
ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Most-Read Commentary ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court: In resisting market pressure to deliver a ‘whatever it takes’ message in response to the coronavirus shock to the euro area’s economy,...
March 14th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Safety and Security | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 13, 2020 Global Markets At its policy meeting yesterday, the ECB approved credit and liquidity measures that were not far from market expectations to contain the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak. A few hours...
March 13th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Future of the EBRD, Lagarde to shoot high and go big

Future of the EBRD, Lagarde to shoot high and go big
.. Future of the EBRD, Lagarde to shoot high and go big Thursday 12 March 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.11.3 Commentary: Future of the EBRD By Tadeusz Kościński in Warsaw and Pier Carlo Padoan in Rome The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development was created almost 30 years ago to help build market...
March 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head

UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head
Robert Keen UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head Robert Keen, speaking as Director General on behalf of the trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says...
March 11th, 2020 | Associations, Finance, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 11, 2020 Global Markets Major global equity markets are back in the red amid growing scepticism about the effectiveness of measures adopted by governments and central banks to mitigate the economic...
March 11th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges

Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges
Joe Baiden Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges Wednesday 11 March 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.11.2 Commentary: Biden’s surge and the power of fear By Darrell Delamaide in Washington Democratic primary voters weary of President Trump’s disruptions...
March 11th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 10, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets bounced in early trade on Tuesday on market speculation for coordination stimulus from global policymakers to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak....
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus

The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus
. The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus Time to reset euro policy mix David Marsh and Danae Kyriakopoulou in London Thursday’s policy meeting is a golden opportunity for the European Central Bank to promote the long-awaited reset of Europe’s fiscal-monetary mix. There is huge...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking | Read More

The HFW Briefing: Quincecare Duty in the spotlight – March 2020

The HFW Briefing: Quincecare Duty in the spotlight – March 2020
.. The WFW Briefing: Quincecare Duty in the spotlight – March 2020 More Trouble for Banks? Almost thirty years ago, the English court found that a bank owes a fiduciary duty to its customer, known as the Qunicecare duty of care (the Quincecare Duty). Since then, it has rarely been relied upon by...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Legal | Read More

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index
.. Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index Tuesday 10 March 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.11.1 Commentary: Real-world engagement, better policies By Carolyn Wilkins in Ottawa The case for diversity and inclusion in central banks is clear. Central bank leaders recognise that welcoming...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, HR, Markets, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 9, 2020 Global Markets Market expectations for further Fed rate easing following last week’s emergency 50bps rate cut and continuing falling UST yields kept the USD under pressure. The EUR/USD extended...
March 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more

Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more
Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world  2-6 March 2020, Vol.11 Ed.8 Most-Read Commentary Japan’s austerity lessons: They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting...
March 7th, 2020 | Banking, HR, Jobs, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Friday, 6 March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Friday, 6 March 2020)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Friday, 6 March 2020) HIGHLIGHTS The international transmission of the COVID-2019 has fueled concerns that the virus may become a global pandemic with larger economic repercussions than previously expected. High frequency indicators point to a severe Chinese economic...
March 6th, 2020 | Banking, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports | Read More

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity
Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity Gender diversity in central banks, sovereign funds and European public pension funds is up slightly from last year, but progress is slow. One-fifth of central banks have no women in senior positions, unchanged from last year. Only 14 central banks...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Books, HR, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS  March 5, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets remained supported in early trade today, favored by the adoption of several stimulus measures by central banks and governments around the world...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations
.. Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations Thursday 5 March 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.10.3 Commentary: Japan’s austerity lessons By Marco Annunziata in San Francisco They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Judging...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 3, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 3, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 3, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 3, 2020 Global Markets The majority of global equity markets extended gains earlier today and US stock futures point to a positive open, on news that G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors will...
March 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU
. Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU Tuesday 3 March 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.10.1 Commentary: Volatility threatens Libor replacement By Oonagh McDonald The UK’s regulatory authorities have decided not to require banks to make submissions to the London interbank...
March 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 28, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets continued to plunge for the seventh consecutive session earlier today amid mounting concerns about the unprecedented speed of the COVID-2019 transmission...
February 28th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The future of payments, Responding to uncertainty across Europe

The future of payments, Responding to uncertainty across Europe
. The future of payments, Responding to uncertainty across Europe Wednesday 26 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.2 Commentary: The future of payments By Wolfram Seidemann in Munich The world’s first central bank was founded in 1609. Central banks have managed currency in all its aspects ever...
February 26th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 25, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 25, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 25, February 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 25, 2020 Global Markets The market mood towards risk assets appears to be stabilizing today following yesterday’s steep losses in global equity markets on fears that the virus outbreak is close...
February 25th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More