Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Weighed down by renewed geopolitical tensions, the majority of Asian bourses ended in red territory today and major European equity markets opened lower,...
June 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  At this week’s two-day policy meeting, which concluded late yesterday, the FOMC adopted a more dovish tone compared to that in the prior meeting,...
June 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Human Rights at Sea latest News: Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping

Human Rights at Sea latest News: Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping
 Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping decarbonisation 19th June 2019 London.UK.   Human Rights at Sea positively welcomes the Poseidon Principles, a result of the the multi-stakeholder initiative of the Global Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Charity, Shipfinance | Read More

The Power of Poseidon

The Power of Poseidon
… Poseidon meets ship finance Today was the announcement of the “Poseidon Principles” involving 11 major shipping banks, representing a bank loan portfolio to global shipping of approximately $100 billion that will, for the first time, integrate climate considerations into lending decisions...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Environment, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Speaking at the ECB’s annual Forum on Central Banking in Sintra yesterday, President Mario Draghi adopted a more dovish stance compared to that at...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform
Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform Commentary: Fed to signal imminent rate cuts By James Knightley in London Concerns about the implications of President Donald Trump’s willingness to use trade tariffs in disputes mean downside risks to US growth...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles
.. Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles SOCIETE GENERALE SIGNS POSEIDON PRINCIPLES PROMOTING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DECARBONISATION Societe Generale announces it is one of the founding signatories to the Poseidon Principles in collaboration with the Global Maritime Forum, and in league with a significant...
June 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019
China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019 Commentary: China writing new interbank rules By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s commercial banks have struggled in the international arena. They are the biggest in the world, but must abide by rules written over...
June 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopted a cautious stance against risk assets early today amid renewed trade woes with European bourses opening in the red, following modest...
June 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian equity markets gained in today’s session, European bourses were standing in positive territory in early trade and US stock futures...
June 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more

David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more
.. David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 23 2019 – 3-7 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.23 COMMENTARY Merz: German leader in waiting Germany has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, long-time Christian...
June 8th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Reports | Read More

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers
Artem Dovlatov, CEO of VEB-Leasing (Left) and Nikolai Kolesnikov, EVP and CFO Sovcomflot (Right) Sovcomflot and VEB.RF sign financial agreements for the construction of LNG-fuelled MR tankers Today, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Sovcomflot and VEB.RF Group announced the...
June 7th, 2019 | Banking, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 7 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 7 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 7 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  At its policy meeting yesterday, the ECB Governing Council reached unanimously two important policy decisions: (i) extended the forward guidance by six...
June 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 6 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 6 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 6 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the ECB Governing Council meeting following a recent bulk of mixed data and subdued inflation pressures with the 5Y5Y gauge of...
June 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Merz – German leader in waiting By David Marsh in Berlin Germany has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, long-time Christian Democratic Union rival to Chancellor Angela Merkel, is moving into pole position as her most probable...
June 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 5 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 5 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 5 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In a speech yesterday that focused on broader monetary policy issues, Fed Chair Jerome Powell dropped his standard reference to the Fed being “patient”...
June 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision
Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision Commentary: Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism By Desmond Lachman in Washington The IMF is pinning its hopes for a much-needed boost to the world economy on an emerging market rebound in the second half of...
June 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Depressed market mood towards risk assets prevailed in early European trade on Tuesday amid rising worries over the global growth outlook on the back...
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar
How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar Commentary: How Tories can regain rationality By Meghnad Desai in London In Britain’s zig-zag course to leave the European Union, two things are clear, in the wake of the European elections and Theresa May’s decision to resign....
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch
Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch Commentary: Treasury navigates administration shoals By Mark Sobel in Washington The latest instalment of the US Treasury’s semi-annual foreign exchange report is certainly more interesting than previous iterations, for better...
June 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more
. OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 22 2019   27-31 May 2019 Vol.10 Ed.22 Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more COMMENTARY  New evaluation for Belt and Road At the Belt and Road summit, participating countries presented a new approach...
June 1st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Major European bourses were generally down in early trade today recording losses of around 1.0% at the time of writing, while US stock futures point to...
May 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, May 30, 2019)

Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, May 30, 2019)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, May 30, 2019) Eurozone Benchmark Rates Reform: The Transition from EONIA to €STR The Eurozone Benchmark interest rates, i.e. the sort-tem (overnight) EONIA rate and the EURIBOR rates’ family (with maturities from 1 week up to 12...
May 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 30 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 30 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 30 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market participants retained a cautious stance against risk assets in early European trade on Thursday, amid worries that the renewed escalation in the...
May 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies
Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies Commentary: Renminbi depreciation chances growing By Mark Sobel in Washington With the intensification of the latest US-China trade salvos, the renminbi has fallen anew. It is approaching Rmb7 per dollar, a figure imbued...
May 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More