Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Oil prices surged earlier today on press reports conveying that, as of 2 May, the US will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is currently...
April 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Eurozone government yields posted their biggest one-day decline in three weeks yesterday after Euro area April flash PMIs disappointed, suggesting that...
April 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the release of April PMIs for the manufacturing and services sector in the Eurozone for more clues over the economic growth outlook. ...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Yields of US Treasuries and German Bunds continued to move higher, in reaction to a string of better-than-expected data from China earlier today....
April 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  European equity markets opened marginally in the black earlier today and Asian bourses closed near recent multi-month highs amid hopes of stabilization...
April 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 April 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their cue from Wall Street’s positive performance on Friday, Asian equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone, supported by better-than-expected data from China, encouraging US Q1 earnings results on Friday and...
April 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors retain a cautious stance ahead of the start of the US Q1 corporate earnings season today, which is expected to record the first quarter of contracting...
April 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In line with expectations, the ECB stayed put on interest rates at its monetary policy meeting yesterday and reiterated the guidance for unchanged rates...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Financial outsourcing: the benefits of new technologies for shipping

Financial outsourcing: the benefits of new technologies for shipping
Financial outsourcing: the benefits of new technologies for shipping Having weathered a difficult few years, the shipping sector continues to face many challenges. Ongoing economic uncertainty and conditions are likely to remain volatile for a number of years. However, overall confidence in the industry...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

‘Submerging markets’ pose global threat, In conversation with Mark Sobel and Amias Gerety

‘Submerging markets’ pose global threat, In conversation with Mark Sobel and Amias Gerety
.. ‘Submerging markets’ pose global threat, In conversation with Mark Sobel and Amias Gerety Commentary: ‘Submerging markets’ pose global threat By Desmond Lachman in Washington Renewed currency weakness in Argentina and Turkey underlines the risks that emerging markets, or rather...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In its semi-annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF revised lower its 2019 GDP global growth projection for the third time since October...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: France, Germany and future of Europe By Sergio Fabbrini in Rome Europe continues to be prisoner to a concept of sovereignty developed for its past. Setting European sovereignty against national sovereignty...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopt a cautious stance towards risk assets today on pronounced Brexit-related uncertainty ahead of the extraordinary 10 April EU Summit. The...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus this week is on the emergency EU Council meeting on 10 April that will consider the UK request for an extension to the Article 50 deadline to 30 June....
April 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more
Jay Powell Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more OMFIF update – 1-5April 2019 Vol.101 Ed.14 COMMENTARY Clash over Fed policy escalates The reversal of US monetary policy by Chair Jay Powell has done little to quell the pressure on the Federal...
April 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime…

At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime…
NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019 winning team “Doc-it” presents its solutions to judges,seated on far right, as well as event participants. At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime: 150 Developers, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Maritime Executives, Investors and Influencers...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, IT and Communications, Logistics, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)
 Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The recent rally in European equity markets came to a halt today with major stock indices opening lower amid market worries over the lack of fresh positive...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections
Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections Commentary: Time for a new European green bank By Denis MacShane in London In Paris, a group of economists and politicians, including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage...
April 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, the majority of Asian bourses ended higher today and European equity markets were standing in positive territory in early trade supported by a rebound in US factory...
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker
.. Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker Commentary: Mood to be downbeat at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF spring meetings will undoubtedly seek to create a positive buzz around policy-makers. But international co-operation may prove to be in short supply....
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the second round of “indicative votes” in the House of Commons on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, after the latter...
April 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More