Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more

China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more
China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 12-16 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.33 Most-Read Commentary China must rethink growth model: The International Monetary Fund’s 2019 China Article...
August 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore
No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore Commentary: No-deal Brexit not inevitable By Charles Grant in London To prevent Brexit on 31 October, the UK parliament must either revoke Article 50, pass a deal, or compel the government to seek an Article 50 extension. Nobody can say...
August 15th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management
. China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management Commentary: China must rethink growth model By Mark Sobel in Washington The global press treats readers to a daily diet of US-alleged harmful Chinese trade and currency practices, as if this were the only Chinese...
August 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS August 13, 2019 Global markets Asian equities were in deep red on Tuesday on fears about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong and a currency crash in Argentina’s peso drove investors to safe...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?
Boris Johnson Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified? Commentary: Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error By Desmond Lachman in Washington As a biographer of Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson must know that markets can unravel...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 12 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 12 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 12, 2019 Global markets Asian equity indices turned lower on Monday morning, as concerns for a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and a looming recession for the US economy outweighed a stronger than expected yuan fixing and Chinese stocks gains.  At the...
August 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni

OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni
.                         OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni Monday 12 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.33.1 Obituary: Saccomanni – Genial icon of global money By David Marsh in London Fabrizio Saccomanni was an iconic figure in Italian and...
August 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Obituaries | Read More

Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform

Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform
Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-9 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.32 Most-Read Commentary Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar: David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed...
August 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 9 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 9 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 9 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 9, 2019 Global markets Shrugging off Wall Street’s rally overnight, the majority of global equity indices traded in the red on Friday, as the White House is reportedly delaying a decision about licenses for US firms to restart...
August 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 8 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 8 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 8 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 8, 2019 Global markets Global equity markets traded in the black on Thursday as PBoC’s stronger-than-expected daily fixing of its currency, as well as a Chinese article stating that “insiders on both sides expect September’s...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
. Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference Thursday 8 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.32.3 Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform By Marcello Minenna in Rome Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 7 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 7 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 7, 2019 Global markets Wall Street rebounded overnight with S&P 500 closing +1.30% higher, following comments from President Trump’s economic advisor Larry Kudlow that the US administration is planning to host a Chinese delegation for trade negotiations...
August 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council
.. ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council Wednesday 7 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.2 Commentary: ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, and Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman,...
August 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Energy, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS August 6, 2019 Global markets Following the negative performance on Wall Street overnight, with US equity indices recording their worst day of the year, Asian stocks extended recent losses on Tuesday after the US Treasury designated...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report
Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report Tuesday 6 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.1 Commentary: Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman, on the meaning and...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 5, 2019 Global markets Asian equity indices suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday morning, as concerns escalated about the U.S.-China trade war. Japan’s Nikkei index lost 1.74% of its value ending at 20,720.29 the lowest level since...
August 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018
Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018 GPI 2019 special report:  Islamic finance Malaysia dominates sukuk markets The OMFIF Islamic finance special report, contained in the Global Public Investor 2019, draws attention to the rapid growth of the global sukuk market. While corporate sukuk...
August 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more
.                                         Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around...
August 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)
. Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 2, 2019 Global markets Global equity indices traded lower on Friday, with investors moving into safe-haven assets, following US President Trump’s announcement that he will implement new tariffs of 10% on the remaining $300bn of...
August 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 1 August, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity markets traded in the red following July’s FOMC’s meeting, which toned down market...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Summer Reads: The Latest Insights on Transformation and Turnarounds

Summer Reads: The Latest Insights on Transformation and Turnarounds
. Summer Reads: The Latest Insights on Transformation and Turnarounds BCG TURN How Bold CEOs Succeed at M&A Turnarounds As long-term growth rates trend downward in many economies, business leaders are turning to acquisitions to fuel growth. CEOs are instrumental in making such decisions and leading...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Mergers and Aquisitions | Read More

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference
… Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference Commentary: Accelerating Islamic finance growth By Mohamed Damak in Dubai Total Islamic finance assets increased by only around 2% in 2018, compared with 10% in 2017. The market is unlikely to fare much better in the...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets traded in the red on Wednesday, following President Donald Trump’s complaints that China has not been “coming...
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index advancing 0.4% and showing limited reaction to the...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More