Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 6, 2020 Global Markets Oil prices fell early on Monday with Brent crude standing 1.2% lower on the day at $33.55/bbl on oversupply jitters after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed the OPEC+ teleconference...
April 6th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS  April 3, 2020 Global Markets Oil prices were lower today, giving back part of yesterday’s hefty gains following US President Donald Trump’s comments that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal...
April 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 2, 2020 Global Markets German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced yesterday that the nationwide shutdown would be extended until at least 19 April, while President Donald Trump warned of two “painful”...
April 2nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 31, 2020 Global Markets Risk sentiment was moderately positive earlier today amid hopes of progress in finding a vaccine against COVID-19. Data from China showing a bounce in official PMI for March and...
March 31st, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 24, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets remained under pressure earlier today and government bonds retained a positive tone as the latest evidence suggest that the spread of the coronavirus...
February 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more
.. When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 17-21 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.6 Most-Read Commentary When central bankers’ powers run out: How can central banks and the outside...
February 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 21, 2020 Global Markets Risk-off mode prevailed in global equity markets earlier today, sovereign bonds firmed and gold advanced amid mounting concerns about the impact of the coronavirus outside...
February 21st, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks

When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks
.. When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 19 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.8.2 Commentary: When central bankers’ powers run out By David Marsh in London How can central banks and the outside world tell that their vaunted independence...
February 19th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 18, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 18, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 18, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 18, 2020 Global Markets Market focus today is on Germany’s ZEW survey for February, which is expected to show a drop in the expectations component amid concerns about the growth outlook of the...
February 18th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More