Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 6, 2019 Global Markets USTs and German Bunds remained under pressure on the overall positive take on the US/China trade talks. In FX markets, the GBP remained well-supported on new polls indicating...
December 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary
Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary Thursday 5 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.3 Commentary: Signs point to global economic recession By Desmond Lachman in Washington US economist Hyman Minsky never tired of warning that extended bull markets always...
December 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!
John Faraclas The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus! Strange things will always happen and the middleman in the street still questions odd things like today’s BDI (Baltic Dry Index) being down seven points at 1,599 whilst all Dry Indices are on the up, even a contained up with...
December 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 4, 2019 Global Markets Global risk sentiment worsened, core government bonds firmed and safe-haven currencies climbed on the back of fading hopes for a near-term preliminary US/China trade deal....
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
. Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.2 Commentary: Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised By Mark Sobel in Washington The European Central Bank’s new president, Christine Lagarde,...
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt
.   European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt Tuesday 3 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.49.1 Commentary: European reset on climate change By David Marsh in London A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building momentum following massive public...
December 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 2, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 2, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed supported by prevailing market optimism that the US and China are close to signing a preliminary trade deal in spite of the US Hong Kong bill, which...
December 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success
Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success World Ocean Council SOS 2019 Success re “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy” Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 Generates Global, High-Level, High-Energy Dialogue...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 29, 2019 Global Markets Investors retained a cautious stance on risk assets earlier today amid market concerns that the US law backing Hong Kong protestors could complicate the process towards a US/China...
November 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 28, 2019 Global Markets US President Donald Trump signed into law congressional legislation supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, in spite of China’s fierce objection. On the data...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020
. Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020 Thursday 28 November 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.48.3 Commentary: Mighty dollar maddens Trump By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is no secret that President Donald Trump is displeased with the dollar’s strength. Whether there is...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast
Jeremy Corbyn Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast Commentary: Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election By Denis MacShane in London The manifesto submitted by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the run up to the 12 December UK general election contains...
November 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 26, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, while the US dollar increased to a two-week high against the safe-haven Japanese yen on optimism that the US and China...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
.. New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.48.1 Commentary: New Fed reports fall short on risks By Mark Sobel in Washington In 2018, the Federal Reserve began issuing semi-annual financial stability reports;...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 25, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets performed well in today’s session and European bourses opened in positive territory, amid increased hopes for progress in the US/China trade dispute....
November 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more 18-22 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.47 THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world Most-Read Commentary India hands reins to China: Amid ongoing tensions...
November 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development
UK PM Boris Johnson Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development Wednesday 20 November 2019 Vol.10 Ed.47.2 Commentary: Awkward truths on UK campaign trail By John Nugée in London When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succeeded in persuading parliament...
November 20th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 19, 2019 Global Markets Investors retain a cautious stance against risk assets early today amid market uncertainty over whether the US and China are getting close to finalizing “phase one” trade...
November 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

India hands economic reins to China, Future of supervisory technology for central banks

India hands economic reins to China, Future of supervisory technology for central banks
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi India hands economic reins to China, Future of supervisory technology for central banks Tuesday 19 November 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.47.1 Commentary: India hands economic reins to China By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Amid ongoing tensions with Beijing,...
November 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 18, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 18, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 18, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 18, 2019 Global Markets Risky assets kicked off the week on a positive tone amid renewed optimism for a US/China trade deal in the not too distant future. US Treasury and Bund yields were a tad higher...
November 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Second Plaza accord, Italian surrealism, and more

Second Plaza accord, Italian surrealism, and more
Second Plaza accord, Italian surrealism, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 11-15 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.46 Most-Read Commentary Scepticism on second Plaza accord: In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent...
November 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 15, 2019 Global Markets Market hopes for a preliminary US/China trade deal in the not too distant future were revived late yesterday following comments by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow...
November 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 14, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 14, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 14, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 14, 2019 Global Markets Germany’s Q3 GDP increased by 0.1%QoQ following a slightly downward revised reading of -0.2%QoQ in the previous quarter. As a result, the German economy avoided a so-called...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More