Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the Fed Chairman who will deliver his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee at 16:00 CET,  as...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP
. ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP Commentary: ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany By David Marsh in London In the drawn-out annals of Franco-German wrangles over economic and monetary union, last week’s deal over top European posts, including...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire
Jerome Powell Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire Commentary: Market expectations test Fed mettle By Darrell Delamaide in Washington All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell when he goes to Capitol Hill this week for his twice-yearly testimony before Congress....
July 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Overall, the US’ June employment report which was released on Friday, suggests that although the pace of employment growth has slowed lately, it is still...
July 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more
Christine Lagarde Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more OMFIF update week 27  – 1-5 July 2019 Vol.10  Ed.27 COMMENTARY  Ignore Lagarde’s doubters Christine Lagarde’s nomination to the ECB presidency has rightfully generated much positive...
July 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  According to data released earlier today, new orders in the German manufacturing sector dropped by a higher than expected 2.2%MoM in May after rises of...
July 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   USTs ended higher overnight — US markets are closed for the observance of Independence Day— and European bond markets remained well supported in...
July 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies
Christine Lagarde Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies Commentary: Lagarde’s shattering ECB move By David Marsh in London Christine Lagarde’s nomination to run the European Central Bank is a high-risk, French-orchestrated...
July 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook
  Commentary: Currency action is a distraction By Mark Sobel in Washington Undoubtedly, the US current account deficit is attributable partly to harmful currency practices. The dollar’s function as reserve currency plays a role. But this deficit is also homemade. US macro policy can hardly...
July 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

Italy must revive sense of direction, Financial market manipulation

Italy must revive sense of direction, Financial market manipulation
Italy must revive sense of direction, Financial market manipulation Commentary: Italy must revive sense of direction By Antonio Armellini in Rome The reversal in relative strength of Italy’s two governing partners, Lega and the Five Star Movement, did not bring greater clarity, as they continue...
July 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Corruption, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire
The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire Summer 2019 Vol.10 Ed.3 Living in a world on fire: Climate crisis requires action now In 1992 Al Gore published Earth in the Balance, his first book on global warming. He wrote, ‘We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we...
July 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change
GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change Thank you for downloading your complimentary copy of the GPI 2019 special report on central banks and climate change. Click here to access the report. Click here to download the rest of GPI 2019 and interactive databank with 6 years of GPI...
July 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   At their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 meeting on Saturday in Osaka, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on a truce...
July 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change
.. GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change Addressing climate risks to economies The global central banking community spent the last decade repairing the financial system after the international banking crisis. The OMFIF ESG special report, part of the Global Public Investor 2019...
June 30th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more
Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 26 2019 24-28 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.26   COMMENTARY  Swiss-EU row offers taste of Brexit A stand-off with the EU has left Swiss bourses facing a shut-out from trading across Europe,...
June 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (June 2019)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE  (June 2019)
Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (June 2019)  Please find herebelow* the link of our Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE. It provides an insight of the latest global economic and market...
June 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Investors adopt a cautious stance ahead of the eagerly-awaited 1½-hour meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping,...
June 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 27 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 27 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 27 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Taking their lead from modestly firmer Asian bourses today, European equity markets opened in positive territory on Thursday amid hopes that the meeting...
June 27th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast
 Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast Commentary: Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit By Denis MacShane in London A stand-off between Switzerland and the European Union has left Swiss stock exchanges facing a shut-out from trading across Europe, a foretaste of what could befall...
June 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment
. All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment Commentary: All eyes on G20 sidelines By OMFIF Editors In the second of a pair of articles about the forthcoming G20 meeting, a group of policy experts from around the world discuss how the Osaka summit presents...
June 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance

G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance
… G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance Commentary: G20 must adapt to new global reality By OMFIF Editors In anticipation of the 14th G20 summit on 28-29 June, to be hosted in Osaka by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, OMFIF US Chairman Mark Sobel asked a group of policy...
June 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dialogs and Debates, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

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