Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

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

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

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more
Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more 25-29 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13 COMMENTARY IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America While the world focuses on the US and China, Brexit, G3 monetary policy and Europe’s doldrums, little attention is being...
March 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May will bring part of her Brexit deal for vote in the House of Commons later today. However, the arithmetic in the House of Commons does...
March 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’
    Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’ Banking & finance: working together to bolster European capital markets Trade: accelerating supply chain digitalisation and eliminating administrative burdens Climate change: powering...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The bull-run in US Treasuries and core EU government bonds continues amid mounting Brexit-related worries and expectations for more monetary policy easing...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank

Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank
CEO Stefan Ermisch  Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank – Group net result before taxes of € 97 (-453) million – CET1 ratio improved further to 18.5 (15.4)% – Administrative expenses lowered by 16% – CEO Ermisch: “Driving transformation forward; becoming profitable” Hamburg...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the UK House of Commons which will hold so-called “indicative votes” on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit strategy....
March 27th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series
China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series Wednesday 27 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.2 Commentary: China’s secretive lending to Africa By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s footprints are visible in Ethiopia, as in other parts of Africa. This includes a recently expanded...
March 27th, 2019 | Aviation, Banking, Finance | Read More

European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II

European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II
Isabelle Ryckbost  European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II 26 March 2019 The European Seaports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the Common Understanding between the European Parliament and the Council on the future Connecting Europe Facility (CEF II). With its vote on 25 March, the European Parliament’s...
March 26th, 2019 | European Union, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Economy & Markets – Lessons from the Greek Crisis_26 March 2019

Economy & Markets – Lessons from the Greek Crisis_26 March 2019
Greece’s parliament building Eurobank’s Economic Analysis and Financial Markets Research Sector published today the first issue of the Economic Bulletin Economy & Markets for the year 2019. The issue features a study titled “Lessons from the Greek Crisis”. The study is co-authored by Prof....
March 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The bull-run in US Treasuries and core EU government bonds continues amid mounting worries over the global growth outlook as last Friday’s disappointing manufacturing data in the US and Germany continued to have an impact. With...
March 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Welcome to your new ship finance report

Welcome to your new ship finance report
Welcome to our first edition of Marine Money Intel, in which we provide highlights from our Marine Money events and proprietary analysis of current transactions and trends. Plus, don’t miss our “In Focus” series, which will feature the select shipping companies and funding sources you need to...
March 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Press and Media, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

How do central banks invest?

How do central banks invest?
.. How do central banks invest? Embracing risk in official reserves After a decade of unconventional monetary policy, one could be forgiven for confusion around central bank investment patterns. This report is a reminder that the core investment assets of central banks stem from the official reserve...
March 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of European bourses opened higher on Friday but gave back all gains standing into negative territory at the time of writing following negative surprises in the flash Eurozone PMIs for March 2019. German Bunds firmed...
March 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Register: OMFIF Global Public Investor 2019 to focus on sustainability, 12 June, Singapore

Register: OMFIF Global Public Investor 2019 to focus on sustainability, 12 June, Singapore
Save the date: Global Public Investor 2019 launch A panel discussion on forging a sustainable world economy The Global Public Investor is devoted to public sector asset ownership and management around the world, with the aim of spreading best practice among central banks, sovereign funds and public...
March 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More