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Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018

Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018
Innovation The Bermuda market differentiated itself more than ever through pioneering legislation and aggressive business development this year. The proactive trailblazing boosted our competitive advantage and laid the foundation for a new industry, fintech, earning monikers like “Innovation...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Federal Reserve raised the fed funds rate by a further 25bps to a range of 2.25%-2.50% at this week’s two-day meeting which concluded late yesterday, as expected. The forward guidance in the statement was slightly modified. The...
December 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime Limited announces closing of US$ 13.5 million loan

Globus Maritime Limited announces closing of US$ 13.5 million loan
Athens, Greece, December 19, 2018 – Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, has successfully closed the refinancing of two ships through a long term credit facility with Macquarie through its global ship financing business. The loan...
December 19th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the two-day FOMC monetary policy meeting which concludes later today with investors assigning a c. 70% probability for a further 25bps hike in the target rate to a range of 2.25%-2.50%. However, rising signs of slowing...
December 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone PMIs for December disappointed added to market concerns about the economy’s growth outlook. On the flipside, encouraging US retail sales reinforced market optimism over the US’s cycle outperformance. Against this background,...
December 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Amsterdam Trade Bank on debut shipping loan securitisation

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Amsterdam Trade Bank on debut shipping loan securitisation
David Shearer Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V. on its first securitisation of shipping loans, via ATB Shipping Finance I B.V. (a Dutch private company with limited liability). The transaction was arranged by Citibank and securitises a diversified portfolio of...
December 14th, 2018 | Banking, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting that net purchases under the asset purchase programme (APP) will cease at the end of this month. In the press conference that followed, the overall...
December 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets ended firmer yesterday and the modestly improved tone continued in Asia and in early trade in Europe earlier today, supported by increased optimism on easing US/China trade tensions. Turning to the EMU periphery...
December 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE
.. New York, December 11, 2018 – Within the context of the 20th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece entitled “Greek Day at NYSE”. On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018, the New York...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears

Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears
Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Wednesday, December 12, 2018) Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January  – October 2018, the overall fiscal balance registered a surplus...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets

Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets
… Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets Marcin Stepan, deputy head of meetings at OMFIF, is joined by Francesco Papadia, fellow at Bruegel and former director general for market operations at the European Central Bank, and Alexander Petrov, assistant vice-president...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

India must regain investor trust

India must regain investor trust
… Second RBI chief quits amid autonomy clash with government By Meghnad Desai in London Tuesday 11 December 2018 Urjit Patel’s resignation as governor of the Reserve Bank of India echoes what his predecessor, Raghuram Rajan, did a little more than two years ago. India’s government is...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Acknowledging that her government would have faced a heavy defeat, UK Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled the vote in the House of Commons on her proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, which was scheduled for today....
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable
. Commentary: Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday By Trevor Greetham in London The UK is in a fast-changing situation with much at stake. The degree of uncertainty over the future path of government policy on Brexit calls to mind the days running up to Black Wednesday in September 1992, when the UK...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)
CCO Nicolas Blanchard HAMBURG/KIEL – The Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank has appointed Nicolas Blanchard (50) as a new Management Board member. He takes on the role of Chief Clients and Products Officer with immediate effect. Torsten Temp (58), the longstanding Board member for Markets, will resign...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-off sentiment continued to engulf global market markets early today on mounting worries over the global growth outlook, increasing risks that the US/China trade negotiations may not deliver a successful outcome and expectations...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio
.. Commentary: AKK’s rise – France, euro repercussions By David Marsh in London Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s principal governing party, faces a complex struggle to impose her will on her fractious Christian Democratic Union. She will pursue a more conservative...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street managed to close well off the mid-session sell-offs overnight (Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed -0.3%, -0.2% and +0.4%, respectively), while the majority of Asian equity indices traded higher on Friday. Core government...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations
Commentary: Fed signals slowdown in rate increase By Darrell Delamaide in Washington It came as a surprise when US Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell said in a speech that there was no ‘pre-set path’ for interest rate increases. But his address capped a dovish turn in the panel, rather than breaking...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices traded lower on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the US amid alleged violations of Iranian sanctions. The arrest amplified investor worries over...
December 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 5, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 5, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, global equity indices traded in the red on Wednesday amid heightened investor concerns over trade protectionism and weakening global economic momentum. Against this background, core...
December 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

European Central Bank, IMF, and Political Risk podcast

European Central Bank, IMF, and Political Risk podcast
Vítor Constâncio, vice-president of the European Central Bank   City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio Wednesday 23 January, 10:30 London A city lecture with Vítor Constâncio, vice-president of the European Central Bank who served from June 2010-May 2018. The lecture focuses on the developments...
December 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Yesterday’s market relief following the ceasefire trade agreement between the US President and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G20 meeting proved short-lived. European bourses opened lower today and US stock futures...
December 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinse counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 meeting led to an agreement for the US to postpone the scheduled tariff increase. In return, China will purchase a “very...
December 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More