Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability
Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability Commentary: Weidmann ECB countdown By David Marsh in London The probability is rising that Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president since 2011, will replace Mario Draghi as head of the ECB. But it would be combined with many risks. A last-minute attempt...
May 24th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity indices hit 4-month lows on Thursday with Chinese bourses experiencing the heaviest...
May 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst

Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst
Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst Commentary: Britain’s powerless leaders By Meghnad Desai in London Theresa May, like Jeremy Corbyn, and indeed any current party leader, lacks a Commons majority to break the Brexit impasse. One escape route lies in the ‘March revolution’ engineered...
May 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May offered yesterday a number of sweeteners to MPs, including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to ratify the...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting
EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting Commentary: EU elections may end Italy coalition By Antonio Armellini in Rome For Italy’s ruling coalition, the European parliamentary elections are a test on the viability of governing together. If Salvini’s...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, European Union, Events, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting
Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting Commentary: Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown By Mark Sobel in Washington A media furore has flared over whether China will dump US Treasury holdings or ‘weaponise’ the renminbi....
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity
The 3DMSI laser scanner at work in Falmouth Dry Dock 3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity Imagine there was a technology that could provide a 3D scan of the interior and exterior of a ship, including its systems, and synchronise that with the data provided by the ship’s own onboard...
May 20th, 2019 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian bourses closed modestly higher today, amid hopes that a US/China trade deal could finally be agreed upon after the US announced on...
May 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market uncertainty around the US-China trade dispute prevails, as the latest developments make it hard to expect a trade deal any time soon. Against this...
May 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar
. Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar Commentary: Africa needs inclusive trade agreement By Jamie Macleod and David Luke in Addis Ababa The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African...
May 16th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market sentiment towards risk assets improved on Wednesday as reflected in Asian bourses’ rebound from yesterday’s  3½-month lows, supported by...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast
China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast Commentary: China holds ‘moral high ground’ By Iris Pang in Hong Kong Beijing’s response to Washington’s tariff increase on Chinese imports has, to date, been relatively mild. If the US were to expand...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in early trade on Tuesday on the back of intensified US/China trade concerns. In response to the US administration’s decision...
May 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner

Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner
.. Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner Commentary: Turkey headed for debt default By Desmond Lachman in Washington Behind Argentina, Turkey has the dubious distinction of having the world’s second worst performing currency. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s...
May 14th, 2019 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more

US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more
US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more 6 -10 May 2019 Vol. 10 Ed. 19 COMMENTARY  Fed should focus on winning over public The Federal Reserve’s review of its ‘monetary policy strategy, tools and communication practices’ offers an opportunity to...
May 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian equity markets traded around eight-week lows on Thursday on the back of heightened uncertainty over the outcome of the US/China trade negotiations....
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Complimentary access to GPI interactive databank

Complimentary access to GPI interactive databank
Complimentary access to Global Public Investor interactive databank OMFIF is offering access to the online, interactive databank that accompanies Global Public Investor. It includes the regional distribution of Global Public Investors (central banks, public pension funds and sovereign funds), ranking the...
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Company Profiles | Read More

Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting

Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting
Fed Chair Jerome Powell Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting Commentary: Powell parries inflation questions By Darrell Delamaide in Washington At the press conference that capped the most recent two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, journalists...
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses overnight, Asian bourses lost ground in today’s session and European equity markets opened lower, amid...
May 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy

‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy
. ‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy Commentary: ‘It’s still the economy, stupid’ By James Knightley and Mark Cliffe in London The campaign mantra it’s ‘the economy, stupid’, first coined...
May 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 7 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 7 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 7 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Asian equity markets recovered part of Monday’s losses in today‘s session, but European bourses opened lower amid renewed uncertainty over the outcome...
May 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area

Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area
Fed should focus on winning over public, Future of the euro area Commentary: Fed should focus on winning over public By Mark Sobel in Washington The Federal Reserve’s review of its ‘monetary policy strategy, tools and communication practices’ – especially during the forthcoming June...
May 7th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 6 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 6 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 6 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   US President Donald Trump increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, threatening to raise tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports...
May 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More