Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

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

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive Thursday 14 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.46.3 Commentary: Trump’s unmet economic promises By Desmond Lachman in Washington President Donald Trump is adamant the US economy has never performed...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing… The BDI was up 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,365… Messy Geopolitics might as numerous times have stressed turn Planet Ocean upside down! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
November 13th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

3rd Annual Maritime Capital Forum Reinforces Singapore’s Role as Leading International Maritime Centre

3rd Annual Maritime Capital Forum Reinforces Singapore’s Role as Leading International Maritime Centre
Michael Phoon, Executive Director of SSA 3rd Annual Maritime Capital Forum Reinforces Singapore’s Role as Leading International Maritime Centre Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) in conjunction with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), will be running the 3rd Annual Maritime Capital...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges

Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges Partners to combine market knowledge and data capability to help clients optimize business performance. 13 November 2019, New York – Seabury Maritime,...
November 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 13, 2019 Global Markets Investors adopt a cautious stance in early trade today ahead of US President Donald Trump’s decision on whether he will impose higher tariffs on cars and auto parts imported...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads

Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads
Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads Wednesday 13 November 2019  Vol.10 Ed.46.2 Commentary: Italy a picture of political surrealism By Antonio Armellini in Rome Italy’s political crisis appears surreal even by the country’s well-worn standards. Objective factors...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …”hit” back today and a …record of plus nine points was observed bringing same up to 1,354 points. The Geopolitics cannot be followed anymore and be prepared for everything… John...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Books, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, Markets, Military, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Bund yields moved higher earlier today amid market expectations that US President Donald Trump will likely postpone again a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU auto...
November 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead
.. Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 12 November 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.46.1 Commentary: Scepticism on second Plaza accord By Mark Sobel in Washington In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent weeks, market...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 11, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets started the week on a weaker note and the safe haven yen rose amid escalation of violence in Hong Kong and news that a protester has been shot by police....
November 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ship Finance and Trade conference speakers stress the need for collaborative working

Ship Finance and Trade conference speakers stress the need for collaborative working
Tien Tai, HFW; Capt. S.R. Patnaik, International Shipping & Logistics; Zhang Wei, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC); Bobby Varghese, Abu Dhabi Port; Chris Peters, Emirates Ship Investment Company LLC; Martin Aarup, Abu Dhabi Ports; Clive Woodbridge, The Maritime Standard; Trevor...
November 10th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more
Olaf Scholz ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 4-8 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.45 Most-Read Commentary ECB-German charm offensive: In the first act in an elaborate series of manoeuvres...
November 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report

Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report
Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report   Most followed central banks on Twitter Global Public Investor 2019: Social media has become a pillar of central banks’ communications strategies. These institutions employ a broad array of tools, from music videos to Twitter...
November 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Conflicting comments by high-level officials have raised questions as to whether the US and China will agree to lift existing tariffs gradually. In its Autumn 2019 Economic Forecast,...
November 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 7, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 7, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 7, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 7, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed in early trade today on news reports suggesting that the US and China will likely agree to lift existing tariffs in phases as a condition for reaching...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ECB-German charm offensive, The future of the euro area: Capital market integration

ECB-German charm offensive, The future of the euro area: Capital market integration
Olaf Scholz ECB-German charm offensive, The future of the euro area: Capital market integration Thursday 7 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.45.3   Commentary: ECB-German charm offensive By David Marsh in London The European Central Bank’s long-awaited charm offensive aimed at German public...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves
John Faraclas Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell down to 1,533 points  – minus 123 since yesterday proving the volatility, unsustainability and the difficult times ahead amid a perplexed Geopolitical environment; John Faraclas’ brief daily...
November 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 6, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 6, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 6, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 6, 2019 Global Markets Core government bond yields continued to move higher in early European trade on market optimism that US/China trade talks are on track for a “Phase One” deal. Furthermore,...
November 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance

Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance
. Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance Wednesday 6 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.45.2 Commentary: Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony By Darrell Delamaide in Washington There was a time when central bankers were seen and not heard. All this has changed....
November 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More