Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

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

HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019

HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019
HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019 Getting the Deal Through – Ship Finance “The growth of the shipping sector anticipated in 2018 did not entirely meet expectations in what remains a challenging market influenced by stagnant oil prices, the slower pace of Chinese...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 5, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 5, 2019 Global Markets With trade talks remaining in the spotlight, major European bourses opened mixed and US index futures point to a firmer open on Wall Street. Amid optimism for a preliminary...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead
‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 5 November 2019  –   Vol.10 Ed.45.1 Commentary: ‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’ By Gary Smith and Danae Kyriakopoulou The climate change...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 4, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 4, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 4, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 4, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets started the week on a positive note, amid rising optimism over trade talks and better-than-expected US October payroll data. In FX markets, the EUR/USD...
November 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project

Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project
  Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project SCF Group and VEB.RF Group, a Russian financial institution, signed an agreement for lease financing of the lead ship in a series of icebreaking LNG carriers expected to be built...
November 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Icebreakers, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more
‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 28 October-1 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.44 Most-Read Commentary ‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE: In...
November 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Reports | Read More

Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – a conference and much more

Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – a conference and much more
Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – a conference and much more 20th Annual Ship Finance Forum, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Convene, 117 West 46th Street, New York City Adding to the many reasons to attend our last event of the year, best selling author Lori Ann LaRocco will be signing copies of her...
November 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 1, November 2019) I

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 1, November 2019) I
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 1, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 1, 2019 Global Markets US Treasuries remained well supported earlier today retaining post-Fed gains amid expectations for further Fed rate easing ahead, as downside global risks prevail. In FX markets,...
November 1st, 2019 | Banking, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019) HIGHLIGHTS Risk sentiment improved in October, as some of the biggest downside risks facing the global economy have eased. However, incoming data point to weakening global economic momentum, as weakness in manufacturing and trade-related sectors...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 31, 2019 Global Markets The Fed cut rates by 25bps at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting which concluded yesterday, taking the target range for the fed funds rate to 1.50-1.75%. Speaking...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation

Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation
Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation Thursday 31 October 2019  –  Vol.110 Ed.44.3 Commentary: Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet By Pierre Ortlieb in London The US Federal Reserve’s key challenge for the next six months is managing its liabilities. For central...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 30, 2019 Global Markets UK MPs voted yesterday in favor of PM Boris Johnson’s bill calling for an early election on 12 December. Meanwhile, activity in financial markets was relatively muted earlier...
October 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments
‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments Wednesday 30 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.44.2 Commentary: Only one justification for fresh ECB QE By Valentin Lazea in Bucharest In November the European Central Bank will restart...
October 30th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 29, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 29, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 29, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 29, 2019 Global Markets Major government bonds retained a negative tone in early trade today on the back of increased optimism for progress in US/China trade talks, the EU’s decision to grant the...
October 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

In conversation with Libra co-creator Christian Catalini, Asia launch of Gender Balance Index

In conversation with Libra co-creator Christian Catalini, Asia launch of Gender Balance Index
. In conversation with Libra co-creator Christian Catalini, Asia launch of Gender Balance Index Tuesday 29 October 2019   – Vol.10 Ed.44.1 In Conversation: Libra and the global monetary system Christian Catalini, Teunis Brosens and Bhavin Patel The Libra Association’s proposed global digital...
October 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – don’t miss George Economou

Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – don’t miss George Economou
Marine Money NYC Nov 13 – don’t miss George Economou One of this generation’s most dynamic ship owners will be making his final stage appearance at a shipping conference at Marine Money‘s November 13 New York event. If you have not met George Economou yet, if all you’ve done...
October 28th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More