Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Marine Money Week: Peter G. Livanos & Michael D. Tusiani

Marine Money Week: Peter G. Livanos & Michael D. Tusiani
Marine Money Week: Peter G. Livanos & Michael D. Tusiani Hello everyone! Now in its 32nd year, Marine Money Week is permanently on the calendar of the world’s most active ship financiers and ship owners. In addition to the pleasure of being in New York City in June, the largest ship...
March 27th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The FOMC surprised markets on the dovish side at this week’s policy meeting, which concluded late yesterday. The updated dots revealed that the Committee removed both of its implied rate hikes for this year and announced its intention...
March 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more
Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more 11-15 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.11 COMMENTARY Missing out on monetary normalisation The European Central Bank’s postponement of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increases exposes it to pressures which will weigh on the bank’s...
March 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened mixed earlier today with no clear direction, amid trade talk uncertainty. Although some reports conveyed that the US and China have made further substantial progress on trade negotiations, a summit between...
March 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to secure last-minute legal assurances from the EU over the contentious Irish backstop issue, the UK House of Commons rejected yesterday her Brexit plan for the second time, by a majority...
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling
‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling Commentary: ‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility By Pierre Ortlieb in London Globalisation and technological advances have allowed a small number of firms to become dominant within their industries....
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was firmer across the board in early European trade on Tuesday and European bourses opened higher amid increased hopes for parliamentary approval of the UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan at today’s “meaningful vote” in...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019
Mario Draghi Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019 Commentary: Missing out on monetary normalisation By David Marsh in Boston The European Central Bank’s postponement until at least 2020 of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increase could mean it will miss...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more
David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more 4- 8 March Vol.10 Ed.10 COMMENTARY  Fed to rethink inflation expectations The Federal Reserve is pausing its interest rate increases, and will suspend its balance sheet runoff later this year. The Federal Open Market Committee is...
March 9th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB surprised markets to the dovish side at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, moving more quickly than expected in an attempt to counter the Eurozone’s economic slowdown and preserve accommodative financial conditions. In...
March 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions
Danae Kyriakopoulou One in five central banks has no women in senior positions Central banks’ Gender Balance Index score is 25%, a six-percentage-point increase from 2018 Out of 173 central banks globally, only 14 are headed by women Thirty-five – 20% of the total – central banks have no women...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, HR, Jobs | Read More

V.Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer

V.Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Alison Henriksen V.Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer Alison Henriksen appointed chief financial officer and board member at V.Group London, 7 March 2019 – V.Group, the leading global marine support services provider, today announced the appointment of Alison Henriksen to the position...
March 7th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s lackluster performance overnight, European bourses opened lower across the board today and the majority of equity markets in Asia ended in negative territory, pressured by mounting worries over...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar
Commentary: Fed to rethink inflation expectations By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee is moving closer to consensus on exceeding its 2% inflation target to make up for the long period of inflation below that goal. Fed Chair Jerome Powell argued that inflation expectations...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria
Marcus Kleiner Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria Hamburg – Hamburg Commercial Bank will provide the Austrian broadband company Infotech with a loan in the amount of € 30 million for a rollout of an FTTH-Network (fiber to the home). This is the first project...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Communication, Finance, IT and Communications | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, European bourse opened slightly lower today ahead of the highlights due later this week, including the ECB’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday and US February’s non-farm...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More