Archive for the ‘Comment’ Category

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank
Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 16-20 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.38 Most-Read Commentary Capital markets look beyond EU: One field for UK-Europe co-operation that is vital...
September 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019

What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019
Gerard Lyons What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019 Thursday 19 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.3 Commentary: What Lyons can bring to the Bank By Chris Papadopoullos in London Gerard Lyons’ candidacy for governor of the Bank of England may look like a pro-Brexit...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Fed divided ahead of key meeting, Capital Structure Forum 2019

Fed divided ahead of key meeting, Capital Structure Forum 2019
. Fed divided ahead of key meeting, Capital Structure Forum 2019 Wednesday 18 September 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.38.2 Commentary: Fed divided ahead of key meeting By Mark Sobel in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee meeting on 18 September will probably result in a 25 basis point cut in the...
September 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…
John Faraclas Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 28 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,283. Geopolitics messy and perplexed as ever. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 82 points and now reads 4,456… The Panamaxes BPI lost a...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Breaking News, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia

Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia
London Capital markets look beyond EU​​​​​​​, US-China relations and their impact on Indonesia Tuesday 17 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.1 Commentary: Capital markets look beyond EU By David Marsh in London Relations between the UK and the rest of Europe in the economic and financial...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role
USA’s President Donald Trump Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.37 Most-Read Commentary Fed urged to block...
September 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Currency wars and dollar’s reserve role, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019

Currency wars and dollar’s reserve role, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019
.. Currency wars and dollar’s reserve role, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019 Thursday 12 September 2019 Vol.10 Ed.37.3 Commentary: Currency wars and dollar’s reserve role By Mark Sobel in Washington The daily deluge of President Trump’s tweets about unfair currency practices has raised...
September 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs
William Dudley Fed urged to block Trump re-election, Future of finance jobs Tuesday 10 September 2019  Vol.10 Ed.37.1 Commentary: Fed urged to block Trump re-election By Darrell Delamaide in Washington There is no question that a former top Federal Reserve official stole the monetary policy show recently as...
September 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

David Marsh on Boris Johnson, AfD enjoys eastern German surge, and Italy’s political crisis

David Marsh on Boris Johnson, AfD enjoys eastern German surge, and Italy’s political crisis
Boris Johnson David Marsh on Boris Johnson, AfD enjoys eastern German surge, and Italy’s political crisis THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.36 Most-Read Commentary Failure of bravado:Boris Johnson’s bravado has...
September 7th, 2019 | Comment | Read More

Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado

Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado
Boris Johnson Chairman’s Message: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado Friday 6 September 2019 Vol.10 Ed.36.4 Commentary: Boris Johnson’s failure of bravado By David Marsh in Milan Boris Johnson’s bravado has failed to secure the UK cohesive government, negotiating advantage on...
September 6th, 2019 | Comment, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs

Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs
. Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs Thursday 5 September 2019 Vol.10 Ed.36.3 Commentary: Big tech gaining trust over governments By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing Up until recently, there were doubts as to whether technology could garner the necessary trust to succeed in the...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Jobs, Markets, Shipfinance, Technology | Read More

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast

Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast
. Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand, Italy’s political crisis podcast Commentary: Anti-hard Brexit rebels gain upper hand By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi UK politicians opposing a ‘hard’ exit from the European Union have been considering ways to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

AfD surge brings fresh ECB hurdles, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel

AfD surge brings fresh ECB hurdles, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel
. AfD surge brings fresh ECB hurdles, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel Commentary: AfD surge brings fresh ECB hurdles By David Marsh in London The surge of the anti-euro, anti-immigrant right wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) in east German politics poses further complications for the European...
September 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News | Read More

David Marsh on Germany’s fiscal state, Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, and Markets face investment shakeup

David Marsh on Germany’s fiscal state, Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, and Markets face investment shakeup
. David Marsh on Germany’s fiscal state, Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, and Markets face investment shakeup THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 26-30 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.35 Most-Read Commentary Something shifting in German fiscal state: Something...
August 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News | Read More

Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations

Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations
US President Donald Trump with Chinese president Xi Jinping Trade war exacerbates domestic woes, Brexit’s impact on Japan-UK relations Commentary: Trade war exacerbates domestic woes By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore The US and China both face falling growth, which warrants economic stimulus,...
August 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Markets face investment shakeup, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel

Markets face investment shakeup, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel
Markets face investment shakeup, Roundtable with Governor Mario Marcel Commentary: Markets face investment shakeup By Gary Kleiman in Washington Early in 2019 emerging market debt and equity asset classes were a favourite in global investor surveys. But fund managers admit that prospect for emerging...
August 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable

Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable
. Something shifting in German fiscal state, US and European monetary policy roundtable Tuesday 27 August 2019  Vol.10 Ed.35.1 Commentary: Something shifting in German fiscal state By David Marsh in Berlin Several factors are pushing Germany towards jettisoning its long-cherished ‘schwarze Null’...
August 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz

Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz
. Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 19-23 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.34 Most-Read Commentary Italy’s latest crisis just beginning: Italian...
August 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News | Read More

Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer

Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer
. Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer Commentary: Italy’s latest crisis just beginning By Pier Carlo Padoan in Rome Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, heralding a complex political crisis. The economic landscape is somewhat less complicated....
August 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)

Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)
Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II) Commentary: Deteriorating economy to dominate G7 By Mark Sobel in Washington Leaders of the G7 will gather in Biarritz on 24 August for their annual summit. Expect a do-nothing affair, marked by notable absences. The formal...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar

Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar
Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, Norges Bank seminar Commentary: Macri defeat prompts crisis fears By Desmond Lachman and Mark Sobel in Washington President Macri’s defeat in Argentina’s primary presidential elections was unexpected. The Peronist leader Alberto Fernández is now the frontrunner...
August 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more

China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more
China must rethink growth model, No-deal Brexit not inevitable, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 12-16 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.33 Most-Read Commentary China must rethink growth model: The International Monetary Fund’s 2019 China Article...
August 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas
John Faraclas Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas Despite todays contained closing the Dry and Wet Markets performed well this week with the BDI 88 points above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,088 and only the Cleans fell. Geopolitics still perplexed and worrying as too many things...
August 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore
No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore Commentary: No-deal Brexit not inevitable By Charles Grant in London To prevent Brexit on 31 October, the UK parliament must either revoke Article 50, pass a deal, or compel the government to seek an Article 50 extension. Nobody can say...
August 15th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management
. China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management Commentary: China must rethink growth model By Mark Sobel in Washington The global press treats readers to a daily diet of US-alleged harmful Chinese trade and currency practices, as if this were the only Chinese...
August 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More