Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields were higher in early European trade on Thursday and the USD was firmer across the board on the back of increased expectations for further Fed rate tightening by the end of the year. Meanwhile, the GBP remained under...
October 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets were firmer early on Wednesday following hefty gains in Wall Street overnight in the wake of encouraging US corporate earnings results. Positive US data showing that industrial production rose in September for...
October 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the improved tone in Asian stocks earlier today, the majority of European bourses opened higher, moving further away from last month’s 21-month trough. Yet, gains were limited. Elsewhere, core government bond...
October 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Bavaria, suffered big losses in the elections of that state on Sunday 14 October. CSU defeat does not bode well with...
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement (Friday, October 12, 2018)

Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement (Friday, October 12, 2018)
The City of London Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, October 12, 2018) Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement Brexit negotiations- Where we currently stand With just five and a half months before the planned Brexit date of 30 March 2019 and an agreement...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Brexit Briefing: Potential Problems in South East England from March 30, 2019

Brexit Briefing: Potential Problems in South East England from March 30, 2019
  Attention has been given to difficulties confronting freight traffic leaving the UK in the event of a “Hard Brexit”. The “Operation Brock” contingency plan, details of which emerged through a Freedom of Information request, is meant to address this. It involves lorry parks running tens...
September 28th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit
Ed Thomas The British public are concerned that UK transport networks could be placed under strain in the event of a ‘No Deal’ outcome from Brexit negotiations, according to a survey by KPMG UK. The poll, of 3,044 members of the British public, found that if the UK does not strike a deal with the...
September 25th, 2018 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Proposals for new Brexit statecraft, Launch of Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Proposals for new Brexit statecraft, Launch of Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Commentary: Proposals for new Brexit statecraft By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore After the failure of the EU Salzburg summit to agree Theresa May’s plan for withdrawal, the chances that Britain will leave without a deal have risen significantly. What is needed is a different statecraft...
September 24th, 2018 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar
. Future economic and financial relationship between France and UK post-Brexit Tuesday 25 September, 18:15 BST London Roundtable discussion with Sébastien Raspiller, head of financial affairs at the French Directorate General of the Treasury. Raspiller holds responsibility for banking, insurance...
September 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Overblown rhetoric over UK withdrawal, City Lecture with Charles Evans

Overblown rhetoric over UK withdrawal, City Lecture with Charles Evans
.. Commentary: Overblown rhetoric over UK withdrawal By David Marsh in Kraków The rhetorical battle over the best way for Britain to exit the EU has witnessed a ratcheting up of overblown invective from all sides. We have dire technocratic admonitions on the effects of a ‘no deal’ Brexit...
September 17th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook
.. Commentary: Threat of ‘currency bullying’ By Otaviano Canuto in Washington In July the IMF released its 2018 External Sector Report, its latest assessment of the current account balances of the world’s 30 largest economies. There are reasons to expect abrupt alterations ahead, particularly...
September 14th, 2018 | Banking, Insight, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets ended lower today amid concerns about an escalation in trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. Meanwhile, equity markets in Europe were modestly firmer in early trade amid market optimism over...
September 12th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the GBP was firmer across the board on market optimism that a “soft” Brexit deal might be within reach. EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was quoted as saying that it is “realistic” that the two sides...
September 11th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In currency markets, the GBP gained some ground across the board on newswires suggesting that the UK and Germany agreed to drop key Brexit demands, potentially easing the path for a Brexit deal. Meanwhile, investors retain a cautious...
September 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: After the US and Mexico reached a NAFTA deal earlier this week, Canada rejoined talks aiming to either participate in this agreement or strike a separate one. Otherwise, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on...
August 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Forwarders say Government statements still leave questions unanswered

Forwarders say Government statements still leave questions unanswered
Robert Keen It is interesting that the UK Government has today supplied information to businesses on trading with the EU if there’s no Brexit deal. “As most of the visible trade that takes place between the EU and the UK is managed by freight forwarders and logistics professionals on behalf...
August 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Alex Hersham, CEO of Zencargo comments on Dr.Liam Fox’s new export strategy

Alex Hersham, CEO of Zencargo comments on Dr.Liam Fox’s new export strategy
Alex Hersham “Dr.Liam Fox’s ‘exporting superpower’ idea is a good start to help British businesses compete on a global level. A one-stop shop that mirrors the functionality of large ecommerce stores would increase the UK’s openness to trade. This could transform the success of UK PLC as...
August 21st, 2018 | Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still chaotically messy! John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes still the main driver for the dry cargoes saw the BCIp up 51 points at 3,587. The Panamaxes managed...
August 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock

Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock
Giving insurance a voice: Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock We are delighted to introduce our latest report – Brexit and the insurance sector: Towards 2020 and beyond – as part of Kennedys’ ongoing commitment to providing key business insights...
August 10th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report
Anthony Woolich, partner Brexit: EU/UK progress report The EU/UK joint report on the progress of the Brexit negotiations, announced today, contains the following key points: Citizens’ rights Ireland and Northern Ireland Financial Settlement Other Separation Issues Way forward » Read more
July 31st, 2018 | European Union, Legal | Read More

BREXIT benefits on horizon in Great Yarmouth

BREXIT benefits on horizon in Great Yarmouth
… Great Yarmouth’s prime position to provide supply chain solutions for post-Brexit challenges is set to be discussed at a roundtable event later today. Featuring local businesses and senior government ministers, and hosted at the Port of Great Yarmouth by Peel Ports, the debate will consider...
July 27th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause
Chris Jones A second Brexit contract continuity clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association. Last month the association issued a policy clause to help companies manage insurance contracts as the UK leaves the European Union and this has now been followed up with a supporting...
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUA Chairman addresses Annual General Meeting

IUA Chairman addresses Annual General Meeting
Malcolm Newman Brexit is the greatest structural challenge facing the London company market, the Chairman of the International Underwriting Association declared at its annual general meeting today (25 July). Speaking to member representatives at the association’s Minster Court office, Malcolm Newman...
July 25th, 2018 | Associations, IUA | Read More

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit
John Barrass, PIMFA Deputy CEO 24th July 2018 – Following the fast-moving Brexit developments, PIMFA – the UK’s leading wealth management and financial advice association – has raised concerns on the potential impacts of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and how it will affect private investors and...
July 24th, 2018 | European Union, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper
Dave Matcham Viewers can find here below a comment from the International Underwriting Association on the publication of the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The IUA welcomes publication of the Government’s Brexit...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More