Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

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

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

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?
Boris Johnson Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified? Commentary: Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error By Desmond Lachman in Washington As a biographer of Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson must know that markets can unravel...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)
. Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 2, 2019 Global markets Global equity indices traded lower on Friday, with investors moving into safe-haven assets, following US President Trump’s announcement that he will implement new tariffs of 10% on the remaining $300bn of...
August 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?
John Faraclas The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 31 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,868… The Geopolitics continue not just to be enigmatically perplexed or getting worse, the will soon produce simultaneously too many issues detrimental...
July 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too

The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too
John Faraclas The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points earlier on today and now stands at 1922 points as the Panamaxes fell sharply. Geopolitics in total mess all over Planet Ocean and BREXIT will cause upheavals. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 29th, 2019 | Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head

Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head
Robert Keen Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics sector says that the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has hit the nail on the head with its warning that neither the UK nor the EU...
July 29th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Global equity markets advanced on Thursday as investors looked with hope to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s and U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI
John Faraclas Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 151 points and now dangerously approaches / dives towards the 2,000 point-threshold… Boris Johnson enters no. 10 Downing Street following an emotional but also unusual, odd day holding the keys of power…Can...
July 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  As expected, Eurosceptic Boris Johnson was declared yesterday the winner of the Conservative leadership contest and consequently, the new UK’s Prime...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist

HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist
Anthony Woolich, partner HFW Briefing – Brexit No-Deal Checklist With both candidates to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom refusing to rule out a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, and the current ‘no-deal’ deadline of 31st October 2019 looming. It is important for UK companies...
July 18th, 2019 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses performed quite poorly overnight and European equity markets opened in the red earlier today, as investors await more earnings reports...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
.. Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit? Commentary: Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea By Mark Sobel in Washington Markets are abuzz with rumours President Donald Trump will order the US Treasury to intervene in foreign exchange...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

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

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles
Mick CashXIT RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles   MARITIME UNION RMT repeats demand this morning for Grayling’s resignation as Public Accounts Committee reveals he blew £85 million on the Brexit ferries shambles. General Secretary Mick...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP
. ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP Commentary: ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany By David Marsh in London In the drawn-out annals of Franco-German wrangles over economic and monetary union, last week’s deal over top European posts, including...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more
Christine Lagarde Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more OMFIF update week 27  – 1-5 July 2019 Vol.10  Ed.27 COMMENTARY  Ignore Lagarde’s doubters Christine Lagarde’s nomination to the ECB presidency has rightfully generated much positive...
July 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

BIFA at Multimodal 2019

BIFA at Multimodal 2019
Robert Keen BIFA at Multimodal 2019 BIFA FOCUSES ON MULTIPLE ISSUES FACING FREIGHT FORWARDERS AT MULTIMODAL 2019 – uses the event to address and help resolve issues faced by the UK freight sector Tomorrow, the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event,...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more
Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 26 2019 24-28 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.26   COMMENTARY  Swiss-EU row offers taste of Brexit A stand-off with the EU has left Swiss bourses facing a shut-out from trading across Europe,...
June 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast
 Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast Commentary: Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit By Denis MacShane in London A stand-off between Switzerland and the European Union has left Swiss stock exchanges facing a shut-out from trading across Europe, a foretaste of what could befall...
June 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More