Posts Tagged ‘China’

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report
Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report Tuesday 6 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.1 Commentary: Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman, on the meaning and...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 5, 2019 Global markets Asian equity indices suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday morning, as concerns escalated about the U.S.-China trade war. Japan’s Nikkei index lost 1.74% of its value ending at 20,720.29 the lowest level since...
August 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, 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

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
.. China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification 01/08/2019  – Fisheries-related conventions are key tools used by flag, coastal and port States to effectively monitor and control fishing vessels and minimise the risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
August 2nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets traded in the red on Wednesday, following President Donald Trump’s complaints that China has not been “coming...
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role
Elliot Papageorgiou, Yan Gong, Mark Devaney and Rob Deans. Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role  By James Brewer As China pursues its Belt and Road initiative, spanning 66-plus countries, it is officially taking the protection of intellectual...
July 23rd, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Legal, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  15 JULY 2019 AT 9.00 EEST Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stock Markets | 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

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 28 June, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Investors adopt a cautious stance ahead of the eagerly-awaited 1½-hour meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping,...
June 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI

Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI
.. Chinese the two largest RO-Pax ships in the world signed the agreement between Onorato and GSI Milan, 27th June 2019 – Green light in Guangzhou for the first of the two units that will enter into service in 36 months on the routes to and from Sardinia. These new vessels score three records: they...
June 27th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment
. All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment Commentary: All eyes on G20 sidelines By OMFIF Editors In the second of a pair of articles about the forthcoming G20 meeting, a group of policy experts from around the world discuss how the Osaka summit presents...
June 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

BIMCO: Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks

BIMCO: Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks
Peter Sand Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the aftermath of attacks on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Spot...
June 21st, 2019 | BIMCO, Canals, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019
China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019 Commentary: China writing new interbank rules By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s commercial banks have struggled in the international arena. They are the biggest in the world, but must abide by rules written over...
June 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 12 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopted a cautious stance against risk assets early today amid renewed trade woes with European bourses opening in the red, following modest...
June 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads

Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads Commentary: Trump tariffs threaten world economy By Desmond Lachman in Washington Donald Trump’s hard-line stance on the China trade issue could lead to a slowing in the world’s second largest economy....
June 12th, 2019 | Comment, Country Profiles, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 10 June, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian equity markets gained in today’s session, European bourses were standing in positive territory in early trade and US stock futures...
June 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch
Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch Commentary: Treasury navigates administration shoals By Mark Sobel in Washington The latest instalment of the US Treasury’s semi-annual foreign exchange report is certainly more interesting than previous iterations, for better...
June 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies
Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies Commentary: Renminbi depreciation chances growing By Mark Sobel in Washington With the intensification of the latest US-China trade salvos, the renminbi has fallen anew. It is approaching Rmb7 per dollar, a figure imbued...
May 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting
EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting Commentary: EU elections may end Italy coalition By Antonio Armellini in Rome For Italy’s ruling coalition, the European parliamentary elections are a test on the viability of governing together. If Salvini’s...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, European Union, Events, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast
China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast Commentary: China holds ‘moral high ground’ By Iris Pang in Hong Kong Beijing’s response to Washington’s tariff increase on Chinese imports has, to date, been relatively mild. If the US were to expand...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs
  COSL’s 12 new LNG fuelled offshore support vessels will feature Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines. Copyright: COSL 40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 May 2019 at 10 am EEST The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract...
May 13th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Market worries over further escalation in the US/China trade war are on the rise after the US administration decided to raise tariffs to 25% from 10%...
May 10th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses overnight, Asian bourses lost ground in today’s session and European equity markets opened lower, amid...
May 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More