Posts Tagged ‘ECB (European Central Bank)’

Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast

Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast
Christine Lagarde Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, Fed Talk podcast Wednesday 2 October 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.40.2  Commentary: Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing By Mark Sobel in Washington Mario Draghi, the departing European Central Bank president, has done his successor Christine...
October 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence
UK PM Boris Johnson UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 23-27 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.39 Most-Read Commentary UK judgment...
September 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Notwithstanding Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s unambiguously dovish tone at his semi-annual testimony mid-last week, US Treasury yields continued to rise...
July 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 19 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Speaking at the ECB’s annual Forum on Central Banking in Sintra yesterday, President Mario Draghi adopted a more dovish stance compared to that at...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Merz – German leader in waiting By David Marsh in Berlin Germany has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, long-time Christian Democratic Union rival to Chancellor Angela Merkel, is moving into pole position as her most probable...
June 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | 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

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Germany just avoids technical recession By Carsten Brzeski in Frankfurt Germany narrowly escaped a technical recession at the end of 2018. Growth came in at zero, from minus 0.2% quarter-on-quarter in September. This performance...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Weidmann ECB chances rising again, Launch of 2019 Gender Balance Index

Weidmann ECB chances rising again, Launch of 2019 Gender Balance Index
Jens Weidmann  Commentary: Weidmann ECB chances rising again By David Marsh in London The rising probability of a comparatively ‘soft’ British departure from the European Union has added to the chances that Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president, could after all become head of the European...
March 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Gary Kleiman on emerging markets, James Carrick on China, and more

Gary Kleiman on emerging markets, James Carrick on China, and more
Vitor Constâncio OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 4  21-25 Januaryy 2019  Vol.10 Ed 4 NEWS Euro: Success and vulnerability Challenges facing Europe’s unfinished monetary union were discussed in a wide-ranging OMFIF London City Lecture with Vitor Constâncio, former vice-president, European Central...
January 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 10, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 10, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the DXY index extended recent losses with the EUR/USD hitting a near three-month peak of 1.1570 earlier today following the release of the minutes from the December FOMC policy meeting. The minutes revealed that many...
January 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting that net purchases under the asset purchase programme (APP) will cease at the end of this month. In the press conference that followed, the overall...
December 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets

Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets
… Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets Marcin Stepan, deputy head of meetings at OMFIF, is joined by Francesco Papadia, fellow at Bruegel and former director general for market operations at the European Central Bank, and Alexander Petrov, assistant vice-president...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, News | Read More

European Central Bank, IMF, and Political Risk podcast

European Central Bank, IMF, and Political Risk podcast
Vítor Constâncio, vice-president of the European Central Bank   City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio Wednesday 23 January, 10:30 London A city lecture with Vítor Constâncio, vice-president of the European Central Bank who served from June 2010-May 2018. The lecture focuses on the developments...
December 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Post-Brexit UK will find no sympathy, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio

Post-Brexit UK will find no sympathy, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio
Commentary: Post-Brexit UK will find no sympathy By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Regardless of whether it endures in its current form or is amended in the coming weeks, Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the EU opens the door to further contentious negotiations. The first involves expanding on...
November 29th, 2018 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB
UK PM Theresa May – Commentary: Five options if UK rejects May deal By Charles Grant in London UK Prime Minister Theresa May has clinched her deal with the European Union and persuaded most of her cabinet to support it. But after EU leaders sign off the deal at a summit on 25 November, May has...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Insight, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ECB ponders reinvestment options, London as a hub for Islamic finance

ECB ponders reinvestment options, London as a hub for Islamic finance
Commentary: ECB ponders reinvestment options By David Marsh and Ben Robinson in London The pernicious politics of Europe’s quantitative easing reflect the innate complications of carrying out unified monetary operations across a disparate 19-country region. These realities will overshadow the intricate...
October 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

ECB faces QE dilemma, Developing the UAE as a centre of green finance

ECB faces QE dilemma, Developing the UAE as a centre of green finance
. Commentary: ECB faces QE dilemma By Marchel Alexandrovich in London While Italy continues to dominate the headlines, the European Central Bank is more interested in the big picture: the continuing economic recovery, building inflationary pressure, the end of quantitative easing and guiding interest...
October 10th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Events, Insight, Reports | Read More

December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation

December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 15 2017) December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation At its regular monetary policy meeting on Thursday 14 December, as widely expected, the ECB Governing Council (GC) kept key policy interest...
December 15th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Wednesday on newswires suggesting that Stanford University economist John Taylor is the potential...
October 25th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity indices traded lower on Friday, as technology shares retreated from their recent rally over the past month. In FX markets,...
July 28th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries weakened and the USD remained in an upward trend on the back of increased expectations for a Fed rate hike in December following...
October 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the ECB monetary policy meeting with the decision scheduled to be announced at 13:45 CET and the press conference...
October 20th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With the EUR having lost some ground since the last ECB policy meeting, a bulk of monetary policy stimulus from the March ECB package still...
July 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Monday, April 04, 2016)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Monday, April 04, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional assets favored in March by ECB measures, scaled back expectations for Fed rate hikes  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Regional prospects in 2016 remain on track against a fragile...
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Insight, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More