Posts Tagged ‘ECB’

ECB capital key dilemma on reinvestment, Africa Financial Markets Index

ECB capital key dilemma on reinvestment, Africa Financial Markets Index
Commentary: ECB capital key dilemma on reinvestment By David Marsh and Ben Robinson in London The ECB faces potential charges of discrimination from Italy over maintaining its quantitative easing programme next year. Technical changes in allocating reinvestment of national central banks’ maturing...
October 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Insight | Read More

Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement (Thursday, October 18, 2018)

Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement (Thursday, October 18, 2018)
.. Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, October 18, 2018) Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement Executive Summary The Italian government’s Draft Budgetary Plan 2019, based on its earlier multi-year Economic and Financial...
October 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | 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

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB stayed put on policy action and confirmed its guidance with regard to QE, interest rates and reinvestment policy at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, in line with market expectations. In the post-meeting press conference,...
September 14th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Brent crude price hit a fresh 3-½ year peak of $78.70/br earlier today after OPEC’s latest report suggested that the global oil glut has been virtually eliminated. US Treasuries and German Bunds were under pressure while higher UST...
May 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is expected to retain its monetary policy stance and keep unchanged the forward guidance on interest rates, QE and reinvestment. In the post-meeting press...
April 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Government bonds came under renewed selling pressure across the euro area and the US as investors are braced for a hawkish language from...
January 30th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets closed lower on Wednesday, albeit still not far from recent multi-year highs, as optimism on global...
January 24th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 18, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Euro area bond yields were up on the day, remaining though within recent ranges, as investors await more hints for the ECB’s policy...
January 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

October ECB meeting: APP extension at a reduced monthly pace

October ECB meeting: APP extension at a reduced monthly pace
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, October 27, 2017) October ECB meeting: APP extension at a reduced monthly pace As expected, the ECB decided at the October 26 monetary policy meeting to keep its key interest rates stable and extend the asset purchase programme (APP) by...
October 27th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting to keep its key interest rates stable and extend the APP programme...
October 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 26, 2017)
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 where the Central Bank is expected to taper further, announcing a reduction to...
October 26th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

September ECB meeting: Setting the ground for tapering announcement in October

September ECB meeting: Setting the ground for tapering announcement in October
September ECB meeting: Setting the ground for tapering announcement in October (Friday, September 8, 2017) At its regular monetary policy meeting on Thursday 7 September, the ECB Governing Council kept key policy interest rates unchanged and its asset purchase programme of EUR60bn intact until December...
September 8th, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to stay put on its monetary policy. At the post-meeting...
July 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure and US government bond yields were slightly lower in European trade on Monday reacting to a dovish shift in short-term...
July 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 6, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC minutes from the June 14th monetary policy meeting released yesterday did not trigger much of a market reaction as they revealed lack of consensus...
July 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK holds snap elections today with markets appearing to be pricing in a significant probability of a strong Conservative majority, a development that...
June 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was modestly weaker and US Treasuries gained some ground in European trade, in reaction to the lack of details in the US administration’s tax...
April 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of euro area government bonds weakened on Tuesday amid heightened ECB tapering talk after Germany’s HICP rose to a 3 ½ year...
January 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters

Greece: 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters
Greece Macro Monitor (Friday, January 20, 2017) 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters Introduction This report aims at presenting the current state of affairs in the ongoing negotiations in the context of the 2nd programme review in order for the reader to gain a better understanding...
January 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB left its key policy rates unchanged at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting and there were no changes to the parameters of its...
January 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 13, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 13, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated US Treasury yields moved lower on the back of weaker oil prices with the recent steepening trend appearing to have come to a...
December 13th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ECB December 8th policy decisions and market reaction

ECB December 8th policy decisions and market reaction
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 9, 2016) ECB December 8th policy decisions and market reaction Aiming to support euro area economic growth and secure a sustained convergence of inflation towards levels consistent with the medium-term target of “below but...
December 9th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 9, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 9, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At its monetary policy meeting on Thursday, December 8th, the ECB decided: (i) an extension of the asset purchase programme (APP) for 9...
December 9th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the absence of key data releases and events, major European bourses were weaker in early trade on Wednesday, taking their lead from...
October 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More