Posts Tagged ‘ECB’

Keeping the peace in US-China talks, Roundtable on developments in the euro area

Keeping the peace in US-China talks, Roundtable on developments in the euro area
China’s Xi Jinping with USA’s Donald Trump Commentary: Keeping the peace in US-China talks By Darrell Delamaide in Washington Ongoing US-China trade talks are a skirmish in what could become a protracted struggle. Not a trade war, but a wider contest – hopefully economic, not military –...
February 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Insight, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 25 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 25 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the ECB kept its key interest rates unchanged and confirmed its guidance on interest rates and reinvestments at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting. However, in the post-meeting press conference, President Mario Draghi...
January 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Emerging market trials persist, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Emerging market trials persist, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Commentary: Emerging market trials persist By Gary Kleiman in Washington Last year’s thrashing in all emerging market investment classes, with debt, equity and currencies in simultaneous decline for the first time in a decade, prompted reconsideration of allocation rationale into the next decade. Crises...
January 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In early European trade today, core government bond yields were off last week’s fresh lows in reaction to FOMC Chairman Jerome Powell’s dovish remarks at the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in Atlanta on Friday....
January 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Radical risk-sharing rethink, Advancing the European regulatory agenda

Radical risk-sharing rethink, Advancing the European regulatory agenda
Commentary: Radical risk-sharing rethink By Marcello Minenna in Milan Now that the ECB’s four-year €2.6tn bond-buying programme is coming to an end, there are other ways, more overt and effective, to stabilise monetary union, through a more concentrated form of risk-sharing. The first step would...
December 19th, 2018 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Trump’s trade policies backfiring, Ahead of the ECB

Trump’s trade policies backfiring, Ahead of the ECB
Commentary: Trump’s trade policies backfiring By Desmond Lachman in Washington Something is going very wrong with the US administration’s effort to reduce the US trade deficit. It has been increasing steadily. It now stands at its highest level in the past 10 years and shows every sign of rising....
December 17th, 2018 | Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets ended firmer yesterday and the modestly improved tone continued in Asia and in early trade in Europe earlier today, supported by increased optimism on easing US/China trade tensions. Turning to the EMU periphery...
December 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio
.. Commentary: AKK’s rise – France, euro repercussions By David Marsh in London Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s principal governing party, faces a complex struggle to impose her will on her fractious Christian Democratic Union. She will pursue a more conservative...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Balancing the roles of the ECB, China and the US: Adapting to a changing relationship, The future of EU financial services after Brexit

Balancing the roles of the ECB, China and the US: Adapting to a changing relationship, The future of EU financial services after Brexit
… Balancing the roles of the ECB Monday 10 December, 12:15 London A discussion with Ignazio Angeloni, member of the supervisory board at the European Central Bank. The meeting will focus on how the ECB balances its roles of monitoring the euro area’s banking sector whilst stimulating banks...
November 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

ECB must address QE misallocation risk, Adapting to changing US-China relations

ECB must address QE misallocation risk, Adapting to changing US-China relations
.. Commentary: ECB must address QE misallocation risk By Frank Westermann in Osnabrück By the end of this year, the European Central Bank is expected to end its monthly net asset purchases. This raises several questions about the ECB’s reinvestment strategy and the implications for individual...
November 26th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECB on brink of egregious policy error, Islamic finance Bulletin

ECB on brink of egregious policy error, Islamic finance Bulletin
Commentary: ECB on brink of egregious policy error By Desmond Lachman in Washington ECB President Mario Draghi sees no need for the central bank to change course from its decision to withdraw monetary policy stimulus by concluding its bond-buying programme later this year. He does so despite growing...
November 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

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