Posts Tagged ‘IMF’

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 2, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 2, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets were firmer in early trade on Friday supported by hopes that the US and China are close to reaching an agreement on their trade dispute. An FT report, which suggested that there might be some progress on the Brexit...
November 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship, Roundtable with Donald Kohn

Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship, Roundtable with Donald Kohn
Commentary: Ukraine’s thorny IMF relationship By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF’s relationship with Ukraine has always been among its most high profile and difficult interactions. The US and Europe have consistently encouraged the IMF to remain engaged in Ukraine, viewing this as a means...
October 30th, 2018 | Banking, Civil Unrest, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

IMF adapts and underpins legitimacy, Shaping the future of central banks

IMF adapts and underpins legitimacy, Shaping the future of central banks
.. Commentary: IMF adapts and underpins legitimacy By Mark Sobel in Washington The two decades since the Asia financial crisis have not been easy for the International Monetary Fund. It grappled with the rise of China and emerging markets, and the 2008 financial crisis. Then it faced Europe’s...
September 27th, 2018 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Past, present and future of the IMF, Islamic private equity podcast

Past, present and future of the IMF, Islamic private equity podcast
.. Commentary: Past, present and future of the IMF By Mark Sobel in Washington This year’s International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group annual meetings will take place in Bali, Indonesia, two decades following the Asia financial crisis and in one of the countries that posed great challenges for...
September 26th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

Managing economic integration in Africa, OMFIF at the IMF

Managing economic integration in Africa, OMFIF at the IMF
. Commentary: Managing economic integration in Africa By Max Roch in London In the West, protectionism and an affinity for hard borders are on the rise. Other parts of the world, however, are adopting market-orientated initiatives appealing to the centre ground of politics, most notably Africa. In March,...
September 18th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook
.. Commentary: Threat of ‘currency bullying’ By Otaviano Canuto in Washington In July the IMF released its 2018 External Sector Report, its latest assessment of the current account balances of the world’s 30 largest economies. There are reasons to expect abrupt alterations ahead, particularly...
September 14th, 2018 | Banking, Insight, Markets, Reports | Read More

Mark Sobel on Turkey, OMFIF at the IMF, and more

Mark Sobel on Turkey, OMFIF at the IMF, and more
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan OMFIF Update – Week 36 2018  3-7 September Vol.8 .Ed.36 COMMENTARY Four proposals to lower contagion The international community needs to do a better job in guarding against financial market contagion. The collapse of Turkish markets makes the question...
September 8th, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Global policy-makers avoid Fed party, OMFIF at the IMF

Global policy-makers avoid Fed party, OMFIF at the IMF
Darrell Delamaide Commentary: Global policy-makers avoid Fed party By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The list of policy-makers who did not attend the Jackson Hole symposium in August makes it look like President Donald Trump imposed a tariff on central bankers entering the US – missing in action were...
September 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB left unchanged its monetary policy and its QE guidance at Thursday’s meeting yesterday,...
January 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: How much relief is actually needed to restore public debt sustainability

Greece: How much relief is actually needed to restore public debt sustainability
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., Greece Macro Monitor (4 May 2017) How much relief is actually needed to restore public debt sustainability Summary of views Contrasting the views of the IMF and the EU institutions on Greek public debt Sustainability...
May 4th, 2017 | Country Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker in European trade on Thursday while US Treasuries gained in reaction to comments by US President Donald that the US dollar was “getting...
April 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek Ministers of Finance and Labour as well as the Alternate Minister of Finance are currently in Brussels for another round of talks with the institutions...
April 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | 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

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 19th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Greece – 2nd programme review State of play, dynamics between the parties involved

Greece – 2nd programme review State of play, dynamics between the parties involved
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, December 15, 2016) 2nd Programme Review – State of Play, Dynamics between the Parties Involved The December 5 Eurogroup did not produce a staff level agreement on the conditionality underlying Greece’s 2nd programme review although...
December 15th, 2016 | Country Profiles, Markets, News, Reports | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 07, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 07, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP plunged to fresh lows earlier today amid increased market worries over a “hard’ Brexit scenario. Meanwhile, the USD retained...
October 7th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday, following the IMF’s downwardly revised global economic outlook. In Europe, the majority...
July 20th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 08, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 08, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US employment-related data surprised positively on Thursday, boding well with a rebound in June non-farm payrolls due for release later...
July 8th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit: potential implications for Greece, Cyprus and the CESEE region (5 July 2016)

Brexit: potential implications for Greece, Cyprus and the CESEE region (5 July 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook (5 July 2016) Brexit: potential implications for Greece, Cyprus and the CESEE region The Brexit vote is expected to have a profound impact on the UK, the EU and the rest...
July 5th, 2016 | Banking, European Union, Insight, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street advanced on Tuesday following the US new home sales surge, which reinforced the view that the US economy is strong enough...
May 25th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The JPY was among the main outperformers in European trade on Thursday following the BoJ’s decision to keep its monetary policy unchanged, disappointing...
April 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 13, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global oil prices were higher in European trade on a report suggesting that Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to freeze output ahead of...
April 13th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 12, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 12, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The prevailing market view that the Fed will proceed more cautiously than earlier expected in hiking interest rates, continued to weigh on...
April 12th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More