Posts Tagged ‘IMF’

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

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision
Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision Commentary: Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism By Desmond Lachman in Washington The IMF is pinning its hopes for a much-needed boost to the world economy on an emerging market rebound in the second half of...
June 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Only Boris Johnson can defeat Farage, Vulnerabilities in a maturing credit cycle

Only Boris Johnson can defeat Farage, Vulnerabilities in a maturing credit cycle
Boris Johnson Only Boris Johnson can defeat Farage, Vulnerabilities in a maturing credit cycle Commentary: Only Boris Johnson can defeat Farage By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore The UK’s exit from the European Union has turned into an operation to stop Nigel Farage from destroying the Conservative...
May 29th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia

US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia
The US Treasury Department US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia Commentary: US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas By Mark Sobel in Washington The US Treasury’s welcome stance on sustaining overall International Monetary Fund resources merits support....
April 30th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In line with expectations, the ECB stayed put on interest rates at its monetary policy meeting yesterday and reiterated the guidance for unchanged rates...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In its semi-annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF revised lower its 2019 GDP global growth projection for the third time since October...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker
.. Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker Commentary: Mood to be downbeat at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF spring meetings will undoubtedly seek to create a positive buzz around policy-makers. But international co-operation may prove to be in short supply....
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more

Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more
Mark Sobel on new IMF proposals, Herbert Poenisch on China’s secretive lending, and more 25-29 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13 COMMENTARY IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America While the world focuses on the US and China, Brexit, G3 monetary policy and Europe’s doldrums, little attention is being...
March 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation
Christine Lagarde US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation Thursday 28 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.3  Commentary: US proposal may address IMF resources By Mark Sobel in Washington Behind the scenes in Washington, the US is proposing to double...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Tuesday 26 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.1 Commentary: IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America By Mark Sobel in Washington While the world focuses on the US and China, Britain’s exit from the European Union, G3 monetary policy...
March 26th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to secure last-minute legal assurances from the EU over the contentious Irish backstop issue, the UK House of Commons rejected yesterday her Brexit plan for the second time, by a majority...
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

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