Posts Tagged ‘IMF’

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more
IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 14-18 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.42 Most-Read Commentary Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings: With multilateral co-operation...
October 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens
Peter Sand BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be speaking and providing the audience with unique insights on the container market at the European Shipping Seminar on 27 November 2019 in Athens, Greece. The European Shipping...
October 16th, 2019 | BIMCO, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast
. Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast Monday 14 October 2019  – Vol.110 ed.42.1 Commentary: Imperilled co-operation at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington As always, the global economy will be top of agenda at the International Monetary Bank-World...
October 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets

Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets
. Living with deflation, Developing sustainable capital markets Tuesday 8 October 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.41.1 Commentary: Living with deflation By Neil Williams in London The likelihood of Japan-style deflation emerging in other parts of the world is increasing, though this is more a process – a ‘crack...
October 8th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Digital SDR to enhance payment systems, The Bulletin: Bugs in the system

Digital SDR to enhance payment systems, The Bulletin: Bugs in the system
. Digital SDR to enhance payment systems, The Bulletin: Bugs in the system  Thursday 3 October 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.40.3 Commentary: Digital SDR to enhance payment systems By Bejoy Das Gupta and Miles Au Yeung Cross-border payments are growing rapidly, propelled by services trade, demand from...
October 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role
USA’s President Donald Trump Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.37 Most-Read Commentary Fed urged to block...
September 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  As expected, Eurosceptic Boris Johnson was declared yesterday the winner of the Conservative leadership contest and consequently, the new UK’s Prime...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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