Posts Tagged ‘OMFIF’

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more
ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Most-Read Commentary ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court: In resisting market pressure to deliver a ‘whatever it takes’ message in response to the coronavirus shock to the euro area’s economy,...
March 14th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus

The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus
. The OMFIF View: How the ECB should respond to coronavirus Time to reset euro policy mix David Marsh and Danae Kyriakopoulou in London Thursday’s policy meeting is a golden opportunity for the European Central Bank to promote the long-awaited reset of Europe’s fiscal-monetary mix. There is huge...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking | Read More

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index
.. Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index Tuesday 10 March 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.11.1 Commentary: Real-world engagement, better policies By Carolyn Wilkins in Ottawa The case for diversity and inclusion in central banks is clear. Central bank leaders recognise that welcoming...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, HR, Markets, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more

Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more
Japan’s austerity lessons, Gender Balance Index 2020 and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world  2-6 March 2020, Vol.11 Ed.8 Most-Read Commentary Japan’s austerity lessons: They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting...
March 7th, 2020 | Banking, HR, Jobs, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity
Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity Gender diversity in central banks, sovereign funds and European public pension funds is up slightly from last year, but progress is slow. One-fifth of central banks have no women in senior positions, unchanged from last year. Only 14 central banks...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Books, HR, Reports | Read More

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations
.. Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations Thursday 5 March 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.10.3 Commentary: Japan’s austerity lessons By Marco Annunziata in San Francisco They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Judging...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks

Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks
.. Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks Wednesday 4 March 2020 Vol.11 Ed.10.2 Commentary: Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles By Meghnad Desai in London Rishi Sunak, the UK’s surprise new chancellor of the exchequer, has been appointed at an opportune time. Fortunately...
March 4th, 2020 | Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU
. Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU Tuesday 3 March 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.10.1 Commentary: Volatility threatens Libor replacement By Oonagh McDonald The UK’s regulatory authorities have decided not to require banks to make submissions to the London interbank...
March 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more
. Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 24-28 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.7 Most-Read Commentary Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back: ‘Europe needs a project.’ This statement from...
February 29th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety | Read More

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back
. Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back Friday 28 February 2020 Vol.11 Ed.9.4 ‘We need to worry about panic’ By David Marsh in Frankfurt ‘Europe needs a project.’ This statement from a senior European Commission official, at an OMFIF seminar in Frankfurt on Thursday, epitomises a mood...
February 28th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, News | Read More

Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit

Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit
. Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit Thursday 27 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.3 Commentary: Norway’s green sovereign wealth push By Håvard Halland The world’s largest sovereign fund, Norway’s $1tn Government Pension Fund Global, will soon be...
February 27th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers

Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers
Pete Buttigieg Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers Tuesday 25 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.1 Commentary: Buttigieg positions himself as Obama successor By Darrell Delamaide in Washington Pete Buttigieg has used his New Hampshire rallies to burnish his centrist credentials...
February 25th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more
.. When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 17-21 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.6 Most-Read Commentary When central bankers’ powers run out: How can central banks and the outside...
February 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure

GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure
GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure Global infrastructure: Investors wanted The global demand for infrastructure will only continue to grow. The investment environment around it must mature for the private sector to close funding gaps. Around the world, populations are rising and urbanisation is...
February 21st, 2020 | Construction, Markets, Reports | Read More

Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision

Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision
.. Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision Thursday 20 February 2020 Vol.11 Ed.8.3 Commentary: Low trust impedes digital currency plans Negative interest rates and Europe’s faltering dream By John Orchard in London Lurking in...
February 20th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis

Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis
Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis Central banks plan radical change in regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis – time for banks to get ready  70% of central banks and regulators see climate change as ‘major threat’ to financial stability Inclusion...
February 19th, 2020 | Banking, Climate, Environment, Reports | Read More

When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks

When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks
.. When central bankers’ powers run out, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 19 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.8.2 Commentary: When central bankers’ powers run out By David Marsh in London How can central banks and the outside world tell that their vaunted independence...
February 19th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Wanted: independent, flexible central banks, The next decade of digital finance

Wanted: independent, flexible central banks, The next decade of digital finance
Wanted: independent, flexible central banks, The next decade of digital finance  Tuesday 18 February 2020 Vol.11 Ed.8.1 Commentary: Wanted: independent, flexible central banks By Ewald Nowotny in Vienna Central bankers’ analytical foundations and the efficacy of their principal instruments have...
February 18th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more
Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 10-14 February 2020,  Vol.11 Ed.5 Most-Read Commentary Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles: Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s...
February 15th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk

US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk
. US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk Thursday 13 February 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.7.3 Commentary: Commerce’s harmful proposal By Mark Sobel in Washington Last week, the US Department of Commerce finalised its rule on treating...
February 13th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks
. Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 12 February 2020   –  Vol.11 Ed.7.2 Commentary: Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles By Chris Papadopoullos in London Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s financial rulebook after...
February 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports | Read More

Central banks can’t bury risk with more money, The next decade of digital finance

Central banks can’t bury risk with more money, The next decade of digital finance
Central banks can’t bury risk with more money, The next decade of digital finance Tuesday 11 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.7.1 Commentary: Central banks can’t bury risk with money By Jacques de Larosière in Paris When the financial system was about to collapse in 2007-08, central...
February 11th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, What Libra means for money creation, and more

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, What Libra means for money creation, and more
.. Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, What Libra means for money creation, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 3-7 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.4 Most-Read Commentary What Libra means for money creation: When Facebook announced its intentions last June...
February 8th, 2020 | Markets, Reports | Read More

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market
. What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market Commentary: What Libra means for money creation By John Nugée in London When Facebook announced its intentions last June to issue a digital currency, Libra, the official sector was muted in its initial response. However, much research...
February 6th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10
The Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10 Wednesday 5 February 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.6.2 Commentary: Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution By John Orchard in London UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes to remove Brexit, its...
February 5th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Comment, News, Reports | Read More