Posts Tagged ‘OMFIF’

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more
. Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more 15-19 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.16 OMFIF update – Week 16 2019 COMMENTARY  Belt and Road delivers crucial capital China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets...
April 20th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU
. Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU Commentary: Brexit delay may mean end of May By James Smith in London The agreement struck by the EU on the UK’s Article 50 negotiating period was a difficult compromise, with few predicting the six-month extension. Theoretically,...
April 17th, 2019 | European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: France, Germany and future of Europe By Sergio Fabbrini in Rome Europe continues to be prisoner to a concept of sovereignty developed for its past. Setting European sovereignty against national sovereignty...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Public Investor launch 2019

Global Public Investor launch 2019
.. Global Public Investor launch 2019 A panel discussion on forging a sustainable world economy Speaker announcement for the launch of the Global Public Investor 2019 OMFIF is pleased to announce the first three speakers for the launch of the Global Public Investor 2019 in Singapore on 12 July. Global...
April 8th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more
Jay Powell Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more OMFIF update – 1-5April 2019 Vol.101 Ed.14 COMMENTARY Clash over Fed policy escalates The reversal of US monetary policy by Chair Jay Powell has done little to quell the pressure on the Federal...
April 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections
Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections Commentary: Time for a new European green bank By Denis MacShane in London In Paris, a group of economists and politicians, including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage...
April 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Shipfinance | 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

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’
    Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’ Banking & finance: working together to bolster European capital markets Trade: accelerating supply chain digitalisation and eliminating administrative burdens Climate change: powering...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series

China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series
China’s secretive lending to Africa, Future of finance series Wednesday 27 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.2 Commentary: China’s secretive lending to Africa By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s footprints are visible in Ethiopia, as in other parts of Africa. This includes a recently expanded...
March 27th, 2019 | Aviation, Banking, Finance | 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

How do central banks invest?

How do central banks invest?
.. How do central banks invest? Embracing risk in official reserves After a decade of unconventional monetary policy, one could be forgiven for confusion around central bank investment patterns. This report is a reminder that the core investment assets of central banks stem from the official reserve...
March 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Register: OMFIF Global Public Investor 2019 to focus on sustainability, 12 June, Singapore

Register: OMFIF Global Public Investor 2019 to focus on sustainability, 12 June, Singapore
Save the date: Global Public Investor 2019 launch A panel discussion on forging a sustainable world economy The Global Public Investor is devoted to public sector asset ownership and management around the world, with the aim of spreading best practice among central banks, sovereign funds and public...
March 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008, OMFIF-British Chamber of Commerce Singapore meeting

Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008, OMFIF-British Chamber of Commerce Singapore meeting
Commentary: Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008 By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is difficult to forecast when the next global economic recession will happen. It is much easier to predict its severity. Among the more disturbing vulnerabilities of the global economy is the large amount of debt spawned...
March 21st, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News | Read More

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang
US President Donald Trump mentary: Trump must ‘get real on trade’ By Steve Hanke in Baltimore The US trade deficit is not made by foreigners who engage in unfair trade practices; it is homegrown. To the extent that domestic savings in the US fall short of domestic investments, the economy...
March 20th, 2019 | News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more
Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more 11-15 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.11 COMMENTARY Missing out on monetary normalisation The European Central Bank’s postponement of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increases exposes it to pressures which will weigh on the bank’s...
March 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling
‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling Commentary: ‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility By Pierre Ortlieb in London Globalisation and technological advances have allowed a small number of firms to become dominant within their industries....
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019
Mario Draghi Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019 Commentary: Missing out on monetary normalisation By David Marsh in Boston The European Central Bank’s postponement until at least 2020 of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increase could mean it will miss...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more
David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more 4- 8 March Vol.10 Ed.10 COMMENTARY  Fed to rethink inflation expectations The Federal Reserve is pausing its interest rate increases, and will suspend its balance sheet runoff later this year. The Federal Open Market Committee is...
March 9th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets | Read More

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions
Danae Kyriakopoulou One in five central banks has no women in senior positions Central banks’ Gender Balance Index score is 25%, a six-percentage-point increase from 2018 Out of 173 central banks globally, only 14 are headed by women Thirty-five – 20% of the total – central banks have no women...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, HR, Jobs | Read More

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar
Commentary: Fed to rethink inflation expectations By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee is moving closer to consensus on exceeding its 2% inflation target to make up for the long period of inflation below that goal. Fed Chair Jerome Powell argued that inflation expectations...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Germany just avoids technical recession By Carsten Brzeski in Frankfurt Germany narrowly escaped a technical recession at the end of 2018. Growth came in at zero, from minus 0.2% quarter-on-quarter in September. This performance...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More