Posts Tagged ‘OMFIF’

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more
Jair Bolsanoro David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more OMFIF Update 17-21 June 2019  Vol.110 Ed.25 COMMENTARY  Bolsonaro’s Brazil in public debt peril Jair Bolsanoro’s move into Brazil’s presidential palace raised market...
June 22nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform
Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform Commentary: Fed to signal imminent rate cuts By James Knightley in London Concerns about the implications of President Donald Trump’s willingness to use trade tariffs in disputes mean downside risks to US growth...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019

China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019
China writing new interbank rules, OMFIF launches Global Public Investor 2019 Commentary: China writing new interbank rules By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing China’s commercial banks have struggled in the international arena. They are the biggest in the world, but must abide by rules written over...
June 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads

Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump tariffs threaten world economy, Italy at a crossroads Commentary: Trump tariffs threaten world economy By Desmond Lachman in Washington Donald Trump’s hard-line stance on the China trade issue could lead to a slowing in the world’s second largest economy....
June 12th, 2019 | Comment, Country Profiles, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance
Jay Powell Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance Commentary: Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’ By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Reserve’s two-day Chicago conference at the start of June was supposed to be a quiet, semi-academic review...
June 11th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Reports | Read More

David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more

David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more
.. David Marsh on Friedrich Merz: ‘German leader in waiting’, Desmond Lachman on emerging markets, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 23 2019 – 3-7 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.23 COMMENTARY Merz: German leader in waiting Germany has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, long-time Christian...
June 8th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Reports | Read More

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Merz: German leader in waiting, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Merz – German leader in waiting By David Marsh in Berlin Germany has a new leader in waiting. Friedrich Merz, long-time Christian Democratic Union rival to Chancellor Angela Merkel, is moving into pole position as her most probable...
June 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | 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

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar
How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar Commentary: How Tories can regain rationality By Meghnad Desai in London In Britain’s zig-zag course to leave the European Union, two things are clear, in the wake of the European elections and Theresa May’s decision to resign....
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch
Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch Commentary: Treasury navigates administration shoals By Mark Sobel in Washington The latest instalment of the US Treasury’s semi-annual foreign exchange report is certainly more interesting than previous iterations, for better...
June 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more
. OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 22 2019   27-31 May 2019 Vol.10 Ed.22 Joergen Oerstroem Moeller on the future of the Conservative party, Mark Sobel on renminbi depreciation, and more COMMENTARY  New evaluation for Belt and Road At the Belt and Road summit, participating countries presented a new approach...
June 1st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies

Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies
Renminbi depreciation chances growing, The future of central bank digital currencies Commentary: Renminbi depreciation chances growing By Mark Sobel in Washington With the intensification of the latest US-China trade salvos, the renminbi has fallen anew. It is approaching Rmb7 per dollar, a figure imbued...
May 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | 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

New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting

New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting
New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting Commentary: New evaluation for Belt and Road By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing At last month’s Belt and Road summit, participating countries presented a new, holistic approach to assessing the benefits of BRI projects....
May 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability
Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability Commentary: Weidmann ECB countdown By David Marsh in London The probability is rising that Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president since 2011, will replace Mario Draghi as head of the ECB. But it would be combined with many risks. A last-minute attempt...
May 24th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst

Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst
Britain’s powerless leaders, Fed Talk podacst Commentary: Britain’s powerless leaders By Meghnad Desai in London Theresa May, like Jeremy Corbyn, and indeed any current party leader, lacks a Commons majority to break the Brexit impasse. One escape route lies in the ‘March revolution’ engineered...
May 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting
EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting Commentary: EU elections may end Italy coalition By Antonio Armellini in Rome For Italy’s ruling coalition, the European parliamentary elections are a test on the viability of governing together. If Salvini’s...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, European Union, Events, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting
Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting Commentary: Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown By Mark Sobel in Washington A media furore has flared over whether China will dump US Treasury holdings or ‘weaponise’ the renminbi....
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar
. Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar Commentary: Africa needs inclusive trade agreement By Jamie Macleod and David Luke in Addis Ababa The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African...
May 16th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast

China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast
China holds ‘moral high ground’, Modern monetary theory podcast Commentary: China holds ‘moral high ground’ By Iris Pang in Hong Kong Beijing’s response to Washington’s tariff increase on Chinese imports has, to date, been relatively mild. If the US were to expand...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner

Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner
.. Turkey headed for debt default, In Conversation with Richard Berner Commentary: Turkey headed for debt default By Desmond Lachman in Washington Behind Argentina, Turkey has the dubious distinction of having the world’s second worst performing currency. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s...
May 14th, 2019 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more

US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more
US electoral politics, Darrell Delamaide on possible Fed rate cuts, and more 6 -10 May 2019 Vol. 10 Ed. 19 COMMENTARY  Fed should focus on winning over public The Federal Reserve’s review of its ‘monetary policy strategy, tools and communication practices’ offers an opportunity to...
May 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Complimentary access to GPI interactive databank

Complimentary access to GPI interactive databank
Complimentary access to Global Public Investor interactive databank OMFIF is offering access to the online, interactive databank that accompanies Global Public Investor. It includes the regional distribution of Global Public Investors (central banks, public pension funds and sovereign funds), ranking the...
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Company Profiles | Read More

Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting

Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting
Fed Chair Jerome Powell Powell parries inflation questions, Future of ESG OMFIF-S&P Global meeting Commentary: Powell parries inflation questions By Darrell Delamaide in Washington At the press conference that capped the most recent two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, journalists...
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More