Posts Tagged ‘OMFIF’

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?

Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified?
Boris Johnson Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error, Were the Federal Reserve rate cuts justified? Commentary: Johnson repeating Churchill’s 1926 error By Desmond Lachman in Washington As a biographer of Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson must know that markets can unravel...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni

OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni
.                         OMFIF remembers Fabrizio Saccomanni Monday 12 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.33.1 Obituary: Saccomanni – Genial icon of global money By David Marsh in London Fabrizio Saccomanni was an iconic figure in Italian and...
August 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Obituaries | Read More

Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform

Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform
Mark Sobel on the renminbi, ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, and Time for radical EMU reform Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-9 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.32 Most-Read Commentary Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar: David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed...
August 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
. Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference Thursday 8 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.32.3 Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform By Marcello Minenna in Rome Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council
.. ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council Wednesday 7 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.2 Commentary: ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, and Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman,...
August 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Energy, Finance | Read More

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report
Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report Tuesday 6 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.1 Commentary: Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman, on the meaning and...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018
Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018 GPI 2019 special report:  Islamic finance Malaysia dominates sukuk markets The OMFIF Islamic finance special report, contained in the Global Public Investor 2019, draws attention to the rapid growth of the global sukuk market. While corporate sukuk...
August 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more
.                                         Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around...
August 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference
… Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference Commentary: Accelerating Islamic finance growth By Mohamed Damak in Dubai Total Islamic finance assets increased by only around 2% in 2018, compared with 10% in 2017. The market is unlikely to fare much better in the...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report
. Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report Commentary: Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale By Mark Sobel in Washington It’s not easy steering monetary policy given the need to anticipate the future amid tweets and challenges to central bank ‘independence’,...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more
Boris Johnson Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 22-26 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.30 Most-Read Commentary Johnson’s grim political arithmetic: The British...
July 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference
Ursula von der Leyen Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference Commentary: Von der Leyen begins in frail position By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Ursula von der Leyen was approved to become the next European Commission president by a wafer-thin...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Immigration | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more
USA’s President Donald Trump Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-19 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.29 Most-Read Commentary Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea: Markets...
July 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy
. Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy Commentary: Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard By Willem Middelkoop in Aerdenhout China wants to increase in the shortest time possible its gold reserves to at least 8,000 tonnes. This...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
.. Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit? Commentary: Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea By Mark Sobel in Washington Markets are abuzz with rumours President Donald Trump will order the US Treasury to intervene in foreign exchange...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin
. ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin Commentary: ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy By Neil Williams in London Rising populism, the exacerbation of economic inequality by quantitative easing, and calls for the reversal of globalisation point to...
July 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

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

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds
Kyriakos Mitsotakis New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds Commentary: New Democracy, old challenges By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Athens The victory of the centre-right New Democracy party and its leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Greece’s general election on Sunday 7 July...
July 11th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP
. ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP Commentary: ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany By David Marsh in London In the drawn-out annals of Franco-German wrangles over economic and monetary union, last week’s deal over top European posts, including...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire
Jerome Powell Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire Commentary: Market expectations test Fed mettle By Darrell Delamaide in Washington All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell when he goes to Capitol Hill this week for his twice-yearly testimony before Congress....
July 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | 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

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies

Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies
Christine Lagarde Lagarde’s shattering ECB move, Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies Commentary: Lagarde’s shattering ECB move By David Marsh in London Christine Lagarde’s nomination to run the European Central Bank is a high-risk, French-orchestrated...
July 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More