Posts Tagged ‘OMFIF’

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

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook
  Commentary: Currency action is a distraction By Mark Sobel in Washington Undoubtedly, the US current account deficit is attributable partly to harmful currency practices. The dollar’s function as reserve currency plays a role. But this deficit is also homemade. US macro policy can hardly...
July 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire
The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire Summer 2019 Vol.10 Ed.3 Living in a world on fire: Climate crisis requires action now In 1992 Al Gore published Earth in the Balance, his first book on global warming. He wrote, ‘We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we...
July 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change
.. GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change Addressing climate risks to economies The global central banking community spent the last decade repairing the financial system after the international banking crisis. The OMFIF ESG special report, part of the Global Public Investor 2019...
June 30th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more
Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 26 2019 24-28 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.26   COMMENTARY  Swiss-EU row offers taste of Brexit A stand-off with the EU has left Swiss bourses facing a shut-out from trading across Europe,...
June 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast

Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast
 Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit, Ahead of the G20 podcast Commentary: Swiss-EU row offers a taste of Brexit By Denis MacShane in London A stand-off between Switzerland and the European Union has left Swiss stock exchanges facing a shut-out from trading across Europe, a foretaste of what could befall...
June 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment

All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment
. All eyes on G20 sidelines, Overcoming barriers to Indonesia’s infrastructure investment Commentary: All eyes on G20 sidelines By OMFIF Editors In the second of a pair of articles about the forthcoming G20 meeting, a group of policy experts from around the world discuss how the Osaka summit presents...
June 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance

G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance
… G20 must adapt to new global reality, The next decade of finance Commentary: G20 must adapt to new global reality By OMFIF Editors In anticipation of the 14th G20 summit on 28-29 June, to be hosted in Osaka by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, OMFIF US Chairman Mark Sobel asked a group of policy...
June 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dialogs and Debates, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More