International Finance

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Banking

‘Banks in Ukraine have experienced increase in volume’

Olexandr Dubilet, Chairman of the board of PrivatBank, on how the bank is coping with the turmoil in the region Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 17, 2016 How is the financial sector doing in the context of the current political and economic instability in Ukraine? The economic situation in Ukraine is determined by several factors. First,...
Economy

Will falling oil prices drive global economy into a crisis?

An analysis by the Corporates & Markets division of Commerzbank AG February 8, 2016: If the oil price slumps, the stock prices plunge: Cheaper oil is clearly now regarded as negative, unlike in earlier times. We assess whether the economic correlations have really changed. Our analysis shows that a falling oil price is not always an...
Fintech

Second half of 2015 promises to be exciting

International Finance Desk
2014 and the beginning of 2015 was a time of ups and downs for the financial markets. Experts from FBS Brokerage Company believe that the second half of the year promises to be positive for trading September 30, 2015: The entire 2015, despite some cautious forecasts of economic development, promises to bring many new opportunities...
Business Leaders

‘With AIIB around, ADB will no longer be complacent’

ADB was not doing much lending before as Japan was too busy trying to put its own house in order Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 31, 2015: Since the day China announced its intention to set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), US has been skeptical about its intention. Same with Japan. Though initially, supporters were...
Economy

Russia seeks a bite of Latin America

Renewing and strengthening ties in a bid to alleviate food shortages back home Kamilia Lahrichi April 2, 2015: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov courted Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and Guatemala during a four-day visit to South America in March 2015 to boost bilateral trade, as food shortage is hitting his country hard. Last year, Moscow banned...
Finance Wealth Management

Investors finally paying more attention to GCC

So far, energy rich Middle Eastern countries have built a reputation as a source of funds Joel Kukemelk February 11, 2015: As a Europe-based GCC equity fund manager, we are well-aware of the international investors’ views, questions, hopes and doubts when it comes to investing in the Arabian peninsula. So far, global investors have overlooked...
Fintech

Tough time ahead for oil companies

While big players are streamlining operations, smaller ones look to get acquired Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya Analysts expect oil price to come down to $43 a barrel in second quarter of 2015 Oil companies look for ways to cut costs Big players go in for layoffs Oil price: No looking up for now January 27, 2015:...
Uncategorized

Oil trade: No sign of prices going up

Some analysts claim that OPEC will not last more than 50 years Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 27, 2014: Economists dealing with oil prices and stability were in for a shock when global oil prices started to tumble this year. After three years of relative calm wherein prices moved less than three percent year-on-year, the sudden...
Economy

Argentina: Russia’s new market

The South American country is in a good position to capitalise on President Putin’s embargo on food imports from Europe and Western nations Kamilia Lahrichi November 14, 2014: Russian businessmen met their Argentinian counterparts in Buenos Aires on November 11 to discuss investment projects in the energy, nuclear and mining industries, as Moscow seeks to...
Business Leaders

‘The debt problem in China is not hype’

American economist James Rickards says collapse of the debt and property bubble there could well be the catalyst for a global economic crisis Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 7, 2014: James Rickards, American lawyer, economist, investment banker and author of books of like Currency Wars and Death of Money, is one of the speakers at the...