Category: Commodities

Commerzbank’s latest issue of FI.News explores the transformation of the banking landscape ahead of SIBOS 2016

Commerzbank has launched the latest issue of its newsletter, FI.News. The biannual publication offers a range of insights from the bank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, banking awards, people moves, and upcoming events. As the transaction banking world gears up for the 2016 SIBOS conference in Geneva, Dr Bernd Laber, Divisional …

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Natixis’ Abhishek Deshpande scoops The Petroleum Economist’s energy executive of the year award

Natixis’ senior oil analyst, Abhishek Deshpande has been named The Petroleum Economist’s “2016 Energy Executive of the Year”. Judged by industry leaders – including former OPEC Secretary General, Abdalla El- Badri and former BP executive, Lord John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley – The Petroleum Economist Awards acknowledge the individuals, as well as organisations and …

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Commerzbank’s new report on Sub-Saharan Africa makes its mark on the specialist press

Commerzbank has released a major new study on trade and economic prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report, ‘Tackling the Headwinds after the Economic Turnaround’, shows that after a promising decade – marked by strong economic growth of around 5% per year, underpinned by booming trade in raw materials and inflows of foreign capital to infrastructure projects – …

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Tapping into Brazil’s oil wealth: Santander’s Mauricio Munguia & UKTI’s Joanna Crellin talk to specialist publication, OilVoice

Having partnered with Santander, UKTI hosted a series of events throughout the UK hoping to encourage an increase in UK exports to Latin America. During the event, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, sat down with the Consul General of Sao Paolo, Joanna Crellin, to discuss the opportunities presented by Brazil’s oil & gas …

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Natixis’ metal analyst, Bernard Dahdah, forecasts weak demand for gold in TFR

 Over the decades, central banks’ attitudes towards gold ownership have shifted in tune with transformations to the world’s monetary system and economic downturns. Writing for Trade and Forfaiting Review, Natixis’ metals analyst, Bernard Dahdah, analyses gold demand in light of myriad global phenomena including the financial crisis, rising demand from new markets such as China …

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Not on Olympic form? Commerzbank’s Thomas Krieger explains how Brazil can get back in trading shape in International Trade Magazine

As the Olympic opening ceremony takes place in Rio de Janeirio this Friday, all eyes will be on Brazil and its struggling economy. In an article for the latest issue of specialist commerce publication, International Trade Magazine, Thomas Krieger, regional head of Latin America at Commerzbank, explains that Brazil’s economy is tied to its export trade; …

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Commerzbank welcomes new Global Head in its new edition of FI.News

Commerzbank has released the latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, available in interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition welcomes Dr. Bernd Laber, the new Global Head of Transaction Services and Financial Institutions. In his debut …

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In Global Trade Review, Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen discusses the key developments in the Chilean economy and what it means for its banking landscape

In the latest edition of specialist commerce magazine, Global Trade Review, Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen, senior relationship manager for FI Latin America, offers his insights on the Chilean economy. The article, ‘Chile’s Balancing Act‘, notes that the export-dependent country is struggling in the face of low commodity prices and weak demand in global markets – particularly for …

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Natixis’ Abhishek Deshpande comments on the oil market’s bearish outlook in City A.M.

With Brent crude falling to $44.56 per barrel in today’s late morning trading, Natixis’, senior oil analyst, Abhishek Deshpande spoke to City A.M. about his views on the market’s current spell of negativity. Following increased supply due to record output from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and increased drilling activity in the US, …

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S&P Global Ratings outlines LNG’s top ten trends: what to look out for in 2016

In an article for Energy Voice – a magazine focusing on the renewable, oil, and gas sectors – Simon Redmond, a commodities specialist at S&P Global Ratings, outlines the ‘top ten’ developments to watch out for in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. Redmond explains that while LNG has historically maintained a relatively stable price, the coming …

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