BPL Global discusses trade risks in Vietnam

Having just opened a subsidiary in Singapore (see BPL Global opens office in Singapore to add to Asia-Pacific footprint), Deputy Chairman Anthony Palmer spoke to Trade & Forfaiting Review about which specifics risks they were covering in the region. Top of the agenda was Vietnam – where the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group’s near collapse in …

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The irreversible euro – Natixis in Investment Week

Investors now consider the eurozone in a completely different way to before the financial crisis. Where there was once confidence in the irreversibility of the euro, consensus has waned and the subject has become tense. Rene Defossez, Fixed Income Strategist at Natixis, explores this notion and its implications in a recent commentary for Investment Week. …

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Barclays on gtnews: Improving Liquidity Management

Technological solutions that offer treasurers increased visibility and improved cash control are crucial for corporates’ commercial sustainability, writes David Manson, managing director and head of liquidity management at Barclays, in a commentary article published this week on gtnews. The article discusses how sophisticated operational banking tools can help treasurers overcome the numerous challenges they face …

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FT taps S&P Capital IQ for equity markets analysis

Asked by the Financial Times for comment on European equity market activity in the beverage sector, we recommended Carl Short, head of consumer equity research at S&P Capital IQ. His analysis of the European beverage industry was published on August 24th, available online here. Working with the same columnist a few days later – this time on German multinational …

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BNY Mellon: Gerry Barber, Managing Director, IMG Cash Solutions published twice in gtnews this August

European interest in Sharia compliance is increasing as corporates seek ‘ethical investment’ for their stockpiles of cash, writes Barber in ‘Islamic Finance: a longer-term option for corporates’. Although there are numerous advantages of Islamic finance, such as greater transparency and enhanced risk mitigation, the development of the market faces a number of challenges, including its …

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Natixis analyses central banks’ priorities on gtnews

Central banks’ priorities are changing, writes Rene Defossez, fixed-income strategist at Natixis, in a commentary article for gtnews. Price stability – a core responsibility of any central bank – has taken a backseat to other monetary policies, such as supporting growth and establishing financial stability. In particular, he analyses the European Central Bank’s position and the measures …

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Siemens Financial Services (SFS) heralds modern financing for modern cities, in a commentary for InfraNews

By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. As relentless urbanisation increases the pressure placed on infrastructure, there is an acute need for innovative infrastructure financing. In this commentary for InfraNews, Johannes Schmidt – Siemens Financial Servcies’ CEO of Project and Structured Finance, Infrastructure & Cities and Industry – discusses the …

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Natixis’ head of equity strategy cited in the FT

The Financial Times’ daily European market update summarises the individual big-movers in European stock markets, with expert comment from equity analysts covering the region. Sylvain Goyon, head of equity strategy at Natixis Equity Markets in Paris, provides his opinions on a day markets trended upwards, following a phone interview facilitated by Moorgate. View the article …

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The likelihood of a global recession: Natixis on FTSE Global Markets

Across the globe, many regions are struggling in the midst of an economic crisis; others are experiencing a marked slowdown or stagnation. These circumstances are seriously threatening global growth – and it is not out of the question that we will soon find ourselves in another global recession. Patrick Artus, chief economist at Natixis, analyses …

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BNY Mellon provides Trade & Forfaiting Review’s readers with an update on intra-emerging market trade

The recent signing of a trade agreement between Brazil and China is a mark of growing maturity in a relationship that has come to define intra-emerging market trade. In the piece for TFR – facilitated by Moorgate – Dino Sani, BNY Mellon’s Head of Treasury Services for Latin America, explores the evolution of this trade …

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