Tag: investment

Standard & Poor’s argues infrastructure is key to Italy’s economic progress in Financial Times Adviser

Infrastructure development is essential for Italy’s post-crisis recovery. In fact, Standard & Poor’s has shown that infrastructure spending creates a ‘multiplier effect’, driving short-term employment and productivity, and promoting long-term economic growth. But if Italy is to grasp the multiplier effect’s benefits, it must secure more investment. Writing for the Financial Times Adviser, S&P’s Stefania …

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Commerzbank’s Axel Bommersheim explores Central Asia’s new ‘Silk Road’ for FX-MM Magazine

Central Asia and Mongolia have witnessed tremendous economic development, rapid industrialisation and high foreign investment over the past two decades – offering new opportunities for global businesses to increase their trade with the region. Thus, corporates are now looking to capitalise on initiatives for the new ‘Silk Road’, which will see better trade corridors connecting …

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Specialist press covers Premier and Rutherford Wilkinson’s adoption of RiskFirst’s PFaroe

Consultancy Premier and financial planner Rutherford Wilkinson have been announced as the latest to sign up to RiskFirst’s web-based reporting and risk analytics platform. Premier, a UK-wide benefits consultancy providing services to pension plan trustees, individuals and companies, will use PFaroe to drive better decision-making and help clients identify funding and investment risks. PFaroe has …

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S&P’s panel discussion on the role of the state in UK infrastructure covered by the specialists

This month experts came together at Standard & Poor’s offices in Canary Wharf, London, to discuss the role of the state in UK infrastructure financing. The International Project Finance Association co-hosted the event at which the National Audit Office, HSBC Bank and Standard & Poor’s were represented. The panel grappled with a number of different …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and 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 focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Specialist press covers RiskFirst’s latest client win, as Manulife signs up to PFaroe

Manulife Asset Management, the global asset management arm of Canada-based financial services group Manulife, has adopted RiskFirst’s risk analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe.  PFaroe’s risk analytics will complement Manulife Asset Management’s current Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) offering, enabling the asset manager to stress-test clients’ pension plans against economic and demographic assumptions and explore the impact of …

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Commerzbank explains how treasurers can gain from RMB internationalisation in AFP’s newsletter

The recent turbulence in China’s markets, coupled with RMB’s devaluation, has caused much consternation among investors and companies alike. However, writing for AFP Online’s Global Treasury and Finance Insights newsletter, Michael Rugilo, Asia Expert, and Barbara Herbert, Renminbi Specialist, at Commerzbank, reveal how treasurers can cope with a volatile currency – arguing that with the correct treasury setups, embracing …

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Commerzbank talks export diversification in Bangladesh for the Asian Bankers Association

Bangladesh’s recent economic growth has been considerable, yet political and economic risk are significant factors affecting its true potential. In a special feature for the Asian Bankers Association newsletter, Alexander Rost – Commerzbank’s Regional Head, Indian Subcontinent and ASEAN – explains why export diversification and investment will be key to unlocking the opportunities the country has …

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BNY Mellon discusses the evolving LatAm-China relationship in TXF

The China-LatAm trade corridor is booming, with trade volumes soaring in recent years. Furthermore, China is increasing its economic leverage throughout Latin America via a string of multibillion-dollar acquisitions, ambitious infrastructure investments, as well as investments in the finance industry. In TXF, Cristiane Gomes, Head of Sales and Relationship Management, South America, BNY Mellon, explores …

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Commerzbank Central Asia expert cited in April issue of Global Finance

In an in-depth Global Finance feature exploring the latest economic developments in Central Asia, Commerzbank’s Regional Head for CIS, the Baltics and Mongolia, Axel Bommersheim, explains that Central Asia is much more than natural resources and argues that many potential investors are simply unaware of how much is going on in the region. Commerzbank’s latest …

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