Archive for the ‘NEWS’ Category

Byron Wien Ten Surprises for 2018

New York, January 2, 2018 – Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, today issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2018. This is the 33rd year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market...

Total tax contribution of UK financial services – tenth edition.

The tenth edition of our annual total tax report finds that the UK’s financial services sector contributed £72.1 billion in taxes in the year to March 2017. This year’s figure is the highest since the survey began in 2007. The full report can be downloaded...

ECB halves QE for 2018. ECB Press conference – 26 October 2017.

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT (Mr. Draghi) Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome of today’s meeting of the Governing Council, which was also attended by the Commission Vice-President, Mr Dombrovskis.  ...

Nobel Price Youtube’s channel interviews 2017 “Nobel” in Economics.

Richard H. Thaler describes some of the impacts of his work on behavioural economics in this telephone interview recorded immediately after the public announcement of the award of his Prize in Economic Sciences. He also explains the concept of the ‘nudge’, and looks forward to...

Janet Yellen in Black and White.

September 20, 2017 Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have remained solid...

Janet Yellen on “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy”

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (10:00 AM) — Committee on Financial Services Hearing: “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” ;

Blackstone statement on Banco Popular €30 billion deal.

Banco Popular agrees to sell majority stake in its real estate asset portfolio to Blackstone  Agreement reached after European Competition Authorities approve Banco Santander’s acquisition of Banco Popular Portfolio includes approximately €30 billion in real estate properties and loans, as well the full share capital...

First Model 3 Handovers.

Tesla delivers to clients the first 30 units of Model 3. ; ;