Natixis discusses central banks’ change of philosophy in City AM

In order to increase the effectiveness of monetary policy, central banks have made radical changes to their long-standing ideologies. In today’s City AM newspaper, Patrick Artus – Natixis’ chief economist – explores central banks new attitudes, preferring transparency over the more traditional opacity, despite the ensuing risk in terms of credibility. Furthermore, they now want to intervene in all asset prices, which in increasingly leading to asset classes being overvalued.

To read the full article, please click here.

Natixis publishes Oil Review 2014

In support of Natixis’ growing business in the energy markets, the Oil Review offers a detailed analysis of the global crude oil and refined product markets. Reported by the Financial Times, Abhishek Deshpande, Natixis oil markets analyst, discusses the outlook on the price of oil over the coming one to two year horizon.

To read the full Financial Times article, please click here.

Natixis’ Patrick Artus explains the shock treatments that could reboot the French economy

In his weekly column for FTSE Global Markets, Patrick Artus – Chief Economist at Natixis – examines several worrying characteristics of the current economic climate in France, the measures that have been taken to combat them so far, and what further policies may be needed.

To read the article online please click here, or here for the pdf.

Falcon Group rated by Moody’s and S&P

Falcon Group is among the first alternative financiers to achieve ratings from two major credit ratings agencies: Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s (S&P). Moody’s rated the financier Ba3, with S&P awarding it a B+/B rating. Both gave Falcon a stable outlook, GTR reports.

To read the full article online, please click here.

Dr Nasser Saidi joins Falcon Group’s board of directors

Former Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) chief economist, Dr Nasser Saidi, joins Falcon Group as non-executive director. Dr Saidi also served as Lebanon’s Minister of Economy and Trade, as well as the Minister of Industry from 1998-2000. Following Moorgate’s outreach, multiple publications reported on Dr Saidi’s appointment, including GTR, TXF, Trade Arabia and AME InfoThe story was also picked up by Bloomberg wires.

To read the articles online, please click here: AME Info, GTRTrade Arabia, TXFThe MideasterThe MEA.

Dr. Nasser Saidi speaking at Falcon Group's 2014 annual Dubai forum

Dr. Nasser Saidi speaking at Falcon Group’s 2014 annual Dubai forum


Improving efficiency along the entire length of the financial supply chain

Frank-Oliver Wolf, Global Head of Cash Management & International Business at Commerzbank AG, this month writes for FX-MM on the financial supply chain challenges facing finance managers and how taking a holistic approach can help overcome these.

To read the full article, please click here

Cambridge Associates is the latest to embrace RiskFirst’s PFaroe

Cambridge Associates, a global provider of investment advice, has adopted RiskFirst’s web-based analytics software, PFaroe. Allowing on-demand stress testing of multiple scenarios, PFaroe will help Cambridge’s institutional investor and private clients better analyse the complex risks associated with their pension plan assets and liabilities. PFaroe will therefore significantly enhance Cambridge’s research and analytical capabilities. Following Moorgate’s outreach, the press release was picked up by Plan Adviser, Top Wire and Yahoo Finance.

To read the full press release please click here.


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