Europacifica consulting is an economic and strategy consultancy, whose capabilities focus upon economic analysis and global financial markets advisory.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Economics: Quantitative models, qualitative analysis

ECONOMICS

Quantitative models, qualitative analysis

FINANCIAL MARKETS: 14 Years of high-profile experience

FINANCIAL MARKETS

14 Years of high-profile experience

STRATEGY: forecasting and tools for decision-making

STRATEGY  

Forecasting and tools for decision-making

JAPAN: An inside knowledge of corporate and institutional Japan

JAPAN

Inside knowledge of Japanese institutions

 

Upcoming Events

Naomi Fink on CNBC (13 May, 8:30am AEST)

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Sentiment in stocks tends to be adversely affected by yen strength, though both might actually be influenced by global appetite for risk/uncertainty over global demand. Naomi Fink chats with CNBC’s Matthew Taylor on the yen, impact on Japanese corporates and BOJ policy. Click here to view the segment.

Europacifica awarded APEC Structural Reform mandate

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At the second Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting held in Cebu, the Philippines in September 2015, Ministers instructed the Economic Committee (EC) to focus on “structural reform and services” for the 2016 APEC Economic Policy Report (AEPR). APEC has awarded Europacifica Consulting a mandate to deliver an expert study on Japanese financial sector reform for the 2016 AEPR.

CEO Naomi Fink on CNBC 29 March 3:30pm AEST

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Outlook for Japanese markets Data out of Japan today: household spending, jobless rate and retail sales– impact on the markets?  BOJ Policy and reflation  Consumption tax hike and fiscal policy Link to video    

Conference Notes from RMB: Unlocking the Potential II

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In the first installment of our RMB thought leadership series, we we explored the current status of Chinese capital account liberalisation, aspects of RMB internationalisation to date, and its effect on Australian markets. At the second in our RMB Thought Leadership conference series in Melbourne, noting the changing landscape both for Chinese investors and global portfolio managers, we examined the status of Chinese capital account liberalisation in the context of investment flows between…

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Naomi Fink on Bloomberg TV (10 Feb 2016, 3:13pm AEDT)

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Is the Bank of Japan Running Out of Options? 3:13 PM AEDT February 10, 2016 Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Naomi Fink, chief executive officer and founder of Europacifica Consulting, discusses the Bank of Japan’s policy strategy. She speaks to Bloomberg’s Haidi Lun on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Asia Society: Asia and Australia in 2016: What Lies Ahead?

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We spoke to Asia Society on key regional and global events impacting Australia and Asia going into 2016, including: 1. INTERNATIONALISATION OF THE RMB 2. FED INTEREST RATE HIKE 3. BANK OF JAPAN (BOJ) AND THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK (ECB) 4. OPEC AND OIL SUPPLY 5. PRODUCTIVITY AND CRUNCH TIME FOR ABENOMICS Read the full article here.

THOMSON REUTERS – EUROPACIFICA THOUGHT LEADERSHIP SERIES CONFERENCE 2: MELBOURNE 18 NOVEMBER

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THOMSON REUTERS RMB THOUGHT LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON SERIES   This luncheon series is by invitation only, with a confirmed panel of speakers including: Introduction: James Land, Head of Market Development – Pacific, Thomson Reuters Keynote – latest developments in Chinese Account Liberalisation Kathy Walsh, Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Applied Statistics, Australian National University Keynote – latest global investor/sovereign views on China, SDR and capital account liberalisation  Mark Burgess, Former Managing…

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Naomi Fink on Bloomberg TV 11.10am 28 Aug AEST

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Europacifica CEO Naomi Fink speaks to Rish Salamat on Bloomberg TV’s Trending Business, on: – CPI and BOJ’s inflation target of 2% versus commodity-led price declines – Labour market tightness; job data as a bright spot amid slower Q2 growth data – Why Kuroda is talking up China – Abenomics as a path-dependent policy Link to interview