Connected Europe - Many countries, one view?

At ING Commercial Banking, we want you to find useful insights that help you to establish your own view, and have a better understanding about the trends shaping the markets in Europe and globally.

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Market research

Busting some myths

ING’s oil & gas analyst Hamza Khan explains why he and his team come up with some rather different forecasts from the oil and gas market consensus.

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Economic research

Ready for Brexit?

ING economist James Knightley analysed the potential effects on the UK economy of holding a referendum on exiting the European Union (Brexit).

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Selling sand in Dubai...

...applying wasta in Kuwait, and feathered 'hand luggage' in Qatar. Jeroen Plag, head of Client Coverage Americas, Asia & UK, ING, shares his experiences during a trip across the Middle East.

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Eurozone: It’s a deal - for now

February, 2015

Greece and its Eurozone partners found an agreement – at least for now. In the end, the high noon meeting of Eurozone’s finance ministers on Friday (20/02) was less exciting than feared. Thanks to long preparatory negotiations between some selected players, the grounds for a compromise between the Greek government and the rest of the Eurozone had already been prepared.

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German data boost Europe outlook

February, 2015

Optimism that Europe’s economy might finally be turning a corner was fuelled yesterday by stronger than expected growth data from Germany and encouraging signals from the wider eurozone.

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ING awarded Gold Class distinction for sustainability

January, 2015

ING has received the Industry Leader, Gold Class distinction by RobecoSAM for its excellent sustainability performance and has also been included in ‘The Sustainability Yearbook 2015’.

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Bloomberg: ING world’s most accurate currency forecaster in 2014

January, 2015

According to Bloomberg, ING topped its rankings of foreign-exchange analysts for the four quarters ended 31 December, rising from second place previously and supplanting German lender Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg in the no. 1 slot.

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Twelve ING deals awarded by PFI

December, 2014

ING has won twelve awards for deals in 2014 by Project Finance International (PFI).

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