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OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2018

The OECD has just released the “Business and Finance Outlook”. The OECD Business and Finance Outlook is an annual publication that presents unique data and analysis on the trends, both positive and negative, that are shaping tomorrow’s world of business, finance and investment. Using analysis from a wide range of perspectives, this year’s edition addresses …
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New Financial Consumer Protection Principles

Since the economic crisis, trust and confidence in the financial sector have plummeted. To address this problem, G20 finance ministers have agreed a range of principles to boost financial consumer protection. The principles were developed by the OECD at the request of G20 finance ministers in 2011. They were developed in close cooperation with the …
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Global Financial Stability Report, Sep 2011

The IMF has just published chapters 2 and 3 of the September 2011 Global Financial Stability Report. Chapter 2, titled “Long-term Investors and Their Asset Allocation: Where Are They Now,” examines the fundamental drivers of the longer-term asset allocation decisions of unleveraged private and public institutional investors. The analysis shows that private asset allocation is …
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Global Financial Stability Report April 2011

The IMF has just published the Global Financial Stability Report, “Durable Financial Stability: Getting There from Here”. Although global financial stability has improved over the past six months, bolstered by better macroeconomic performance and continued accommodative macroeconomic policies, fragilities still remain. The two-speed recovery has posed different policy challenges for countries. The report gives policymakers …
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Global Financial Stability Report – October 2010

The global financial system is still the “Achilles heel” of the economic recovery, according to the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report, entitled, “Sovereigns, Funding, and Systemic Liquidity”. Progress toward global financial stability has experienced a setback since the April 2010 GFSR, with the recent turmoil in sovereign debt markets in Europe –particulary Ireland, …
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Global Financial Stability Report

The IMF has just released its semiannual Global Financial Stability Report. Although the global financial system is showing signs of recovery, the report cautions that the road to financial rehabilitation is unlikely to be straight and that there will be significant policy issues ahead. It highlights the need to further repair bank balance sheets so …
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