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Macro Notes: CEE-4 - Outperforming the Euro Area

CEE-4 economies have outperformed growth in the Euro area in recent years. Growth has been driven largely by private consumption and capital formation. But the Euro area’s weakness could be a drag on the medium-term outlook. Structural changes in sectors such as car manufacturing represent a challenge.

Briefing Note: The 2020 IIF Digital Interchange 

This briefing note summarizes some of the key themes from the IIF Digital Interchange: The Global Dialogue on Digital Finance, a virtual event which brought together leading executives, specialists, and policymakers to discuss the economy of tomorrow. 

Economic Views: Turkey’s External Funding Outlook

Turkey ran sizeable current account deficits year to date, ... drawing down reserves heavily amid large capital outflows. More deficits don’...

Weekly Insight: Zombies Inc.

Attractive valuations fuel strong demand for corporate bonds in 2020; Corporates have issued a record $2.1 trillion worth of bonds this year (ex-financials), though issuance of high-yield EM corporate bonds remains below pre-pandemic levels.

IIF/GFMA Response to UK Authorities’ Consultations on Operational Resilience

On October 1, the IIF and GFMA submitted a response to the UK Authorities’ consultation papers on Operational Resilience.

Briefing Note: European Union Package on Digital Finance 

On September 24, 2020, the European Commission published a package of digital finance strategy and legislative proposals.

FRT Episode 77: Open Banking and Beyond with Liming Zhu, CSIRO Research Director

Looking beyond ‘Open Banking’, we discuss Australia’s multi-sectoral Consumer Data Right (CDR) with Dr Liming Zhu of the national science agency CSIRO, looking at the potential extension of open data principles to other consumer sectors.

GMV: The G-3 Struggle to Reflate

The COVID-19 shock means output gaps are substantial everywhere. As a result, all major economies are struggling to reflate simultaneously. Last w...

IIF Capital Flows Tracker: Clouds Forming On The Horizon

Portfolio flows to EM stood at $2.1 bn in September. Equity and debt inflows were -$10.8bn and $12.9 bn. China equity flows posted marginal losses...

IIF Response to FSB Consultation on Evaluation of Too-Big-To-Fail Reforms 

On September 30, the IIF submitted a response to the FSB Consultation Report on the evaluation of the too-big-to-fail reforms.




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