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The IIF responds to the IASB Discussion Paper on Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity

On January 7, 2019, the IIF Senior Accounting Group (SAG) submitted to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) its comments on the Discussion Paper on Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity.

Global Macro Views: Global Growth Fears are Overblown

We see global growth worries as overblown. US data are catching down with elsewhere, but that was inevitable and to be expected, a normal sign of global business cycle swings. We lower our growth forecasts modestly, but continue to see a solid overall picture.

Saudi Arabia: Transformation fraught with challenges

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s grip on power remains firm following recent events and the cabinet reshuffle. Non-oil growth could accelera...

Global Debt Monitor Insights: Growing Risks in the U.S. Corporate Sector

With softening profit margins and high debt levels, some parts of the U.S. corporate sector are looking more vulnerable

Economic Views: Shadow Bank Risk in India

Indian shadow banks came under pressure in 2018. We assess how much of a macro risk they pose.

IIF Response to IAIS Recovery Planning Application Paper

On January 7, 2019 the IIF submitted its response to the IAIS Recovery Planning Application Paper.

GCC Forecast Update: Lower oil prices and homegrown headwinds

Expansionary fiscal policy will continue to drive non-oil growth, as fragile investment sentiment and regional tensions continue to hinder growth of the private non-oil sector. We expect overall growth to moderate to 2.0% in 2019, dragged down by compliance with the recent OPEC+ deal.

IIF US Regulatory Update - January 7

Our January 2019 US Financial Regulatory Update covers new reports released by the Federal Reserve on Financial Stability, and Supervision and Regulation; proposed adoption of SA-CCR for large banks; proposed regulations on GILTI Inclusion and BEAT Tax; the November 2018 U.S. General Election and other federal personnel updates, among other topics.

December 2018 EM Growth Tracker

EM Growth Tracker at 3.4% 3m/3m sa ar in December. Decline driven by hard data and business sentiment. Trade volumes and industrial production weakening. All regional trackers slowing towards the end of 2018.

Weekly Insight: Bumpier Road

Jittery equity analysts cut forecasts for next year’s corporate earnings; Tighter financial conditions may prompt more central bank caution; Safe-haven flows intensify in early 2019 amid concerns about the credit cycle; Heightened volatility — notably in equity markets – dampens risk appetite 




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