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Letter on Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Principles to the EC TEG

In a letter to the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, the IIF sets out six principles regarding the need for a sustainable finance taxonomy that can be practical, internationally-applicable, and readily adapted to the needs of users in different jurisdictions.

Capital Flows to MENAP Region: Prospects Remain Strong

Non-resident capital flows to MENAP are projected to rise slightly to $215 billion in 2019. Strong fundamentals in key countries, including large financial buffers and low debt, should support flows. Sovereign bond issuance will remain the main source of non-resident capital inflows.

Weekly Insight: The Good Place

Stretching out policy support; U.S. banks build up holdings of domestic government debt—potential liquidity risk?; Higher U.S. budget deficits will keep net borrowing needs at high levels; Less foreign demand for Treasuries—though domestic demand has remained solid

IIF Comments on FSB FinTech Report

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its report FinTech and market structure in financial services: Market developments and potential financial stability implications on February 14, and the IIF is pleased to provide some comments.

Global Macro Views: Tracking the EM Positioning Overhang

We have unveiled a new database on EM real money positioning. We begin to add bank-intermediated flows to our database, which comove with real money flows in Turkey and Argentina. The EM positioning overhang may be greater than initially assumed.

March 2019 Global Regulatory Update

The March 2019 IIF Global Regulatory Update provides updates on the Financial Stability Board, current work streams in Regulatory Capital, Recovery and Resolution, Cyber Security, Digital Finance, Sustainable Finance, Insurance and upcoming events. 

FRT Episode 28: Digital Customer Journey

This ‘FRT’ podcast focuses on how digital customer journeys are enabling financial institutions to reach underserved segments in a sustain...

Economic Views: The Critical Role of Oil in Venezuela

Venezuela’s GDP decline is nearly unprecedented, as is the collapse of oil output, its main export. The initial impact of US sanctions was manageable, but history suggests they will have severe effects. Recoveries from oil output collapses tend to be fast, making higher oil revenue feasible if policies change.

Data Flows Across Borders

This paper proposes some alternate ways of achieving the desired public policy goals, within a framework of international cooperation that facilitates data flows across borders. 

CCP Recovery and Resolution Tools - Incentives Analysis

Since submitting the industry response letter for consultation the Discussion Paper (DP): “Financial resources to support CCP equity in resolution", the industry working group has also developed an Incentives Analysis of recovery and resolution tools.



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