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IIF letter to G20, FSB and IOSCO regarding Market Fragmentation

The IIF has submitted letters to the G20, Financial Stability Board and IOSCO commending their commitment to address the increasing levels of fragmentation in financial markets. 

FRT Episode 42: Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves

Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves discusses Sweden’s “cashless” economy, the potential eKrona digital currency, and the importance of staying the course in regulatory developments (with Brad Carr).

All About the Green, Episode 2: Marisa Buchanan, Executive Director of Sustainable Finance at JPMorgan Chase

The newest episode of our “All About the Green” podcast takes a look at the important topic of reporting on climate and ESG risks and oppo...

Global Macro Views: Nonsense Output Gaps and Labor Markets

A common opposing view to our nonsense output gap series is that employment has almost fully recovered, so how can a substantial amount of labor market slack remain? Rising labor participation among women flatters the picture, which we filter out by looking at prime-age male employment. Our work points to still significant slack in Spain, Italy and Greece.

IIF Series on Digital Identity – Key Concepts

The IIF is engaging in a thematic, 3-part series of papers on Digital Identities, covering AML frameworks, financial inclusion and business opportunities. 

FRT Episode 41: IIF Machine Learning Roundtable

The IIF 2nd Machine Learning Roundtable was held in Frankfurt on June 19 hosted by Commerzbank, and speakers Kerem Tomak (Commerzbank), and Farhaad Amod (Nedbank) join us to share their top takeaways (with Brad Carr, Natalia Bailey, and Adrien Delle Case).

Economic Views: The Drivers of EM Current Accounts

We scan current accounts from a savings-investment angle, analyzing the contributions of public and private imbalances. Argentina’s external imbalances are mostly fiscal in nature, while Turkey’s are driven by a credit-dependent private sector. South Africa and Colombia run twin fiscal and external deficits.

IIF Capital Flows Tracker: Flows to EM Recover

Portfolio flows to Emerging Markets were $40.8 bn in June, the highest level in 5 months. Our tracking shows a surge in flows, driven by a strong recovery in Chinese equities. Equity and debt flows were $12.6 billion and $28.2 billion, respectively. Net capital flows into EM were -$18.6 billion in May.

CEEMEA Views: EU Structural Funds Boost Growth in CEE

EU structural funds have boosted growth in Eastern Europe, allowing for strong income convergence with the rest of the EU. Cuts in the 2021-27 EU budget will lead to smaller contributions, but a sudden slowdown is unlikely, and convergence will continue.

IIF Insurance Update - June 2019

The June edition of the Insurance Update provides targeted updates on IIF insurance activities and events, and highlights relevant IIF publications or related regulatory developments in other fields. 




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