February 18, 2014

In an Op-Ed in the Australian Financial Review, IIF President and CEO Tim Adams argues that the G20 should regard recent turbulence in emerging markets as an opportunity to regain momentum in addressing some of the issues that Australia has put on the table for the meeting: promoting stronger economic growth, creating jobs, and making the global economy more resilient to future shocks.

February 13, 2014

The Institute of International Finance, the global association of the financial industry, today sent a letter to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors ahead of their meeting in Sydney. The letter expressed support for this year’s agenda, including Australia’s themes of promoting stronger economic growth, creating jobs, and making the global economy more resilient to future shocks.

January 31, 2014

The Institute of International Finance today announced that Dr. Bejoy Das Gupta has been promoted to Chief Economist for Asia. In that role, Das Gupta will be responsible for managing the IIF’s economic analysis for the region.

January 28, 2014

In response to Eswar Prasad’s new book “The Dollar Trap,” Charles Collyns, IIF Managing Director and Chief Economist and a former US Treasury official, argues that the dollar-led monetary system boosts global stability, while China’s fixed exchange-rate regime poses risks, as debate rages over the role of the dollar in the emerging world.

January 24, 2014

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) today published a new report on Lebanon. It concluded that growth slowed in 2013, and that the extent of economic rebound in 2014 and beyond hinges on an improvement in the security situation and a de-escalation of the civil war in Syria.

January 22, 2014

In an interview with CNBC Europe from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, IIF President and CEO Tim Adams addressed how the financial sector has changed since the 2008 financial crisis and the EU’s Asset Quality Review.

December 5, 2013

The IIF’s Market Monitoring Group released the following statement today after their quarterly meeting in New York, stating that some regulatory reforms aimed at stability may reduce financial market efficiency, and rising corporate debt levels pose risks for pockets of weaker firms and fragile economies.

December 5, 2013

In an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance,” IIF President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Adams discusses regulatory changes expected in 2014.

November 19, 2013

Europe’s main economic engine — small and medium-size businesses — desperately needs attention if the Continent’s nascent recovery is to gain momentum. To provide a boost, policy makers and the private sector must resolve the systemic problems that impede the flow of information, limit access to capital, and contribute to burdensome regulations that stifle growth and employment.

November 11, 2013

The IIF today released its overview and forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa’s main economies to coincide with the Institute’s Africa Financial Summit. Growth for the seven countries the IIF monitors (South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Zambia and Côte d’Ivoire) remains solid and is forecasted to be broadly unchanged at 4.8 percent for 2013.

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