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Economic Views: Argentina’s Funding Post-Restructuring

Argentina faced periodic funding gaps under the IMF program. The external funding outlook improves with debt restructuring, … as long as th...

Lebanon: Facing A Fundamental Test

The explosion in Beirut is calling attention to a pervasive culture of negligence, corruption, and complacency among Lebanon's ruling elite. The blast will deepen the contraction in the economy, but may spur badly needed political and economic reforms. If not, the country will continue to sink. 

FRT Episode 74: FinTech, BigTech & Regulation · with BBVA's Pablo Urbiola

BBVA’s Head of Digital Regulation and Trends (and former IIF secondee) Pablo Urbiola returns to FRT, discussing how the competitive landscape in financial services has evolved with digitalization, and where policymakers need to keep pace with ongoing developments.

GMV: Is the Dollar Entering a Secular Decline?

Markets are debating whether the Dollar is entering a secular decline. We provide an overview of the main drivers of the Dollar in recent years. T...

GRU Podcast: The Financial Stability Board on Cyber Risk and Effective Industry Practices

Grace Sone, Head of Cooperation and Organization at the Financial Stability Board Secretariat in Basel, spoke with Martin Boer of the Institute of International Finance to discuss Cyber Risk and how the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting cyber resilience across the financial services industry.

Economic Views: Can Pegs Do Real Adjustment?

Some pegged currencies are overvalued in our models, … including cases like Argentina, Ecuador, and Egypt. We check if any pegs have delivere...

IIF Capital Flows Tracker: Ongoing Recovery

Portfolio flows to EM stood at $15.1 bn in July. Equity and debt inflows were $1.9 bn and 13.2 bn. EM x/ China equity flows post marginal gains. ...

CCA Regional Report: Navigating Through the COVID-19 Storm

The Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region was hit hard by COVID-19, with energy exporters also enduring the oil price collapse. Exchange rate flexibility, support from the IMF, and low risk of sovereign debt distress will help most CCA countries remain stable through 2021 absent further outbreaks. 

Weekly Insight: Update on G20 Debt Service Suspension

To date, over 40 countries have requested forbearance via the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI). The DSSI could freeze over $11.5 billion of debt payments due to official bilateral creditors between May and December 2020.

Frontier LatAm: Costa Rica’s External Financing Needs 

COVID-19 has exacerbated Costa Rica’s external and fiscal imbalances. We project a widening of the current account deficit driven by the services sector. Further IMF funding would be needed to cover a potential external financing gap. External risk remains tied to substantial fiscal vulnerability. 

 

 

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