OMFIF - the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum - is an independent think tank for central banking, economic policy and public investment. A neutral platform for best practice in worldwide public-private sector exchanges.

News and commentary

America first collides with Decline and fall

America first collides with Decline and fall

How all-commanding republic turned into frightened empire
It’s mostly fiscal Christian Kopf, 22 October 2020
How foreign investment could help Biden John Kornblum, 21 October 2020
Prepare for digital currency wars Philip Middleton, 21 October 2020
Investors find safety in Chinese bonds Eugene Leow, Duncan Tan, Chang Wei Liang and Nathan Chow, 20 October 2020
Johnson’s Brexit pirouette Denis MacShane, 19 October 2020

African markets face extreme test of resilience

Covid-19 has made the underlying structure and resilience of African financial markets a more important matter for domestic and international investors, as the continent grapples with returning to sustainable growth, the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index shows.

Meetings

International role of the Euro

Virtual roundtable Mon 26 Oct 2020, 15:00 - 16:00. London.

Covid-19 recovery and asset allocation strategies

Virtual roundtable Tue 27 Oct 2020, 12:00 - 13:00. London.

Analysis

Latest Bulletin
Autumn 2020: State of the union

Autumn 2020: State of the union

Autumn 2020 Vol.11 Ed.4 Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House upended US ...
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Latest report
Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2020

Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the underlying structure and resilience of African financial ...
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Meetings

International role of the Euro

Sylvie Goulard, Deputy Governor, Banque de France, Mark Sobel, US Chairman, OMFIF; formerly US TreasuryVirtual roundtable Mon 26 Oct 2020, 15:00 - 16:00. London.

Covid-19 recovery and asset allocation strategies

Martin Flodén, Deputy Governor, Riksbank,Virtual roundtable Tue 27 Oct 2020, 12:00 - 13:00. London.

Driving innovation and investment in Europe

Kerstin Jorna, Director-General, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European CommissionVirtual roundtable Tue 27 Oct 2020, 16:00 - 17:00. London.

The outlook for public sector asset management in Europe and the UK

Aviva Investors and Union InvestmentVirtual roundtable Wed 28 Oct 2020, 09:30 - 11:35. London.

Recent meetings

Topics

Macroeconomic influences
Global flows
Digital economy
Policy and regulation
Real assets
Gold
Sustainable investment
Asset allocation

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