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Analysis

OMFIF Conversations

Tracking global shifts: Protectionism and technology change

Veerathai Santiprabhob, governor of the Bank of Thailand talks with Danae Kyriakopoulou, head of research and chief economist at OMFIF. Santiprabhob discusses changes in monetary policy globally, the strength of the economy of Thailand and development of emerging markets, and the effects of technological advancement on the financial sector.

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Foreign reserves in a volatile world

John Plender, chairman of OMFIF and a columnist at the Financial Times, Gary Smith, strategic relationship manager at Barings and John Nugée, member of the OMFIF board of directors. Topics of discussion include past and current destabilising forces in economic and political spheres and the impact this has on foreign reserves.

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Development of the euro: Lessons for Europe

Jean-Claude Trichet, Inspecteur général des Finances and Ingénieur civil des
Mines and an Honorary Governor of the Banque de France talks with Managing Director of OMFIF, David Marsh. Topics of discussion include the formation of the euro zone and the issues that remain within the system. 

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The Resilience of Emerging Markets

Following on from their panel discussion in Washington at the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Tom Finke, chairman and chief executive of global investment management firm Barings, and Ricardo Adrogué, Barings' head of emerging market debt, speak with OMFIF Managing Director David Marsh about the resilience of emerging markets. Topics of conversation include concerns over the possible tightening of US monetary conditions, how institutions can mitigate risks investing in emerging markets, and where investors can find value.

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