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Financial Stability

12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Seminar on sustainability and opportunities for global public investors

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12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investor launch 2019: Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Launch of the 6th annual Global Public Investor: Sustainability panel discussion

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03 May 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Emerging digital technologies for financial inclusion: Role of central banks

Workshop at the Asian Development Bank annual meeting

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18 April 2019 / US

Fed running out of monetary ammunition

It is clear that President Donald Trump's administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight the next downturn. The president's quest for an ultra-easy monetary policy at this late stage in the economic cycle might cause the US economy to overheat and thereby rekindle inflation. Moreover, it would leave the Federal Reserve with scant ammunition to fight the next recession. With the Fed funds rate already as low as 2.25%-2.5%, further cuts would leave the central bank with limited room to slash rates.

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15 April 2019 / Europe

Brexit special episode

Brexit: the political and economic implications for the UK and EU

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11 April 2019 / Global

'Submerging markets' pose global threat

Renewed currency weakness in Argentina and Turkey underlines the risks that emerging markets, or rather 'submerging markets', could pose to the global economic recovery. Fortunately, given their relatively small size, the Argentine and Turkish economies cannot by themselves constitute a significant threat. The same, however, might not be said of Brazil and Mexico. Both these countries appear vulnerable to crisis in the light of the seemingly shaky economic stewardship of their respective new presidents.

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29 March 2019 / Europe

UK and Germany 'looking beyond abyss'

Germany and Britain are trying to look beyond the abyss to focus on areas for beneficial bilateral co-operation after the UK's planned withdrawal from the European Union. But a debate on 29 March at the Allianz Forum in Berlin was heavily overshadowed by the impasse over departure. Michael Schmidt, president of the BCCG, presenting to the audience the British embassy-OMFIF report on 'UK-German futures', said: 'To find positive concepts about the future is a much happier task than carrying out a separation.'

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27 March 2019 / North America

Fed Talk: Philadelphia Fed President

Fed Talk: President of the Philadelphia Fed

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25 March 2019 / Global

Effects of shadow banking

Effects of shadow banking on the traditional financial system

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25 March 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

How do central banks invest

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