• #PODCAST: Grace Sone @FinStbBoard discusses the FSB's latest #cybersecurity consultation & #finserv cyber resilience in the #COVID19 era with IIF Director of Reg. Affairs @mm_boer on the latest GRU episode: Link https://t.co/KekJt6MWfh
    IIF Thu 06 Aug 2020 19:24
  • We're hiring! The IIF's communications dept. is looking for a Sr. Program Associate with social media management, media relations, and campaign/agency experience. More details here: Link https://t.co/lD2zNPhpj3
    IIF Thu 06 Aug 2020 17:09
  • Is the Dollar headed for a secular decline? Such fears are overblown for now, says @RobinBrooksIIF in new Global Macro Views: Link https://t.co/tw6Y8PPVLr
    IIF Thu 06 Aug 2020 15:44
  • Secular stagnation in #emergingmarkets: IIF MD & Chief Economist @RobinBrooksIIF explains to @WSJ @JonathanEmont how slowing growth undercuts the "traditional convergence story" of EM: Link
    IIF Wed 05 Aug 2020 19:08

    Even before the pandemic, developing countries struggled to sustain the high growth rates of a decade ago that had promised to catapult them into the economic big leagues. The coronavirus is making their path much rockier, potentially entrenching the divide between the world’s rich and poorer parts.

    In the first decade of the 21st century, economic growth allowed some developing countries to gallop faster than wealthier nations in North America and Europe. It was the era of Brics, the acronym for the fast-growing markets of...

  • Emerging Markets, Sustainable Finance, Digital, Reg: This year’s virtual IIF Annual Membership Meeting brings the world’s most pressing #finance discussions straight to you. Visit the IIF site for registration details: Link https://t.co/smtiX5HpO0
    IIF Wed 05 Aug 2020 12:33
  • Beyond supporting firms and clients through the pandemic, #cloud is helping financial institutions "face the future in a more confident way," noted @googlecloud's @UlkuRowe in recent IIF/@Deloitte #digitalfinance webinar. Watch the convo in full here: Link https://t.co/ObFlLvFglr
    IIF Tue 04 Aug 2020 19:02
  • WEBINAR: Hear @chrishagler & Lauren Rogge (@leftieloz) @EY_Sustainable provide a snapshot of the progress organizations are making in their #climate disclosures on the next IIF #ESG webinar on Aug. 11 at 10am EDT. Register here: Link https://t.co/WHkZnJ8UKD
    IIF Tue 04 Aug 2020 16:42
  • Can currency pegs do real adjustment? New analysis of 34 EM/FM peg episodes finds pegs depreciated durably only when the dollar—or the major currency an EM was pegged to—fell. Access the full report: Link https://t.co/EKvZrXjC6Z
    IIF Tue 04 Aug 2020 14:42
  • What’s the G20’s plan to facilitate faster, cheaper, more transparent & more inclusive cross-border #payments? The #CPMI team and other payments industry leaders to discuss in a virtual event tomorrow: Link https://t.co/IYn1zsxzKB
    IIF Tue 04 Aug 2020 12:22
  • August IIF Capital Flows Tracker: EM securities attracted $15.1B in July, down from $29.2B in June, but still the second month of positive flows for both EM equity and debt. Full analysis: Link https://t.co/0d6qCpLbBD
    IIF Mon 03 Aug 2020 16:50
  • ? SAVE THE DATE: IIF 2020 Annual Membership Meeting, October 12- 16 Register now to access a full week of #IIFLive sessions with global #finance industry leaders and policymakers: Link https://t.co/XgbkBDBWZv
    IIF Mon 03 Aug 2020 14:35
  • The IIF is excited to support this year's Tech Challenge on digitizing #trade finance, with IIF Managing Director of Digital Finance @BradJCarr serving as a judge. More info via @BIS_org #BISInnovationHub @hkmagovhk ?? Link Link
    IIF Mon 03 Aug 2020 13:10
    This TechChallenge is a joint initiative of the BIS Innovation Hub (BISIH) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), designed to showcase the potential for new innovative technologies to resolve problems in trade finance (TradeTech). It is supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Institute of Finance (IIF), the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), and the Wolfsberg Group.###

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  • Weekly Insight – Update on G20 Debt Service Suspension The World Bank estimates potential payment relief by official bilateral creditors to #DSSI-eligible countries at $11.5 billion by the end of the year, 35% of total debt service for that period. ? Link https://t.co/k8f8DYqpyt
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • Frontier #LatAm Views – Costa Rica’s External Financing Needs “#CostaRica’s current account is set to deteriorate in 2020, mainly due to collapsing tourism receipts,” writes @IIFPaola @mcastellano44 @JRosenthalIIF. ? Link https://t.co/YXkOgd4cPg
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • Global Macro Views – COVID-19 and the Missing Inflation Puzzle What’s keeping the core #inflation rate across the Euro zone low remains a puzzle while the recent drop in U.S. core inflation rate is explained by a sharp rise in the unemployment rate. ? Link https://t.co/xdLKnHmvPf
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • Macro Notes – EM Asia: COVID-Induced External Adjustment Cross-border flows are shifting considerably in EM #Asia as the global recession weighs on trade, tourism, and remittances, causing a shock for external balances. ? Link https://t.co/KvAec2clxN
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • Economic Views – #SouthAfrica’s External Vulnerability Though large current account deficits aren’t expected to reemerge, fiscal vulnerabilities could trigger a series of low external debt rollovers and a nonresident sell-off in the secondary market. ? Link https://t.co/YZpOGmuACI
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • China Spotlight – Growing Economic Ties with ASEAN #China and #ASEAN economies have developed deeper ties through extensive trade and FDI over the last two decades, write @genemaIIF & @yuanliuh. ? Link https://t.co/C95g7rSvrB
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • THREAD | ? Research Round-up ? A look at the week’s research from the IIF, including: ?? #ASEAN: Deteriorating external balances & closer economic ties with #China ?? The "missing inflation puzzle” ?? Update on G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative
    IIF Sat 01 Aug 2020 14:28
  • Join the IIF on Aug. 5 for a discussion of the recent #CPMI report on Enhancing Cross-Border #Payments w/ Tara Rice @BIS_org, @rjmcwaters @Mastercard, Lisa Robins @StanChart & John Ryan @AsiaEmerging. Event registration: Link https://t.co/BRqbywzcsj
    IIF Fri 31 Jul 2020 13:52
  • Falling core #inflation in the U.S. is explained by sharply higher unemployment, but persistently low inflation in the Euro zone looks like a "missing inflation puzzle," notes Chief Economist @RobinBrooksIIF in new Global Macro Views: Link https://t.co/H1Z1YPeLDw
    IIF Thu 30 Jul 2020 17:56
  • PODCAST: Rod Boothby @bancosantander and @4thibeau of the OpenID Foundation join the latest FRT to discuss the Open Digital Trust initiative and why #digitalidentity is more critical now than ever: Link https://t.co/WLTc7QJ14k
    IIF Thu 30 Jul 2020 13:21
  • Couldn't tune into one of the IIF's recent virtual events on #ESG, #digitalfinance, financial stability, or central banks live? Recordings of many previous events are available for members on our website: Link https://t.co/JLlyS2634R
    IIF Thu 30 Jul 2020 10:56
  • The global slowdown in economic activity has had a meaningful impact on cross-border flows in EM Asia. On trade, both exports and domestic demand for imports have contracted across the region: Link https://t.co/LFAhylbl0p
    IIF Wed 29 Jul 2020 21:10
  • #SouthAfrica's fiscal risk is a well-known vulnerability, but failure to address these fiscal issues could also lead to external risk if it triggers a period of low external debt rollover and another non-res sell-off in the secondary market. Full report: Link https://t.co/PUUOrCfY3T
    IIF Tue 28 Jul 2020 18:34
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