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Lending by banks is failing to support economic recovery, despite unprecedented low interest rates and policies to compress the term premium. This study explores the business activities of banks, with a special focus on their lending behaviour and its responsiveness to unconventional monetary policy.
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This paper argues that returning interest rates to normal levels and reducing distorted incentives for buybacks and low investment would be the best way to improve long-term investment.
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OECD work on financial markets promotes efficient, open, stable and sound market-oriented financial systems, based on high levels of transparency, confidence, and integrity.


Monitoring sovereign borrowing

Trends and developments associated with sovereign borrowing requirements and debt levels from the perspective of debt managers.

 

Sovereign debt and financial stability

‌In-depth analysis addresses the financial market dimension of sovereign debt challenges to assist policymakers in designing, adopting, and implementing appropriate policies.

 

Financial sector guarantees

‌Guarantees have become an instrument of first choice for addressing multiple financial policy objectives. These reports analyse guarantees in light of ongoing market developments, incoming data and related analysis and discussions.

         

DAF financial market trends icon - 50x50 pixelsFinancial Market Trends focuses on trends and prospects in the international and major domestic financial markets and structural issues and developments in financial markets and the financial sector.

   

 

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