Latest Documents


  • 2-September-2011

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    Lessons from the last financial crisis and the future role of institutional investors

    One of the lessons learned from the last financial crisis is the underpricing of risk and lack of transparency drove the dynamics of the financial crisis. Challenging tasks ahead include improving governance and reducing excessive risk-taking and transparent remuneration plans.

  • 2-September-2011

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    The contribution of the asset management industry to long-term growth

    This article explores the resiliency and development of the asset management industry, why it has recovered well from the crisis, how it fosters economic growth and the vehicles for long-term retail investment that need to be developed.

  • 2-September-2011

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    Promoting longer-term investment by institutional investors: selected issues and policies

    This article discusses the new “investment culture” and the benefits of long-term investing for growth, sustainable development and financial stability, and regulatory and other barriers that impede such investment.

  • 2-September-2011

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    Financial stability, fiscal consolidation and long-term investment after the crisis

    This article discusses the demand for long-term investment in mature and emerging countries for financing infrastructure, innovation, education, growth and environmental programmes.

  • 2-September-2011

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    Fostering long-term investment and economic growth: a long-term investor’s view

    Active long-term investors are essential for economic growth and well-functioning financial markets. Innovative financial instruments and fiscal incentives will be necessary and develop a new “investment culture”.

  • 1-September-2011

    English

    The Role of Pension Funds in Financing Green Growth Initiatives, OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.10

    Transitioning to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy will require significant investment by private sources of capital. Pension funds and other institutional investors can play an important role to play in financing green growth initiatives. This paper examines some of the initiatives that are currently under way around the world to assist and encourage pension funds to help finance green growth.

  • 31-August-2011

    English

    Public consultation: Draft high-level principles on financial consumer protection

    The OECD conducted an online public consultation on draft high-level principles on consumer protection in the field of financial services which came to an end on 31 August 2011.

  • 12-August-2011

    English

    Risk awareness, capital markets and catastrophic risks - Policy issues in insurance

    This publication includes reports on initiatives to promote natural hazard awareness and disaster risk reduction education, the role of financial markets in financial mitigation of large-scale risks, mechanisms used to quantify catastrophe losses, and hazard risk mapping efforts in Southeast Asian countries.

  • 12-August-2011

    English

    Bank competition and financial stability

    This report examines the interplay between banking competition and financial stability, taking into account the consequences of the recent global crisis and the policy responses it provoked.

  • 25-July-2011

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    Pension Markets in Focus - No 8, July 2011

    Pension fund asset levels in most countries continued to show strong growth throughout 2010, climbing back to pre-crisis levels. Both economic and financial indicators showed signs of further recovery. However, the outlook for future economic growth in developed economies remains uncertain and sluggish.

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