Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015

Published on June 24, 2015

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This new Outlook on finance and investment presents unique data, analysis and instruments, looking at what might affect and change, both favourably and unfavourably, tomorrow's world of business, finance and investment.  Investment (including foreign direct investment), SME financing, pensions, insurance, corporate governance and competition are among the threads creating the narrative of today's environment and future expectations.

SUMMARIESavailable in 24 languages

English OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in English)
Spanish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Spanish) Perspectivas empresariales y financieras de la OCDE 2015
German OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in German) Unternehmens- und Finanzausblick der OECD 2015
Japanese OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Japanese) OECD企業・金融業アウトルック2015
Italian OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Italian) Prospettive imprenditoriali e finanziarie dell’OCSE, 2015
Chinese OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Chinese) 2015 年经合组织 (OECD) 商业与金融展望
Czech OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Czech) Výhled OECD pro podniky a finance 2015
Danish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Danish) OECD handels- og finansperspektiver for 2015
Dutch OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Dutch) OESO Vooruitzichten voor het bedrijfsleven en financiën 2015
Estonian OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Estonian) OECD ettevõtlus- ja finantsväljavaated aastaks 2015
Finnish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Finnish) OECD:n yritystoiminta- ja rahoituskatsaus 2015
Greek OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Greek) ΟΟΣΑ Προοπτικές επιχειρηματικού και χρηματοπιστωτικού τομέα 2015
Hebrew OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Hebrew) תחזית עסקית ופיננסית של OECD לשנת 2015
Hungarian OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Hungarian) OECD üzleti és pénzügyi kilátások 2015
Icelandic OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Icelandic) Horfur í viðskiptum og fjármálum innan OECD 2015
Korean OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Korean) 2015년 OECD 비즈니스 및 금융 전망
Norwegian OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Norwegian) Utsikter for næringsliv og finans i OECD – 2015
Polish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Polish) Raport OECD „Perspektywy dla przedsiębiorczości i perspektywy finansowe”
Portuguese OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Portuguese) Perspetivas OCDE - Empresas e Finanças 2015
Russian OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Russian) Перспективы бизнеса и финансов 2015
Slovak OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Slovak) Prieskum OECD v oblasti podnikania a financií – rok 2015
Slovene OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Slovenian) Poslovna in finančna napoved OECD 2015
Swedish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Swedish) OECD:s företags- och finansöversikt 2015
Turkish OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2015 (Summary in Turkish) OECD İş Dünyası ve Finans 2015 Görünümü

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Editorial
Executive summary
Overview: Keeping promises in a low interest rate environment
Corporate investment and the stagnation puzzle
Shifting risks and the search for yield in financial markets
Can pension funds and life insurance companies keep their promises?
Bank and capital market financing of small and medium-sized enterprises
Multinational enterprises and the shifting global business landscape
Strengthening market-based financing of corporate investments
Pro-competitive policy reform for investment and growth
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Links and Documents

24/6/2015 - Low interest rates threaten solvency of pension funds and insurers

24/6/2015 - Launch of the Outlook by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría followed by a high-level roundtable.

10/6/2015 - The Long-Term Investment Challenge by Angel Gurría

3/6/2015 - Lifting investment for higher sustainable growth - Uncertainty dissuades investment. This chapter from the Economic Outlook addresses some of the long-standing uncertainties, including how population ageing and climate change will be dealt with.

29/5/2015 - The Greatest Puzzle of Today: A preview of what's in the Outlook by Adrian Blundell-Wignall | pdf format

 

Outlook launch photos

24 June 2015 - OECD Conference Centre - Paris, France

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 Find out more about the launch event

 
HIGHLIGHTS

Booklet of highlights from the OECD Business and Finance Outlook.

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