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27-March-2014

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Institutional investors and ownership engagement

This article provides a framework for analysing the character and degree of ownership engagement by institutional investors. There are large differences in ownership engagement between different categories of institutional investors. There are also differences in ownership engagement within the same category of institutional investors such as hedge funds, investment funds, etc.

26-March-2014

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Five decades at the heart of financial modernisation: The OECD and its Committee on Financial Markets

This report shows how OECD’s work on financial markets, with the Committee on Financial Markets (CMF) at its core, has evolved over the past five decades. More than just a chronology, it attempts to explain and analyse the factors and dynamics that transformed financial markets and the work conducted in that area – thereby putting into perspective the challenges that lie ahead.

24-March-2014

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Improving the monitoring of the value of implicit guarantees for bank debt

The value of implicit guarantees has declined from its peak at the height of the financial crisis, which is consistent with progress made regarding the bank regulatory reform agenda, as one would expect that many of the reform measures imply a more limited value of implicit guarantees for bank debt. Implicit guarantees persist however and their value continues to be significant.

24-March-2014

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SMEs and the credit crunch: Current financing difficulties, policy measures and a review of literature

This article presents a brief overview of current financing difficulties for SMEs and policy measures to support SME lending during the crisis, and presents a literature review related to difficulties in SME’s access to finance during the crisis, against a background of a sharp decline in bank profitability and an erosion of bank capital that negatively affected lending.

13-March-2014

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14th Tokyo Roundtable on Capital Market Reform in Asia

Discussions at the 14th roundtable focussed on quantitative easing (QE) tapering to Asia, financial regulatory reforms, financial liberalisation and fragmenting growth, long-term investment for infrastructure, financial inclusion and disaster risk financing in insurance and financial markets.

26-February-2014

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High-level Global Symposium on Financial Education: Promoting Long-term Savings and Investments

This event, co-organised by the OECD and the Korean authorities, explored policies and good practices for supporting long-term savings and investments through financial education and financial consumer protection.

19-February-2014

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OECD Global Forum on Public Debt Management

Discussions at this event focused on enhancing transparency in public debt management, the impact of tapering and exit on public debt management, and the role of DMOs in centralised or integrated risk management.

10-February-2014

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Exchange rates, interest rates and other monthly monetary and financial statistics

Monthly monetary and financial statistics contains financial statistics on five separate subjects: monetary aggregates, interest rates, exchange rates, reserve assets, and share prices.

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5-December-2013

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Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum 2013: How to unlock investment in support of green growth?

The 2013 Forum was held on 5-6 December and discussed how governments can improve their investment policy framework to reduce the risk and attract long-term private finance in support of green growth.

25-November-2013

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Bank Business Models and the Basel System: Complexity and Interconnectedness

The main hallmarks of the global financial crisis were too-big-to-fail institutions taking on too much risk with other people’s money: excess leverage and default pressure resulting from contagion and counterparty risk. This paper looks at whether the Basel III reforms address these issues effectively and proposes improvements to the current reform proposals.

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