The OECD has established a set of key principles to guide financial policy makers as they look to fundamental reform that will achieve strong, resilient financial systems that play their part in driving economic growth.
Solange Berstein talks about what other countries can learn from Chile's pensions reforms of the past 12 months.
Organised in Paris back-to-back with the 19th Annual OECD Global Forum on Public Debt Management, discussions focused on an exchange of information on ongoing activities regarding African Public Debt Management and Bond Markets.
Taking place in Paris, discussions at the Forum focused on the impact of the global financial crisis on funding needs and borrowing strategies in different regions, new policy challenges for Asian debt managers and urgent policy changes in the new borrowing landscape.
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This article argues that the expansion of existing and the introduction of new guarantees for financial institutions has been a key element of the policy response to the recent financial crisis. Essentially, the government expanded its role as the provider of the safety net for banks by adopting the function of a guarantor of last resort. Among the various policy response measures, the expansion of guarantees has the benefit of
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The paper discusses vulnerabilities in selected segments of the insurance sector and identifies specific issues related to the role of the insurance sector in the current financial crisis. The paper is part of a special report on the financial crisis and private pensions and insurance policies which will form part of the “OECD Strategic Response to the Crisis” and it provides a framework for the analysis in that report.
Les fonds de pension ont entamé un redressement partiel pendant la première moitié de 2009, générant des retours sur investissement de 3.5 % en termes nominaux. Toutefois, au 30 juin 2009, le total des actifs des fonds de pension reste en retrait de 14% par rapport au niveau de décembre 2007, selon la dernière édition du Point sur le Marché des Pensions de l'OCDE.
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The 6th issue of Pension Markets in Focus highlights the partial recovery in pension fund investment returns and funding ratios in the first half of 2009 compared to 2008.
Cette base de données fournie un accès gratuit aux statistiques fréquemment démandés sur les pensions.
The OECD and the World Bank - at the occasion of the OECD/IOPS Global Forum on Private Pensions, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - today announced the preliminary results of their project evaluating the financial performance of pension funds around the world.