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This report sets out key findings, conclusions and policy considerations relating to financial consumer protection approaches in response to the issues associated with ageing populations.
This report examines the factors that contribute to youth financial inclusion and the role of digital financial services in meeting young people’s financial needs, and explores opportunities and challenges relating to advancing youth digital financial inclusion.
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Este estudio recopila y analiza los retos más significativos encontrados en la implementación de estrategias nacionales de inclusión y educación financiera en un grupo de países de América Latina y el Caribe, al mismo tiempo que introduce experiencias de aprendizaje y casos de éxito en este proceso.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic consequences are exacerbating factors that contribute to the increased vulnerability of elderly people, together with low financial and digital literacy, and possibly declining cognitive abilities. This document suggests policy response measures to protect seniors from the effects of the crisis.
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This report provides an overview of the measures that governments, insurance regulators and supervisors and insurance associations and individual companies have taken to respond to COVID-19 across three main areas.
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29 June 2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that gross premiums rose in most countries, especially in the non-life sector, continuing the global growth observed in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic may however curb the positive premium and investment income growth.
24 June 2020 - This webinar covered China’s proposed Central Bank Digital Currency (DC/EP), its new Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), some of the interesting commercial applications being developed, from insurance to supply chains, as well as the role the government is playing in fostering blockchain innovation, as well as the policy and regulatory environment.
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10/06/2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that pension funds held USD 32.3 trillion in the OECD area and USD 0.7 trillion in 29 other jurisdictions. The US exhibited the largest amount of assets in pension funds at end-2019 (USD 18.8 trillion), followed by the UK (USD 3.6 trillion), Australia (USD 1.8 trillion), Netherlands (USD 1.7 trillion), Canada (USD 1.5 trillion),Japan (USD 1.4 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1.0 trillion).
7 May 2020: PISA 2018 Results (Volume IV): Are Students Smart About Money? provides an overall picture of 15-year-olds’ ability to apply their accumulated knowledge and skills to real-life situations involving financial issues and decisions.