The OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiative that bridges the gap between international rules and standards for business and their implementation.
Financial Market Trends focuses on financial markets and structural issues in the financial sector. This includes financial market regulation, bond markets and public debt management, insurance and private pensions, as well as financial statistics.
Low oil prices and monetary easing boost growth in the world’s major economies, but projected near-term growth remains modest and abnormally low inflation and interest rates point to risks of financial instability.
The Capital Movements Code provides a balanced framework for capital account openness. It is the only multilateral legal instrument with comprehensive coverage of capital movements. This includes inflows and outflows, long-term and short-term operations.
The OECD International Platform on Terrorism Risk Insurance shares information and identifies good practices on terrorism risk financing to contribute to more rapid economic recovery in the event of attacks. This page provides information about national terrorism insurance programmes in several countries and monitors their evolution.
Long-term capital is in short supply and has become increasingly so since the 2008 financial crisis. This has profound implications for growth and financial stability. The OECD is exploring these issues in depth.
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The global economy continues to run at low speed and many countries, particularly in Europe, seem unable to overcome the legacies of the crisis. With high unemployment, high inequality and low trust still weighing heavily, it is imperative to swiftly implement reforms that boost demand and employment and raise potential growth.
The survey monitors and compares the investment behaviour, asset levels, and performances of the largest institutional investors in each region or country covered and analyses in greater depth the general trends observed at a national level.
This report analyses insurance market statistics collected by the OECD to monitor the insurance industry’s overall performance and health. It covers all OECD countries plus selected Asian, African and Latin American countries.
This roadmap identifies elements of good design and public policy to assist countries to strengthen retirement income adequacy in an environment where pension benefits result from assets accumulated during working life.