The worst is yet to come, warns the IMF in its sobering World Economic Outlook report. Investors will increasingly prioritise safe assets with implications for emerging markets while chaos in the UK gilts markets underscores the risks of a policy mistake.
The global macro-economic future remains precarious amongst huge uncertainties according to the head of the capital markets department at the IMF, Tobias Adrian, who warns of fragilities including the disconnection between the real economy and financial markets, and growing debt, as potential interruption to future growth.
From productivity growth, the mystification of inflation, levels of debt, and problems of capitalism Christine Lagarde, president of the IMF, shared with delegates at the Milken Global Conference her concerns about the global economy.
The Santiago Principles have made a great impact on transparency and accountability for sovereign wealth funds but need a refresh to offer guidance amid increasing tension between global and local mandates and a tougher regulatory environment, a panel declared.
Investors and academics agree that political developments in Greece are important because they may shape how financial markets will respond to future political situations in the Eurozone. But according to Olivier Rousseau, the executive director of the FFR, the French pension reserve fund, there is more hype outside of the Eurozone on the implications of […]
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