Institute of International Finance http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32122/all en IIF warns G20 against financial rules disarray http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/iif-warns-g20-against-financial-rules-disarray <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The global banking industry on Monday urged the Group of 20 economic powers to deliver on pledges to harmonize financial regulation, warning their commitment appears to be fraying.</p> <p>The Institute of International Finance said its members were "deeply troubled" by the current trend toward "increasingly fragmented financial regulation."</p> <p>The tendency of nations to act to protect their own financial service sectors and taxpayers against future global risk "is threatening to undo decades of cross-border cooperation," the IIF said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/iif-warns-g20-against-financial-rules-disarray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial institutions G20 Institute of International Finance AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:30:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752881 at http://www.globalpost.com Irish bankers joke over bailout at EU's expense http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130625/irish-bankers-joke-over-bailout-at-eus-expense <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Carmel Crimmins and Steve Slater</p> <p>DUBLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - In the sort of scene that must infuriate Chancellor Angela Merkel, Irish bankers were taped laughing about a bank bailout deal and then mocking the European Union's paymaster by singing the German national anthem.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130625/irish-bankers-joke-over-bailout-at-eus-expense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economics Financial institutions Institute of International Finance Thomson Reuters Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:02:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5867099 at http://www.globalpost.com Investors less willing to bet on emerging markets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130626/investors-less-willing-bet-emerging-markets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Plans by the US Federal Reserve to wind down its monetary stimulus and slower growth prospects in emerging markets will lead to a reduction in the inflow of private capital to these countries, the Institute of International Finance said Wednesday.</p> <p>"Investors have become increasingly concerned about the market impact of the Fed's exit from accommodative monetary conditions, particularly against the backdrop of slower growth in key emerging economies," IIF Executive Managing Director Hung Tran said in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130626/investors-less-willing-bet-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Institute of International Finance Macroeconomics AFP Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:32:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5867697 at http://www.globalpost.com UAE banks safe and sound: central bank http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131127/uae-banks-safe-and-sound-central-bank <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UAE banks safe and sound: central bank</p> <p>DUBAI, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The central bank of the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Wednesday that the banking system in the Gulf state was "safe and secure" after the 2008 global financial crisis, local news agency WAM reported.</p> <p>The central bank governor Sultan Al-Suwaidi said in a media briefing that "all confidence in the UAE banks is justifiably strong, thanks to effective supervision and cautious mechanisms in place to safeguard the system."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131127/uae-banks-safe-and-sound-central-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Financial institutions Institute of International Finance Xinhua News Agency Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:17:38 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6001991 at http://www.globalpost.com Ukraine crisis weighs on capital flows to emerging markets: IIF http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/ukraine-crisis-weighs-capital-flows-emerging-markets-iif <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Institute of International Finance (IIF) on Thursday lowered its forecast for private capital flows to emerging markets in 2014, largely due to weaker inflows in the first half of 2014 as the Ukraine crisis is weighing heavily on flows to Russia.</p> <p>The total private capital flows to emerging markets are expected to reach 1,032 billion U.S. dollars in 2014, 47 billion dollars lower than the institute's forecast in January, the IIF, a global association of the financial industry with nearly 500 members from 70 countries, said in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/ukraine-crisis-weighs-capital-flows-emerging-markets-iif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IIF Institute of International Finance International economics National accounts Xinhua News Agency Fri, 30 May 2014 02:17:42 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6161764 at http://www.globalpost.com Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, May 30 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/xinhua-world-news-summary-at-0030-gmt-may-30 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to reach out to President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and work toward easing the tension in the eastern part of the country, the State Department said on Thursday.</p> <p>In his phone talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday, the top American envoy called on Russia to begin working with Poroshenko to "de-escalate the conflict," department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki told reporters at a daily press briefing. (US-Russia-Ukraine)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140529/xinhua-world-news-summary-at-0030-gmt-may-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institute of International Finance Petro Poroshenko Roshen Xinhua News Agency Fri, 30 May 2014 03:50:13 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6161817 at http://www.globalpost.com