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  1. September 1, 2014

    Banks say funding rules will make key equities trades more expensive

    Banks are sounding the alarm about a proposed global rule aimed at forcing them to fund themselves more safely, warning that...

  2. August 28, 2014

    EM’s ‘fragile five’ back under pressure

    The two moons that govern the fortunes of emerging market investors are starting to wane in unison. China’s investment...

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  1. FT year in finance 2011

    - There is little consensus on how to fix the banking system - Behind the scenes with...
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  1. beyondbrics

    August 27, 2014

    EM debt portfolio flows grind to a halt

    A report to be released by the Institute of International Finance on Wednesday will make sobering reading for EM investors:...

  2. June 10, 2014

    India bulls charge ahead on reform hopes

    India’s Narendra Modi has made a relatively quiet start since taking office last month. But while those hoping for a rash of...

  3. beyondbrics

    June 6, 2014

    EM liquidity: the danger stalking global markets

    “Emerging markets are where we can measure the deterioration of trading conditions. They are the warning for the rest of the...

  4. June 4, 2014

    Emerging markets: costs slow growth

    “Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do,” the former US National Economic Council...

  5. beyondbrics

    May 29, 2014

    Capital flows: the EM push-me-pull-you

    Some apparently contradictory data from the Institute of International Finance on Thursday: it reckons total net private...

  6. May 11, 2014

    Banks braced for regulatory moves on capital requirements

    Banks are girding themselves for a new tussle over capital requirements in response to regulatory moves to set tougher...

  7. beyondbrics

    April 28, 2014

    The EM rally - is it over already?

    It may be early to call the end of the EM rally of the past couple of months but the latest EM portfolio flows tracker from...

  8. beyondbrics

    April 4, 2014

    EM fund flows: they're back!

    Is this a turning of the tide? After 22 straight weeks of outflows, dedicated EM equity funds recorded inflows of $2.44bn in...

  9. April 4, 2014

    Investors rekindle their love for emerging markets

    It has been a tough few years for emerging market investors. If you had put $100 into the S&P 500 index on April Fools’ Day...

  10. Brussels Blog

    February 25, 2014

    Will Ukraine aid come quickly enough?

    A slide from a January 2014 investor presentation by the Ukrainian finance ministry First of all, just how much financial...

  11. beyondbrics

    February 25, 2014

    Ukraine: a few charts to bear in mind

    While the focus in Ukraine has turned to government formation, Russia’s response, and chase-the-president, it’s worth...

  12. FT Alphaville

    February 25, 2014

    Ukraine's economy still near the edge

    From the introduction to a new IIF paper: The already acute financial pressures appear to have intensified further in recent...

  13. FT Alphaville

    November 20, 2013

    The EM flow turnaround

    What a difference a no-taper made: The charts, from the latest global economic monitor by the Institute of International...

  14. beyondbrics

    November 6, 2013

    Guest post: don't throw Argentina under the bus

    By Carlos Mauleon Few are willing to speak up in favour of Argentina, given a long list of questionable economic decisions...

  15. October 10, 2013

    SMEs in peripheral eurozone face far steeper borrowing rates

    Small and medium-sized businesses in the peripheral eurozone are being “starved” of credit, paying interest rates on bank...

  16. beyondbrics

    September 26, 2013

    Who's afraid of the big bad capital withdrawal?

    Eek It’s the question dogging central bankers across the emerging markets. When will the sell-off of EM assets take off, and...

  17. beyondbrics

    June 26, 2013

    EM capital flows: after the party

    The US Federal Reserve signalled the coming end of QE only a month ago, but forecasters are already producing long-term...

  18. beyondbrics

    May 14, 2013

    Gulf to increase foreign assets 14%

    The Gulf is set for economic growth and accumulation of financial reserves in 2013 says the Institute of International...

  19. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2013

    Cyprus, the snap takes

    We recommend you go straight to Joseph’s take and the Eurogroup statement if you haven’t already been there but, if you...

  20. March 18, 2013

    Cyprus levy plan ‘bleak day for banking union’

    The weekend decision to strip €5.8bn from the savings accounts of Cypriot banking customers has blown a hole in the EU’s...

  21. February 14, 2013

    EU’s FISH economies unsettle US investors

    For the past couple of years, investors in America (along with the rest of the world) have been panicking about PIGS, or...

  22. February 12, 2013

    Give stocks a tax break to end bonds bias

    Cast an eye around the credit markets and it is hard not to conclude that risk is being mispriced. The compression of...

  23. beyondbrics

    January 22, 2013

    Davos 2013: warning to EM investors - remember 1994

    Watch out for the Fed tightening. That’s the message from the Institute of International Finance, the bankers’ club, to...

  24. January 15, 2013

    Too much rides on central banks steering stable course

    The search for yield turned 2012 into a veritable dash for trash in global markets. The lower the credit quality, the better...

  25. December 16, 2012

    Insurers issue ‘too big to fail’ warning

    Insurers are conducting a war of words with regulators trying to prevent a repeat of AIG’s collapse, as the industry makes a...

  26. December 11, 2012

    Changes to swap costs prompt alarm

    Off the peg or custom made? For some derivatives users, the choice could soon narrow sharply. There are growing fears that...

  27. November 25, 2012

    Operational risk muscles into focus

    Of all the perils that banks face, operational risk is the most amorphous and the hardest to protect against. Big capital...

  28. October 24, 2012

    Private lenders criticise Greek debt talks

    Private creditors complained about being kept in the dark by the “troika” of official lenders during the protracted...

  29. October 16, 2012

    Allure of emerging markets fails to dim

    Among all the wild swings in global investment since the 2008 crisis, one element has remained remarkably steady: the flow...

  30. beyondbrics

    October 15, 2012

    Foreign investment flows: you can rely on FDI

    While portfolio investment flows into emerging markets generate headlines, not least on beyondbrics, it’s important to...

  31. September 11, 2012

    Basel III fears overblown, says IMF study

    New rules requiring banks to hold more capital and bigger liquidity buffers will not significantly reduce lending or harm...

  32. June 21, 2012

    UK banks the ‘best prepared’ for Basel III

    UK banks are far better prepared for the new global “Basel III” rules that require them to hold stocks of cash and easy to...

  33. June 19, 2012

    EU policies lead to chaotic resolution

    The eurozone member states, says the G20 communiqué, are dedicated to “breaking the feedback loop between sovereigns and...

  34. June 14, 2012

    IIF urges crisis response from G20

    The world’s largest financial institutions ratcheted up the pressure on eurozone leaders – and other Group of 20 countries...

  35. June 7, 2012

    Papademos warns of Grexit vortex

    Lucas Papademos, the former Greek prime minister, has made an impassioned plea for Greece to stay in the eurozone, saying...

  36. June 7, 2012

    IIF seeks new plan on bank failures

    Regulators need to form a common international framework to manage any future banking failures, but the rules should be...

  37. April 10, 2012

    Spain’s crisis exposes limits of ECB help

    So much for the miracle cure. The magnitude of Spain’s debt crisis has now exposed the limits of the European Central Bank’s...

  38. FT Alphaville

    April 9, 2012

    Principle write-downs in PSI

    Yes, the headline’s a pun. A very bad one. The following aren’t particularly new criticisms of the legacy set by Greece’s...

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