Global Financial Stability Report, October 2019: Lower for Longer

IMF Global Financial Stability Report – Oct 2019 The October 2019 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) identifies the current key vulnerabilities in the global financial system as the rise in corporate debt burdens, increasing holdings of riskier and more illiquid assets by institutional investors, and growing reliance on external borrowing by emerging and frontier market … Read more Global Financial Stability Report, October 2019: Lower for Longer

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019: Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

IMF Global Financial Stability Report – Apr 2019 The April 2019 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative. As a result, financial vulnerabilities have continued to build in the sovereign, corporate, and nonbank financial sectors in several systemically important countries, leading to elevated … Read more Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019: Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2018: A Decade after the Global Financial Crisis: Are We Safer?

IMF Global Financial Stability Report – Oct 2018 The October 2018 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) finds that global near-term risks to financial stability have increased somewhat, reflecting mounting pressures in emerging market economies and escalating trade tensions. These risks, while still moderate, could increase significantly. An intensification of concerns about emerging markets, a broader … Read more Global Financial Stability Report, October 2018: A Decade after the Global Financial Crisis: Are We Safer?

Global Financial Stability Report April 2018: A Bumpy Road Ahead

IMF Global Financial Stability Report – Apr 2018 The April 2018 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) finds that short-term risks to financial stability have increased somewhat since the previous GFSR. Medium-term risks are still elevated as financial vulnerabilities, which have built up during the years of accommodative policies, could mean a bumpy road ahead and … Read more Global Financial Stability Report April 2018: A Bumpy Road Ahead