Articles

Investing in Infrastructure, Growth and Job Creation

24 February 2014
Mr. Bertrand Badre, Managing Director and World Bank Group CFO

The Institute of Global Finance recently invited Bertrand Badré, the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank to discuss investment in infrastructure projects by major banks, superannuation funds and the private sector following the Sydney G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting.

The IGF in collaboration with the ADB launches a book

17 January 2014
Asian Capital Market Development and Integration: Challenges and Opportunities

In Seoul, South Korea, the Director of the IGF Professor Fariborz Moshirian was one of the keynote speakers for the launch of a book that has been written by the Asian Development Bank and its partners on Global financial Stability and Regional Economic Integration. The IGF contributed to this book by writing on the Evolving Global Regulatory Framework and Its Impact on Asia. The focus of this work has been Capital Market Linkages, Contagion, and Institutional Representation.

Business Forum on Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability

17 December 2013
Panel Discussion

The IGF organised the Business Forum on Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability on 17 December 2013 at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. This Business Forum is part of the 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.

Liquidity Shocks and Liquidity Risk II

17 December 2013
Treasurer of Westpac, Mr Curt Zuber

The Institute of Global Finance organised a major business forum on the Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability in Sydney. As part of a business forum, Mr Curt Zuber presented his latest view of issues related to liquidity risk and liquidity shocks.

Liquidity shocks and liquidity risk I

17 December 2013
Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), Reserve Bank of Australia, Dr Guy Debelle

The Institute of Global Finance organised a major business forum on the Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability in Sydney. As part of the forum, Dr. Guy Debelle stated his opinion regarding the liquidity regulation in the banking system and superannuation (pension) system.

Latest development on goverance

17 December 2013
by Professor Deborah Lucas, MIT

The Institute of Global Finance organised a major business forum on the Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability in Sydney. As part of the forum, Professor Deborah Lucas gave a speech which highlighted the relevance of government debt and its contributions to systemic risk.

Latest Development on Systemic Risk

17 December 2013
Presented by Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Engle

The Institute of Global Finance organised a major business forum on the Global Systemic Risk, Liquidity and Global Financial Stability in Sydney. As part of this forum, Professor Robert Engle provided the latest research developments on systemic risk and highlighted how the Volatility Institute and the Institute of Global Finance collaborate with respect to the measurement of bank systemic risk.

The 26th Australasian Finance and Banking conference

16 December 2013
on December 17-19, 2013 at Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney

The 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC) was held on 17-19 December 2013 at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. This conference was organized by the Institute of Global Finance and School of Banking and Finance at the Australian School of Business at UNSW, and sponsored by the Australian Stock Exchange, the Reserve Bank of Australia, BlackRock, PwC and Finsia. The AFBC has become the most prestigious finance conference in the Asia-Pacific region. It is a grant gathering of unprecedented size with over 300 attendants from 30 countries.

Asian Development Bank in collaboration with IGF Launched a Report

26 November 2013
on Economic and Financial Impact of Climate Change in the Pacific

In collaboration with the Institute of Global Finance (IGF), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a new Report on the financial and economic impact of climate change in the Pacific. This Report also canvasses implications for the business community, and for their overall business strategies.

The Role of Financial Innovation for Economic Growth

08 November 2013
Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Merton

The Institute of Global Finance recently held a business forum for Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Merton from MIT in Sydney.

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