Wednesday, January 27, 2016

OMFIF Looks Ahead for 2016

The OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum)  has published their January 2016 review which includes a look ahead for the year. They list a number of key issues for this year and offer some predictions as well. Below are a few selected issues from the review. Click here to read the full review.


What is the greatest source of macroeconomic instability in 2016?

"The scope for China's structural slowdown to create macroeconomic instability is large"  . . . . . . . . .

What is the Greatest danger facing financial markets?

"During the prolonged period of zero interest rates I had frequent premonitions that another portfolio crisis is the real danger"   . . . . 

Which risks are least recognized by the financial markets?

"Higher than expectected inflation in Japan is an under-recognized risk."  . . . . .

There are over 20 such questions and answers on the list. Read the full article here.


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