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Subscribe to the OMFIF podcast for the latest news and insight on financial markets, monetary policy and global investment themes. Published weekly, the podcast features input from a range of academic experts, central bankers and investment professionals. Visit our website at www.omfif.org.

    Covid-19: From recession to recovery

    Covid-19: From recession to recovery

    As the pandemic causes turmoil in the world economy and financial markets, governments face difficult choices. However, financial industry leaders are optimistic about the post-Covid global outlook. Robert Lovelace, vice-chairman of Capital Group, joins OMFIF’s Angelia Lee to discuss his forecast for global markets and investment opportunities.
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    Technology, sustainability and governance in smart cities

    Technology, sustainability and governance in smart cities

    Climate change is causing pollution, pollution pressures and resource scarcities. There is an urgent need for innovative policies and technologies that can make cities safer and more efficient, connected and sustainable. Paul Kent, global infrastructure head of smart cities at KPMG, and Paul Lam, digital strategy lead at the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, join OMFIF's Brandon Chye to explore the development, financing and management of smart cities.
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    • 39 min
    Future of commodity trading in the US

    Future of commodity trading in the US

    Heath Tarbert, chairman and chief executive of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, joins Mark Sobel, US Chairman of OMFIF, to discuss the CFTC's work in managing the Covid-19 crisis, its current and future priorities, cross-border co-operation and the role of financial regulation. The CFTC is the predominant US derivatives regulator, overseeing activities involving interest rate swaps, energy and commodity futures. As interest rate swaps represent a global market, the CFTC's role is closely linked to European financial markets alongside US financial regulation.
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    • 40 min
    Brexit: what next?

    Brexit: what next?

    Peter Foster, public policy editor at the Financial Times, and David Marsh, OMFIF Chairman,  discuss the consequences of the internal market bill for the Brexit negotiations. They assess the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit and what shape the EU-UK relationship could take after 31 December.
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    The US and the international economic crisis

    The US and the international economic crisis

    Brent McIntosh, US Treasury under secretary for international affairs, joins Mark Sobel to discuss the Treasury's efforts to manage the international economic and financial dimensions of the crisis and the forthcoming International Monetary Fund-World Bank annual meetings. They also cover key financial challenges facing the international community, such as debt and currency issues.
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    • 38 min
    Climate risk management in real estate and infrastructure

    Climate risk management in real estate and infrastructure

    Real assets and infrastructure are immovable and largely illiquid. They are inherently exposed to many of the long-term risk factors associated with climate change. Kelly Christoudolou, ESG and stewardship manager at Australian Super, as well as Jan Von Mallinckrodt, head of sustainability at Union Investment, join OMFIF’s Brandon Chye to discuss how climate change distinctively affects real assets, and how investors and asset owners can effectively manage these challenges.
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