(includes finance, capital markets, central banks, financial information)
The FSB oversees the South African non-banking financial services industry.
Global association of financial institutions. Created in 1983 in response to the international debt crisis. Members include many of the world’s largest commercial and investment banks, insurance companies and investment management firms. Some information accessible to non-members.
ICMA was formed in July 2005 by the merger of the International Primary Market Association and the International Securities Market Association. IPMA was the trade association for banks as underwriters and managers of international issues of debt for the public sector and of debt and equity for the corporate sector. ISMA was the self-regulatory organisation and trade association for the international securities market.
Links to countries’ Regulators, Central Banks and Law Enforcement & Financial Intelligence Units.
International infrastructure institution, founded with the collective efforts of the central banks and monetary agencies of Bahrain, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sudan and the Islamic Development Bank based in Saudi Arabia. It was formed in accordance with agreement of establishment and commenced its operation in 2002 as a non-profit institution head quartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The IMF promotes international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, orderly exchange arrangements and provides temporary financial assistance to countries. Includes economic publications database.
ISLA is the trade association for securities lenders. ISLA assist in the orderly, efficient and competitive development of the International securities lending market.
International standard-setting organisation that promotes and enhances the stability of the Islamic financial services industry by issuing global prudential standards and guiding principles for the industry. The IFSB also conducts research and coordinates initiatives on industry-related issues, and organises roundtables, seminars and conferences for regulators and industry stakeholders.
P.R.I.M.E. Finance is panel of over 130 legal and financial experts with a collective 4000+ years of relevant experience.
The World Bank Group is a development bank which provides loans, policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty. Site contains access to research on specific regions and countries from around the world.