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The Group of Thirty designs solutions that enhance financial and economic stability.
The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and policymakers.
The work of the Group of Thirty impacts the current and future structure of the global financial system by delivering actionable recommendations directly to the private and public policymaking communities.
Our Latest Publications
In our new Occassional Paper, Gail Kelly, CEO and Managing Director of Westpac, looks at the important, developing relationship between financial services and technology. She examines the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
The 2012-2013 Annual Report covers the Group's activities during fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which comprises July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. The Sections include a full membership list, as well as a description of the G30's meetings, events, and publications.
In its latest report, the G30 Working Group on Banking Supervision provides recommendations designed to enhance the overall effectiveness of financial institution supervision by identifying specific initiatives and processes to assist supervisors directly in discharge of their responsibilities and to promote alignment of boardroom expectations and responses to such initiatives and processes.
President of the National Bank of Poland and former Polish Minister of Finance, Marek Belka, looks at both Poland’s integration process into the European Union and the post-accession years. Belka concludes that Poland growth, stability, and competitiveness were fostered in large part by its membership in the EU.
The Group of Thirty has published The Digital Revolution in Banking by Gail Kelly, G30 member and Managing Director and CEO of Westpac.
This publication examines the growing and important relationship between financial services and technology. The publication discusses the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
To download a copy of the report, please click here.
Members in the News
January 28, 2015
IIn an opinion piece for Project Syndicate, Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, discusses the impact the recent ECB quantitative easing policy will have in the Eurozone. He cautions it will not “be enough to boost real incomes, reduce unemployment, and lower governments’ debt-to-GDP ratios.”
January 20, 2015
In an interview with CNBC, Axel Weber, chairman of UBS, speaks about the volatility of the market in 2015 and the state of the Swiss economy. Despite the expectation of the ECB announcing a form of quantitative easing, he warned that “something will give in the end.” In regards to the Swiss economy, he said that the country will experience an impact on growth with UBS downgrading their growth prospects for the next two years.