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Brief

Finance: Reducing the Risk Profile of Financial Investments

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Lack of long-term local funding has always been a major constraint on growth in developing countries. Local banks normally have access to short-term funding through local deposits, but long-term funds tend to be scarce and international banks are less inclined to take on longer-term risks due to the inherent instabilities in some emerging economies and the need to prudently manage their country limits.