Global Financial Stability Report: Volatility, Protectionism Raising Risks by IMF Podcasts published on 2018-04-18T12:27:14Z The Global Financial Stability Report, or GFSR, is published twice a year and looks at the risks facing the global financial system. The objective is to prevent future crises by highlighting policies that might help mitigate some of those risks. In this podcast, the IMF’s Fabio Natalucci suggests investors stay attuned to risks associated with rising interest rates and protectionism. Natalucci heads the team of economists who write the overview chapter of the GFSR. The report also looks at crypto-assets for the first time. Fabio Natalucci, is a Deputy Director in the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department.