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CGFS pushes central banks to prepare market-making crisis measures

Financial Stability | 24 Nov 2014

BIS committee warns of ‘bifurcated’ liquidity and suggests central banks prepare crisis measures to support market-making, including the potential for direct intervention in critical markets

Topics: Bank for International Settlements, Liquidity, Financial crisis

Dr Kingsley Moghalu


Dealing with an age of turbulence in emerging markets

Nigerian deputy governor details the options available to emerging markets when reacting to changes in developed-world monetary policies and associated fund movements

Central Banking Journal | 20 Nov 2014



The ECB's approach to central banking without data borders

Data sharing and access to confidential information – on a need-to-know basis – remain a legal, cultural, technical and organisational challenge at the ECB and elsewhere, writes Aurel Schubert

Central Banking Journal | 19 Nov 2014


Collateral Risk Management

Assessing credit risk post-crisis at a central bank

Eric Wolfe explains how the Bank of Canada has developed its own credit assessment processes to avoid mechanistic reliance on credit rating agencies.

Central Banking Journal | 19 Nov 2014


Czech currency intervention and forex reserves

Michal Skorepa and Mojmír Hampl explain how the Czech National Bank’s activities have directly and indirectly affected the value of the koruna, including the impact of direct interventions in 2013

Central Banking Journal | 19 Nov 2014


Central Banks

The global financial architecture is broken

Central banks have taken over from Bretton Woods institutions in a multipolar world where actors are increasingly fearful of dealing in G-4 currencies, writes Andrew Sheng

Central Banking Journal | 20 Oct 2014

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