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EMs evaluate macro-prudential tools in BIS publication

Financial Stability | 29 Aug 2014

Central bankers across Asia and Europe assess their countries’ efforts to mitigate spillovers from monetary policy in advanced economies in a major BIS publication

Topics: Bank for International Settlements, Macro-prudential regulation, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Bank Indonesia



Choosing a suitable exchange rate suitable for price-takers

Flexible exchange rates can act as an asset price as well as a price for goods and services, so movements can distort the market for goods and services. Taxing capital inflows can address the matter

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014


Central Banks

Twenty-five defining moments

Central Banking identifies 25 of the most significant events to have shaped the official sector during the past 25 years.

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014


Financial market infrastructure

Payments achitecture fit for the 21st century

Globalisation, changes in FMIs and the emergence of new payment schemes will require ever closer co-operation to ensure the safety and efficiency of the underpinnings of the financial markets

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014


Financial Stability

The evolving role of the Eurosystem and its national central banks

Anne Le Lorier pinpoints the challenges Eurosystem central banks will have to address in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014

Ignazio Visco

Financial Stability

The challenges for central banks

Demands are being made for central banks to consider financial stability alongside price stability, as a key component of their monetary policy. But that is nothing new for central banks

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014

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The latest issue of the Central Banking journal is particularly special as it marks our 25th anniversary of publication. To celebrate this we have assembled an exceptional issue that is packed full of insight from top names in the central banking industry. We speak exclusively to central bank governors Raghuram Rajan, Agustín Carstens and Ravi Menon. In addition, the 25th anniversary issue features articles form Bank of England's Andrew Haldane, the governor of the Bank of Italy, Ignazio Visco, Harvard University's Richard Cooper, the head of the monetary and economic department at the Bank for International Settlements Claudio Borio, the Banque de France's Anne Le Lorier,the governor of Bangladesh Bank Artiur Rahman, and Benoît Couré of the European Central Bank. We also take a look at 25 of the most significant events to have shaped the official sector during the past 25 years.

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