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Carney launches review into RTGS failure

Financial market infrastructure | 21 Oct 2014

Independent review will look into ‘technical issue’ that knocked RTGS system out of operation yesterday, and consider the central bank’s response

Topics: Bank of England, United Kingdom, Payments, Mark Carney

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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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Reserves

The value of ETFs to central bank reserves managers

Exchange-traded funds have emerged as a means for reserve managers to gain access to new exposures and markets, but are they fit for purpose?

Central Banking Journal | 16 Oct 2014

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Debt Management

Bank rules and their impact on inequality

Banking regulation has a profound effect on levels of long-term financial inclusion around the world; US engaged in a failed ‘lottery ticket’ effort by the US to offer housing to the poor.

Central Banking Journal | 22 Sep 2014

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Governance

The viability of a commercial approach to central bank communication

Will the prevailing trend for central bank communications to mimic those of commercial entities and political parties stand the test of time?

Central Banking Journal | 16 Sep 2014

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Central Banks

The story of Central Banking

Founder Robert Pringle recalls how after a slow start Central Banking achieved lift-off

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014

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Central Banking books

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Financial Independence and Accountability for Central Banks

By Kenneth Sullivan and Martina Horáková

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HSBC Reserve Management Trends 2014

By Robert Pringle and Nick Carver

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Central Banking

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CENTRAL BANKING VOL.XXV.1

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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