‘Fiscal devaluation’ not enough to solve competitiveness problems, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Research finds rearranging taxes to shift the burden overseas has a muted effect on output, but may be useful as part of a broader package of structural reforms

Topics: IMF, Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE), Eurozone


ECB enlists asset managers to carry out ABS programme

Central Banking | 30 Oct 2014

Topics: ECB, Mario Draghi, State Street Global Advisors, ABS, Eurozone

French paper examines impact of ECB policy changes on asset prices

Central Banking | 20 Oct 2014

Topics: Eurozone, European Central Bank, Banque de France, Interest rates

Belgian review: Common debt will remain ‘taboo’ in Europe

Central Banking | 15 Oct 2014

Topics: Belgium, National Bank of Belgium, Debt, Sovereign debt, Eurozone

Eurozone shadow banks increase share of assets to 33%

Central Banking | 14 Oct 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, Eurozone, Shadow banking

IMF's Blanchard warns macro-prudential tools ‘may not be up to the task'

Central Banking | 07 Oct 2014

Topics: Macro-prudential regulation, IMF, Olivier Blanchard, Emerging markets, Eurozone

National Bank of Denmark narrows range of collateral it accepts

Central Banking | 02 Oct 2014

Topics: Denmark, National Bank of Denmark, collateral, Eurozone, Financial crisis, ECB

European economists analyse global value chains

Central Banking | 01 Oct 2014

Topics: Banco de Portugal, Portugal, Eurozone, Germany, France

IMF flags up uneven application of shadow banking regulations

Central Banking | 01 Oct 2014

Topics: Shadow banking, IMF, China, Eurozone, Emerging markets

IMF warns of new asset bubbles caused by ‘expansionary policies' post-crisis

Central Banking | 30 Sep 2014

Topics: IMF, Emerging markets, Eurozone, Financial crisis

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