News/Financial stability

IMF researchers say CCBs ‘show less promise’ than other macro-prudential tools

Central Banking | 20 Aug 2014

Working paper finds counter-cyclical capital buffers are less effective than measures aimed at banks’ assets and liabilities in reducing the rate of asset growth on their balance sheets

Topics: IMF, Macro-prudential regulation, Countercyclical

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IMF hosts Middle East forum on Basel III compliance

Central Banking | 18 Aug 2014

Topics: Middle East, IMF, Basel III, Moody's

Avinash Persaud calls on regulators to address ‘system-wide' risk mismatches; slams Solvency II

Central Banking | 15 Aug 2014

Topics: Macro-prudential regulation, Solvency, Basel II, Liquidity

Central banks need significant discretion to make swap lines work, says ECB

Central Banking | 14 Aug 2014

Topics: Liquidity, Funding, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve

Bulgaria tells Brussels it can't guarantee failed bank deposits

Central Banking | 14 Aug 2014

Topics: Bulgaria, Bulgarian National Bank, European Commission, Deposit insurance, Resolution

Emerging market governors favour Fed policy normalisation, says MAS’ Menon

Central Banking | 10 Aug 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, The Monetary Authority of Singapore, Basel III, Over-the-counter derivatives, Ravi Menon

Macro-prudential policies could ‘become part of the problem’, says BIS’ Borio

Central Banking | 07 Aug 2014

Topics: Claudio Borio, Bank for International Settlements, Macro-prudential regulation, Central counterparty (CCP), Stress tests, too big to fail, Living wills, Basel III

Fed blasts big banks over ‘unrealistic' living wills

Central Banking | 06 Aug 2014

Topics: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve, Too big to fail, Goldman Sachs, Living wills

RBI’s Rajan warns of possible asset price collapse; euro ‘too strong’

Central Banking | 06 Aug 2014

Topics: Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India

BoE’s Haldane sees greater role for central banks as risks shift

Central Banking | 05 Aug 2014

Topics: Bank of England, monetary policy, communication, Open-market operations, Andrew Haldane, Macro-prudential regulation

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