Central Banking | 08 Aug 2011
Standard and Poor’s downgrade of US debt is just one of a handful of errors made by credit rating agencies, writes Robert Aliber
Central Banking | 15 Mar 2010
Marco Annunziata, the chief economist at UniCredit, argues against the creation of a European monetary fund
Central Banking | 17 Feb 2010
The impressive growth of debt markets in sub-Saharan Africa is a credit to the region’s authorities. But more can be done, writes Paul-Harry Aithnard, the group head of research at Ecobank
Central Banking | 17 Dec 2009
Brussels and the European Central Bank have underestimated the potential for contagion from Athens’s fiscal woes, argues Marco Annunziata, the chief economist at UniCredit
Central Banking | 23 Jun 2009
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the actions of ratings agencies cannot remain unchecked, argues Ludek Niedermayer, a former vice governor at the Czech National Bank
Central Banking | 27 Jun 2007
Renminbi-denominated bonds in Hong Kong are part of a bigger picture for both Hong Kong and the Mainland, writes Joseph Yam.
Central Banking | 08 Mar 2007
According to an article from The Economic Times, published Wednesday 7 March, once an independent DMO comes into existence in India, management of both internal and external debt is expected to move away from the central bank.
Central Banking | 20 Nov 2006
According to this article from Reuters, published Thursday 16 November, the inverted yield curve is no longer seen as an accurate predictor of slowing growth or recession ahead.
Central Banking | 27 Jul 2006
As a rule, transparency in government activities, in regulation and in financial markets is encouraged and regarded as a positive thing. But when it comes to the way governments sell bonds, the authors of a recent study suggest that increasing transparency might have unwelcome effects.
Central Banking | 25 Jul 2006
Seigniorage revenues have become more important to central banks as many of these institutions are feeling the squeeze financially. How these revenues are spent depend critically on sound governance structures and independence. These are the conclusions of a recent IMF working paper.
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