Central Banking | 23 Mar 2011
The G-7’s bid to stem the yen’s appreciation threatens to damage Japan’s economy, Geoffrey Wood believes
Central Banking | 14 Mar 2011
China’s growing economic might has led to claims that the yuan will take its place among the reserve currencies. But, as Gary Smith argues, the link between GDP and reserve status is far from causal
Central Banking | 08 Nov 2010
Gold has many advantages as a benchmark of market expectations, Robert Pringle argues.
Central Banking | 08 Jul 2010
The credit crisis has highlighted that in times of turmoil, gold is one of the few assets that remains liquid, says Natalie Dempster, director of government affairs at the World Gold Council
Central Banking | 16 Feb 2010
The Chiang Mai initiative has cemented Asian financial stability. Jayant Menon, a principal economist at the Asian Development Bank, highlights three key themes to take from the project
Central Banking | 23 Jul 2009
The current plight of Latvia and its Baltic neighbours is far different from Argentina’s in the early part of this decade
Central Banking | 22 May 2009
Timothy Green, a journalist who has written about gold for 40 years, lists the ten individuals and institutions that have most shaped the precious metal's monetary history
Central Banking | 20 May 2009
From its roots in post-war reconstruction, the current international monetary system has evolved into a regime fundamentally unsuited to the realities of today's global economy. But it cannot last, writes Ousmene Mandeng
Central Banking | 10 Dec 2008
Central banks' unwillingness to defend their currencies' value through foreign-exchange intervention despite abundant dollar reserves highlights a fear of intervening. Such a fear should lead central banks to review why they hold reserves, says Ousmene Mandeng, the head of public sector investment advisory at Ashmore, an investment management firm.
Central Banking | 15 Nov 2007
Chris Turner, the head of foreign exchange strategy research at ING wholesale banking in London, evaluates the possibility of sterilisation by central banks next year
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