Central Banking speaks to five policy-makers about their thoughts on the prominence of the renminbi within central bank reserves following its inclusion in the International Monetary Fund’s special drawing rights.
Central Banking speaks to representatives from ACI Worldwide and Mastercard about why collaboration with the private sector is crucial for payment infrastructure in the digital era
Tony Sio, Nasdaq’s head of marketplace regulatory technology, explains the role market surveillance tools play in central banks’ suptech portfolios.
Lars Schröder, senior engagement manager at SkySparc, looks at what is driving shifts in central banks’ technology requirements.
Policymakers make the case for central bank portfolio managers to use options to boost income
The fifth chapter of HSBC's Reserve Management Trends 2021 explores how the Fed's repo facility supported markets during the Covid-19 pandemic
CCL Secure explores the security and anti-counterfeit benefits of polymer banknote technology. As this developing technology reveals its advantages over traditional paper-based banknotes, could we soon see a shift in the status quo in polymer’s favour?
Luther Bryan Carter and Michael Cross delve into common considerations for central banks looking at emerging market debt
Hui Feng explores how China has managed its foreign reserves over the past decade
BNP Paribas Asset Management explores the current landscape around forward guidance, focusing on how central banks’ methods of communication are likely to evolve in the future. By Richard Barwell
Nick Carver speaks to the Bank of Finland’s head of asset management Jarno Ilves as part of HSBC’s Reserve Management Trends 2021
BlackRock‘s Crystal Wan, Andrew Mackenzie and Pablo Arteaga examine the exchange-traded funds market from the perspective of central banks seeking the tools to achieving their financial goals
In this report, Central Banking discusses why data is so crucial for central banks to make effective policy decisions and why current traditional indicators that are no longer fit for purpose. The pandemic has highlighted the need for an overhaul of data…
The way central banks think about data is changing. As the world becomes more digital, there is an ever-growing data pool from which central banks and regulators can draw information about the economy. Central Banking convened a webinar in association…
TCSA explores the concept of a ‘National Data Brain’ – a solution that can pioneer data-driven economic governance in today’s digital era, in which data is central
Data is crucial for central banks to make effective policy decisions, but many rely on traditional indicators that are no longer fit for purpose. New data infrastructures have the potential to provide central banks with a real-time snapshot of the…
Central Banking met with Howard Chang, vice-president of global affairs at TCSA, to discuss the challenges faced by the global financial system and how data-driven policy-making can address some of these issues
The Covid-19 pandemic and the reaction from central banks had a significant impact on the price of gold. Over the past few decades, central banks have viewed gold as a ‘safe-haven asset’ – an investment that can be used to dodge the impact of negative…
Central Banking met with Andrew Geggus, global head of agency lending trading at BNP Paribas, to discuss what the bank has seen from the central banking community in response to the Covid-19 crisis, and how this has impacted the securities lending…
Key survey data and comments reinforce the main findings in Invesco’s central bank reserve management white paper on the revival of gold as a reserve asset.
In a year of exceptional circumstances – especially true for gold, which, in August, saw an all-time high price – Invesco explores how pandemic-driven uncertainty has returned the precious metal to the spotlight of the global monetary system.
In April 2020, Central Banking launched its third annual FinTech & RegTech Global Awards to showcase some of the groundbreaking projects being undertaken in the community
Robert Binder, Daniel Kämmerer and Daniel Münch of BearingPoint RegTech explore the architectural principles crucial for successful supervisory technology – or SupTech – applications, and examine the future of regulatory reporting in this context, with…
Tested by the Covid-19 pandemic, market consensus is that official institutions have been instrumental in mitigating market disruption. As economies work out how to adapt to a post-lockdown world, major public bodies are likely to play a key role in the…