Editor-in-chief, Central Banking Publications
Christopher Jeffery is Editor-in-chief of Central Banking Publications, which includes the Central Banking Journal, CentralBanking.com and Central Banking On Air. He has a global role and is responsible for all of Central Banking's editorial content and teams. He has more than 20 years of journalistic experience covering asset management, banking, central banking, derivatives, economics, finance, fintech, public policy and risk management. Now based in London, Chris has previously lived in both the Americas and Asia. Recent interviews include those with Ahmed Alkholifey, Agustín Carstens, Mark Carney, Stanley Fisher, Stefan Ingves, Stephen Poloz, Raghuram Rajan, Robert Schiller, Christopher Sims, Ignazio Visco and Zhou Xiaochuan. Chris is Co-founder of the Central Banking Benchmarking Service and Founder of the Central Banking Awards. Chris was previously Editor of Asia Risk and Deputy Editor of Risk.net.
Interview: Robert Shiller
Europe has made substantial ground in reducing fiscal deficits and meeting conditions for future economic growth; ECB has facilitated ‘smooth’ de-leveraging of banks, says Banque de France governor
Javier Duclaud explains Mexico’s problems in 2008, why the country has increased reserves by $70 billion and how Dodd-Frank and Basel III are causing sterilisation problems for central banks
ECB operations are critical for European bank funding as the interbank market is all but broken, says NALM panellist
Interview: Norman Chan
Interview: José Darío Uribe
Angolan central bank looks to invest in Brazilian, Chinese and African debt as it reassesses its reserves guidelines in light of the eurozone debt crisis and persistently low US Treasury yields
UK chancellor wants to drive through legislation granting the Bank of England statutory power for prudential supervision; ring-fencing left out of Financial Services Bill
African central bank risk chiefs say reserves managers need to beware the numbers produced by complicated risk management software systems and rely more on their own qualitative judgement
The drop-off in US Treasury yields and concern about a eurozone sovereign collapse has prompted a number of African central banks to review their reserves allocations
The G-20 does not plan to sit still after its historic endorsement of Basel III. New targets include too-big-to-fail institutions, the shadow-banking system and commodity derivatives, according to Sumi.