Many central banks are starting to tighten policy, but their room for error is limited
Official institutions are maturing as big data users but there is plenty more work to be done.
As work in big data enters the mainstream for central banks, its policymaking and supervisory influence is expanding, prompting significant investment in new technologies.
Regulatory technology could prove effective in improving data reporting and supervisory monitoring, but central banks have a long way to go to making this a reality, writes Joel Clark.
Asian central banks back instant payments to defend policy transmission and counter cryptocurrencies
More consistency could address transparency and independence concern
BoJ may review its framework due to ongoing failure to hit 2%
Tougher regulation has helped ensure extraordinary monetary policy has not caused dangerous rise in private debt
Did Mark Carney tempt fate when he declared most toxic forms of shadow banking “no longer represent a global stability risk”?
The raft of new rules imposed on regulated financial institutions in the aftermath of the global financial crisis has a huge compliance cost. Could artificial intelligence offer efficiency gains?
The Guangdong–Hong Kong–Macao Great Bay Area represents an effort to co-ordinate development to create globally competitive city clusters at the start of the Maritime Silk Road in southern China. These efforts are focussed in particular on innovation,…
China is focusing greater effort in tackling the build-up of risks in its banking and financial system, while also seeking to ensure credit is more effectively distributed in the real economy. At the same time it is has embraced fintech but policymakers…
Li Dongrong, president of the National Internet Finance Association of China and former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, discusses the growing importance of fintech and how innovation must be married to self-discipline for China to make a…
Lou Jiwei, president of the National Council for Social Security Fund and former minister of finance of China, explores the three key aspects of China’s macroeconomic situation in the ‘new era’ of Chinese politics and power
Crisis raised challenges for treating both the sources of risk and risk-bearing capacity using financial and accounting budgeting techniques
Insight and opinion from China’s top leaders, policymakers and financiers
When economic infrastructure is destroyed in natural disasters, central banks’ contingency plans spring into action
As Xi Jinping Thought is enshrined in the Constitution, Justin Lin, IFF member and former chief economist at the World Bank, calls for far-reaching innovation in all sectors of industry and finance to attain the goal of national rejuvenation
China’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) now includes 71 countries, with trillions of dollars of investment allocated. Leading Chinese and international policymakers explain how BRI efforts are progressing. This section includes an inaugural…
The experiences of China’s opening-up and reform during the past 40 years, which includes a transition from an agricultural economy to one seeking to offer high-end manufacturing and services, offer valuable lessons to other nations seeking to pursue…
To mark the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the IFF – in collaboration with Central Banking – conducted its inaugural Belt and Road Survey of central banks
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank embodies international co-operation and innovation – the spirit of modern China. Strict management, openness and transparency have won the bank wide recognition and acceptance, says Jin Liqun, the bank’s president
The Global Financial Crisis sparked Group of 20 countries to introduce tough new regulations on financial institutions and instruments. Yet the architecture of the global monetary, economic and financial system has many flaws. What lessons can China…
Empirical evidence indicates switch to polymer has improved lifespan