World Bank president says world risks “disorderly default process”
Rules on the weaponisation of money would help to protect a ‘public good’ amid geopolitical splits in a testing environment for central banks, write Gavin Bingham, Paul Fisher and Andrew Large
This book offers a deeper understanding of the IMF founder, but fails to resolve espionage charges
Worthwhile take on institution’s evolution – shame that examination isn’t longer and broader
Andreas Dombret, global senior adviser, and Oliver Wünsch, partner, at Oliver Wyman, describe the importance of international standard-setting amid increasing political interference.
Triffin’s story is well told by Maes, whose extensive personal and academic research shines through
Focus is needed on widening SDR use in payments, to support a large allocation of ‘official’ IMF SDRs
Lars Schröder, senior engagement manager at SkySparc, looks at what is driving shifts in central banks’ technology requirements.
The Nobel laureate influenced a generation of economists via the Mundell-Fleming model
Unsatisfactory story about the decline and resurgence of the UK’s importance in the global financial system
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.
Fed’s role in dealing with Covid-19’s international effects has parallels with 1960s, historian argues
Covid-19 represents an unexpected shock that could cause further US dollar decoupling
Bretton Woods institutions worried about growing divergence in capital and accounting rules
Lockdown represents another inflection point for central banks managing $12 trillion in FX reserves
Coronavirus pandemic will embolden government ‘power grabs’
De Larosière floats new commodity-based exchange rate regime
Scepticism is “overdone” and may encourage inaction, deputy governor says
ECB has created framework to help PMI firms bolster cyber defence, being disseminated globally
Fed chair made his name battling inflation, and left his mark on independence and post-crisis financial regulations
Central bank models fail to appreciate demand-side secular stagnation
A vibrant market in SDR linked to commodity prices could create a powerful new monetary anchor
IMF’s financial counsellor talks about efforts for the fund to craft well-targeted policy guidance