Rater-setters reduce key Selic rate by 50 basis points to 5%
Central bank says it will speed up entrance of foreign-owned firms to banking sector
Policy-makers cite subdued inflation as they move rates down a further 50 basis points
Below-target inflation gives central bank space to boost weak growth, analysts say
Forecasting models are constantly being upgraded, but forecast errors are still persistent
Prizes awarded for outstanding work at the cutting edge of financial technology
Latam fund chief José Darío Uribe on: Flar’s efforts to support regional financial stability; exposure to Venezuela; and more
Adoption of inflation targeting, flexible exchange rates and prudent fiscal policies has ended decades of runaway inflation
Central bank says it will appoint AML organisation’s head and change its governance
Central bank says it remains committed to floating currency regime
MPC cites “benign” global outlook and low inflationary pressures, but calls for more reforms
Staff welcomes new law blocking central bank transfers to the Treasury from reserves revaluations
Former Brazilian governor to implement new banking strategy; plus appointments in Europe
Aldo Pignanelli dies aged 69; plus appointments in New Zealand, Europe and Brazil
President forces head of Brazilian Development Bank to resign
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Located at the start of the Maritime Silk Road, the Guangdong–Hong Kong–Macau Greater Bay Area seeks to harness advanced technology and green finance to catch up with the economically advanced bay areas of New York, San Francisco and Tokyo.
Draft law would give governor fixed term but nine similar measures have failed since 1991
Reform of the financial system that brought about the 2007–08 financial crisis has not gone far enough and advanced and emerging market economies must find a more co-operative way forward to ensure globalisation can continue.
Reform of the system that brought about the financial crisis in 2007–08 has not gone far enough, writes Zhu Xian, IFF vice-chairman and vice-president of the New Development Bank. Developing countries are demanding greater influence in global economic…
Multilateral rules and multilateral bodies will need to be upgraded in the coming years to better represent the shift in economic gravity towards Asia, which has emerged as the largest contributor to global growth during the past decade.
Central bank reduces interest rates by 25 basis points to 4.75%
President Jair Bolsonaro promised formal central bank independence during 2018 campaign
FSAP reports uncover potentially worrying trend on financial supervision since mid-2013