Climate change is becoming increasingly important to central banks thanks to its implications for financial stability. In a forum sponsored by Amundi, Central Banking convened a panel of experts to discuss the latest innovations, regulations and…
The Network for Greening the Financial System aims to bring about fundamental change. The central bankers who created it made a strong start but face serious challenges.
HKMA’s $1 billion five-year green bond proves highly popular
HKMA will be government’s representative in potential HK$100 billion green bond offering
Zhou Xiaochuan shares his insights on central bank leadership in China’s economic reform
Insight and perspectives from the world's leaders, premier policy-makers and financiers
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.
Over the past five years, China has invested more than $70 billion in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, of which there are now in excess of 100. Leading Chinese and international policy-makers explain how BRI efforts are progressing. This section…
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.
Hong Kong’s advantages in technology, talent and infrastructure make it best placed to form the primary transaction and risk management network for the overseas offshore renminbi market, argues Zhou Chengjun, IFF Academic Committee member and deputy…
Move is “major milestone” for Hong Kong’s efforts to compete as financial centre
HKMA intervenes to defend peg, with pressure looking likely to continue
Candidates include three HKMA deputy chief executives and a deputy chief at the securities watchdog
Chan’s leadership saw HKMA gain stronger macro-prudential powers
Bills could help improve the yuan-denominated bond yield curve
Former PBoC governor stands out for his high levels of integrity, intellectual rigour and bold reforms
But risks to the outlook appear to be building, the fund says
Deflationary pressures “should not be ignored”, economist says
Central bank footprint includes new projects on cyber resilience in Canada, fintech in Saudi Arabia, DLT in Hong Kong
UK-based banknote provider secured new clients and transformed focus towards technology in 2018
Chinese central bank intervenes to manage offshore renminbi rate
Closed-loop systems could help solve part of the PBoC's capital control dilemma
For the first time, the design of the notes will share a unified theme
New Financial Stability and Development Board has the power to curb regional excesses