MPC splits three to two on vote to increase rates
Covid-19 forced central bank comms teams to innovate fast. How much of it will stick?
Crypto valuations “already systemic” in “many countries”, says IMF’s Adrian
Kganyago says it was a “mistake” to maintain a target band for so long
Australia, Singapore, South Africa and Malaysia will help create shared DLT platforms
Reserve managers see potential in the renminbi and expect the International Monetary Fund to increase its weighting at the next special drawing rights reassessment
Central Banking speaks to five policy-makers about their thoughts on the prominence of the renminbi within central bank reserves following its inclusion in the International Monetary Fund’s special drawing rights.
Risk-based approach will bring crypto operations within South Africa’s regulatory perimeter
Central bankers and academics reflect on a tumultuous first century for Africa’s oldest central bank
Tributes were paid by former governors, regional representatives and the heads of the IMF and BIS
Fourth annual tech awards recognise excellence among central banks and the firms they work with
Banks may need to reduce exposure to sovereign debt instruments as fiscal risk rises
Central bank to investigate issuance of a “general-purpose” complement to cash
South African inflation forecast to rise on higher electricity and water prices
Covid-19 has highlighted the need for central banks to have more timely information, questioning whether high-frequency indicators are being used to their full potential.
EAC, Ecowas and SADC can adopt practical steps learned from the EMU
Since August 2019, cheque usage has declined 59%
Governor says monetary policy cannot improve South Africa’s growth alone
South Africa is not near deflation and QE would harm stability, governor warns
Government must protect smaller banks and outline reform package by October, IMF says
South African central bank introduces new loan types to assist uptake of the scheme
Central bank says emerging markets will struggle as lockdown measures ease
Covid-19 expected to dent the risk appetite of portfolio managers
New framework designed to give banks more flexibility in managing collateral