But bonds only have a significant impact if they are independently certified, researcher finds
New liquidity facility designed to contribute towards financial market deepening, central bank says
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.
Increasing global concern about climate change is causing central banks to take notice of the issue and its potential implications. Frédéric Samama, head of institutional client coverage at Amundi, examines the findings of Central Banking’s survey on…
As climate-related risks to the financial sector become increasingly understood, central banks are demonstrating their willingness to develop capabilities to analyse the impact and modify their policies. A new survey indicates a watershed for central…
HKMA’s $1 billion five-year green bond proves highly popular
MAS’s Menon explains use of customised fixed income benchmarks and factor-based models
HKMA will be government’s representative in potential HK$100 billion green bond offering
Official sector snaps up two-thirds of AIIB’s inaugural bond issuance
Events that impact markets have made it crucial to build resilient portfolios that are aware of downside risks. BlackRock‘s Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Michael Palframan and Crystal Wan explore the importance of protection in downturn scenarios for reserve…
Overall portfolio returns 9.1%, while equity investments yield 12.2%
City aims to become yuan-clearing centre for Portuguese-speaking nations
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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.
Fed’s looser policy, ESG adoption and growing asset diversification are shaping the sector
Swedish central bank extends QE programme and delays next rate hike
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…
The second Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Survey of 28 central banks reveals that they view the BRI as a major driver of globalisation, with a high percentage of respondents expecting the initiative to provide a significant boost to GDP. So far,…
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…
Police make further round of arrests over allegations of insider dealing involving central bank
IMF book looks in detail at China’s bond market characteristics, prospects and reforms
Deputy governor warns current fallback measures may not be enough to mitigate transition disruption