Detailed legislation behind banking regulations may be unnecessarily restrictive, says PRA chief
Recent stress tests measured impact of geopolitical shock on domestic economy
BoE looks at wide range of indicators but could still do more, FPC member says
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
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…
Aims to ensure adequate capital within UK ring-fenced firms, as well as at global level
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.
Progress is most advanced in globally systemic banks’ home jurisdictions, but gaps remain
Independent report says stress-testing is working, but there is room for improvement
The past 40 years have seen China transform from a recipient of global aid to a major economic centre in its own right. China is now seeking to deepen its markets, gradually open its borders to global financial flows, and promote new and innovative forms…
RBI’s high-profile skirmishes with India’s populist government in 2018 threatened central bank’s mission
The time for talking is over, say NGFS members
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.
Greater integration between advanced and emerging market economies during globalisation has made both more susceptible to risk of spillover – financial contagion and volatility. As the US continues to normalise its monetary policy, deputy governor of…
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…
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…
Sprawling array of PDFs was getting difficult to handle, committee says
Supervisory review of EU banks shows fall in quality of governance, but no rise in funding risks
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.
Report on the Co-op Bank’s near-failure warns ‘open banking’ could throw up new systemic risks