Proposed guidance for specific instruments by PSASB may have significant implications
Central banks purchased 156 tonnes in third quarter of year, 38% less than a year earlier, WGC figures show
Poland’s move and others pushed by negative rates, political uncertainty and changing monetary system, experts say
The end of the Central Bank Gold Agreement could herald the return of gold as a key reserve asset
Report shows ratio of US dollar-denominated assets declined to 58% in 2014, from 79% in 1995
Robert Pringle reveals details of Mbeki’s appeal to central bankers
Bretton Woods never worked as intended due in part to persistence of gold standard practices
Legislature aims to prevent Maduro’s regime from accessing gold and foreign currency reserves
ECB challenges Italian coalition’s plans to take control of gold reserves and central bank shares
Veteran governor speaks about country’s shift to market economy, the euro, mandate-drift and independence
Witteveen headed IMF during one of the most turbulent periods in monetary history
Reserve managers reveal their top counterparties
Events that impact markets have made it crucial to build resilient portfolios that are aware of downside risks. BlackRock explores the importance of protection in downturn scenarios for reserve managers.
Official reserve managers bought 145.5 tonnes last quarter, a 68% increase from Q1 2018
Move comes after strong criticisms of Bank of Italy by leaders of governing parties
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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
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…
Trump administration attempts to close one of Maduro regime’s last sources of external financing
Central Banking met with Natalie Dempster, head of the World Gold Council's central bank and policy team, at the Central Banking Awards 2019 ceremony to discuss key trends of central banks' gold purchasing, what gold adds to a reserve portfolio and the…
Regime could exhaust gold reserves in 2019 if sales continue at current rate
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.
Gold and foreign exchange assets will decline from $56 billion to $48 billion by October 2019