Bullard says last rate rise “may have overdone it”, but Bostic “not super-concerned”
Central bank fears a sharp drop in property market could trigger financial system risks
Trade tensions and weak household income hamper central bank’s previous plan to tighten policy
MAS’s Menon explains use of customised fixed income benchmarks and factor-based models
Bundesbank president says policy normalisation should continue
Some policies can provide temporary booms in the short run, Yuko Imura finds
Advanced-economy monetary policy may have made the problem worse, he says
Fed’s Williams says tariffs are starting to wear on the economy
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…
South-east Asian country’s inflation has been lower than 1% for several months
Premier Li Keqiang had urged policy-makers to reduce funding costs for small businesses
Analysing global shocks ‘increasingly important’ for central banks, says article
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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.
Economists warn of danger to US in escalating trade war
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…
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…
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.
Poloz confident of Canada’s ability to adjust and says slowdown is temporary