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Implementing Basel III in EU will be biggest change to regulation of lenders in a decade
The Bank of England enters into a swap facility with the BIS to ease a potential currency shortage that nobody would usually be worried about.
Banks’ digital currencies could displace the rationale for private sector projects
An obscure but tweak-able mechanism within the ETF structure plays an important role in shock absorbing market volatility, argues a BIS paper. The question is, to what degree does it displace risk elsewhere?
BIS calculations highlight just how important central bank easing has been
Policymakers who have cut rates repeatedly should not be let off the hook so easily
State-backed rivals to bitcoin are inevitable but carry risks
The Bank for International Settlements thinks Europe’s banks missed a trick doling out dividends post-2008. This time around, it seems to have won the argument.
Ultra-low interest rates and ageing societies have fuelled a global boom in dollar funding. That’s exacerbated the cash crunch.
Federal Reserve urged to consider bringing back 2008-era dollar swap lines
Super Tuesday; Albert Camus; Jack Welch; and more
BIS data suggest global credit demand more robust than trade fears suggest
Volume of currency swaps trading by non-reporting banks increased by 139% over 3 years
Bank for International Settlements point to firms’ thirst for borrowed cash to fire up returns
Benoît Cœuré to head coordinated central bank response to innovation challenge from the private sector.
Basel-based hub seeks to create public alternatives to private payment initiatives
Those who admire it say it’s the best thing for mankind. Those who fear it, think it will become more powerful than governments...
New chief Christiana Riley says industry must fight for level playing field across Atlantic
Where is the money going?
Facebook’s project to ‘reinvent money’ may lead to reform of global financial system
And why stablecoins are less than revolutionary on many fronts.
It is unnerving that the shadow banking sector is swelling, given its role in the financial crisis
Tools helped to avert a deflationary spiral but came with lingering side-effects
Research warns of negative side-effects from bond-buying policies
Benchmark report shows UK capital shrugging off fears Brexit would dent its dominance