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Possibly the most important central bank announcement in the last hundred years?
Global supply chains and other factors that have kept prices low are being weakened, says Agustín Carstens
Property market trouble could exacerbate other economic headwinds
What seems most boring may be what kills you
BIS challenges ‘decentralisation illusion’ and suggests changes to bond fund redemptions
The BIS reassures the market that the best cure for high prices is high prices. Nothing to see here.
Capital buffers for lenders did not work as well as expected during the pandemic stress
The digital tokens should be viewed as financial market infrastructure, report proposes
Wall Street’s new sheriff Gary Gensler takes aim at digital tokens
Public debate on everything from privacy to cross-border competition is critical if citizens are to benefit
Big central banks scaling back pandemic-era stimulus could trigger crisis elsewhere
Central banks and other established institutions pit themselves against looser crowd-like networks
Central banks are coming off the fence to take the battle to Big Tech
Taiwan’s migrant lock-up, Toshiba’s dirty tricks, the ‘Amazon effect’
Battle for control of global monetary system escalates as BIS warns against private innovation
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