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IMF, crisis
IMFBlog: Europe’s COVID-19 Crisis and the Fund’s Response

By Poul M. Thomsen COVID-19 has struck Europe with stunning ferocity. While we do not know how long the crisis will last, we know that the economic impact will be severe. …

Bank Indonesia
Bank Indonesia: Economic Report on Indonesia 2019: Synergy Key to Maintaining Economy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

“Policy synergy is again key to strengthening economic resilience in Indonesia, including mitigating the near-term economic impact of COVID-19. Bank Indonesia nevertheless expects the COVID-19 pandemic to restrain the domestic …

Federal Reserve Board, FIMA
Federal Reserve Board: Federal Reserve announces establishment of a temporary FIMA Repo Facility to help support the smooth functioning of financial markets

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday announced the establishment of a temporary repurchase agreement facility for foreign and international monetary authorities (FIMA Repo Facility) to help support the smooth functioning of …

bank of canada, Governor Wilkins, Liquidity
Bank of Canada announces successful launch of standing term liquidity facility

The Bank of Canada announced today that it successfully launched its new Standing Term Liquidity Facility (STLF). “Given the current challenges in funding markets, the Bank of Canada encourages Canadian …

Innovation key to shaping Bank’s past and future, market functioning, New Zealand
Reserve Bank of New Zealand: Mahi Tahi: Working Together to Ensure Cash-flow and Confidence

Te Pūtea Matua – the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – is working closely with the whole of government and industry to ensure financial stability. “In these difficult times we …

Innovation key to shaping Bank’s past and future, market functioning, New Zealand
RBNZ: Corporate facility another step to support market functioning

The Reserve Bank is deploying another tool to provide additional liquidity to the corporate sector, and support smooth market functioning. A new weekly Open Market Operation (OMO) will provide liquidity …

bank of canada, Governor Wilkins, Liquidity
Bank of Canada Governor Wilkins: Press Conference Opening Statement – March 27, 2020

Good morning, and thank you for joining Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins and me to discuss today’s interest rate decision. Before turning to your questions, let me briefly summarize today’s announcements. …

Bank of Canada
Bank of Canada lowers overnight rate target to ¼ percent

The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly ½ percent and the deposit rate …

Nicolai Norges Tangen employed as new CEO in Norges Bank Investment Management

Norges Bank’s Executive Board has employed Nicolai Tangen as the new CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management. Tangen will take up the position in early September 2020 according to plan. …

Norges Bank
NORGES BANK: The Government Pension Fund Global: Extended information on return and risk

Today, Norges Bank Investment Management has published extended information on return and risk in the Government Pension Fund Global. The publication supplements the fund’s annual report with figures and analyses …