Central Bank Announcements

CENTRAL BANK ANNOUNCEMENTS

A New Bretton Woods Moment? The IMF, Central Banks and CBDCs

Not many people will have heard Kristalina Georgieva’s recent speech, ominously titled “A New Bretton Woods Moment.” With the US election just around the corner, coronavirus cases spiking again in […]

Cryptocurrencies Rally
From Science Fiction to Reality: Are Central Bank Digital Currencies the Future?

What are they? Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have been in and out of the news over the past few years but there’s still some confusion as to what they […]

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BOE: Asset Purchase Facility: Gilt Purchases – Market Notice 6 August 2020

On 17 June the MPC voted for the Bank of England to continue with its existing programme of £200bn of UK government bond and sterling non-financial investment-grade corporate bond purchases, […]

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BOE: Bank Rate maintained at 0.1% – August 2020

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) sets monetary policy to meet the 2% inflation target, and in a way that helps to sustain growth and employment. In that […]

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Financial Policy Summary and Record – August 2020

Our Financial Policy Committee (FPC) meets to identify risks to financial stability and agree policy actions aimed at safeguarding the resilience of the UK financial system. The Financial Policy Committee […]

BOIPB, insurance
Central Bank publishes Business Interruption Insurance Supervisory Framework

Framework sets out the Central Bank’s expectations of insurance firms in handling COVID-19 related business interruption insurance claims Where customers have an entitlement to claim under a business interruption insurance […]

IMF experts present their view on the Riksbank Inquiry’s proposals

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has extensive expertise in central bank legislation and a unique international insight into how it is designed in different countries. In light of this, the […]

Central Bank of Russia
Statistics on complaints to Bank of Russia: mid-year results

Statistics on complaints to Bank of Russia: mid-year results

yearly low, extensions
The Future of Retail Payments in the United States

The Future of Retail Payments in the United States Governor Lael Brainard At the FedNow Service Webinar, Washington, D.C. (via webcast)

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Federal Reserve announces details of new 24x7x365 interbank settlement service with clearing functionality to support instant payments in the United States

Federal Reserve announces details of new 24x7x365 interbank settlement service with clearing functionality to support instant payments in the United States