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Covid-19 and the ‘decadent Brexit’ hypothesis

Covid-19 and the ‘decadent Brexit’ hypothesis

The crisis changes quite a lot and not much
Forgotten lessons of 2008 Sukudhew (Sukhdave) Singh, 22 May 2020
Covid consequences for central banking Kristianus Isyunanda, 22 May 2020
Careful steps towards CBDC Herbert Poenisch, 22 May 2020

OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute Journal — May edition

Both state and private agents need to work to bring the public with them to trust digital money. It is also not clear that the two sectors trust one another quite yet. We are setting up OMFIF’s Digital Monetary Institute to bring them together for useful conversations in an off-the-record setting, just as we do more broadly for monetary and macro policy, underpinned by regular commentary and research from our renowned team.

Meetings

Future of the euro area

Virtual panel Wed 27 May 2020, 13:40 - 16:45. London.

Banque de France’s wholesale CBDC experiment

Virtual roundtable Wed 27 May 2020, 14:00 - 15:00. London.

Analysis

Latest Bulletin
April 2020: Southeast Asian co-operation in crisis

April 2020: Southeast Asian co-operation in crisis

Spring 2020 Vol.11 Ed.2 When we started working on this issue of the ...
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Latest report
The role of blockchain in banking

The role of blockchain in banking

Future prospects for cross-border payments Major banks and financial institutions are realising that ...
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Meetings

Future of the euro area

Paolo Gentiloni, Commissioner for Economy, European CommissionVirtual panel Wed 27 May 2020, 13:40 - 16:45. London.

Banque de France’s wholesale CBDC experiment

Valérie Fasquelle, Head of Innovation and Payments, Banque de France and Christian Pfister, Deputy Director General, Banque de FranceVirtual roundtable Wed 27 May 2020, 14:00 - 15:00. London.

Beijing’s economic blueprint

Virtual roundtable Thu 28 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:00. Singapore.

Global trade during the economic slowdown

Robert Koopman, Chief Economist, World Trade OrganisationVirtual roundtable Thu 28 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:00. London.

Recent meetings

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Macroeconomic influences
Global flows
Digital economy
Policy and regulation
Real assets
Gold
Sustainable investment
Asset allocation

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