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Patience needed over Rome's ESM bid

Patience needed over Rome’s ESM bid

EU funding could open way to longer-term Italy recovery
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Recovery should be more than green Mark Cliffe, 7 July 2020
China’s next world-first Katie-Ann Wilson, 3 July 2020

OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute Journal — June edition

In this edition of the DMI Journal, we take stock of the rapid development of wholesale DLT applications in the financial sector, assess growing central bank interest in the field, and the possibilities for a wholesale central bank digital currency.

Meetings

The international role of the euro

Virtual roundtable Mon 13 Jul 2020, 11:00 - 12:00. Virtual.

The role of social bonds in funding the Covid-19 response

Virtual roundtable Wed 15 Jul 2020, 16:30 - 17:45. Singapore.

Analysis

Latest Bulletin
July 2020: Uncharted waters: Navigating the post-Covid recovery

July 2020: Uncharted waters: Navigating the post-Covid recovery

Summer 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3 As lockdowns ease and the world enters the mysterious, ...
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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

The international role of the euro

Hans-Joachim Klöckers, Director General for International and European Relations, ECBVirtual roundtable Mon 13 Jul 2020, 11:00 - 12:00. Virtual.

The role of social bonds in funding the Covid-19 response

Virtual roundtable Wed 15 Jul 2020, 16:30 - 17:45. Singapore.

The acceleration of digital trade

Virtual panel Thu 16 Jul 2020, 16:00 - 17:30. Singapore.

Bank of Thailand's Wholesale CBDC

Kasidit Tansanguan, Dep Director of Corporate Strategy, Sarun Youngnoi, Assistant Director at Reserve Management, Vijak Sethaput, and moreVirtual roundtable Wed 22 Jul 2020, 10:00 - 11:00. London.

Recent meetings

Topics

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

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