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CBDC systems should focus on programmable payments

CBDC systems should focus on programmable payments

Functionality needs to be layered on top of digital cash

Meetings

Analysing July’s FOMC meeting

Analysing July’s FOMC meeting

Virtual roundtable Thu 29 Jul 2021, 15:00 - 16:00. Virtual.
Payment systems, digital currencies and reform in Israel

Payment systems, digital currencies and reform in Israel

Virtual roundtable Wed 4 Aug 2021, 14:00 - 15:00. Virtual.

Analysis

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Spring 2021: How can central banks exit QE?

Spring 2021: How can central banks exit QE?

Spring 2021 Vol.12 Ed.2 Fifteen months after Covid-19 first took root in the ...
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Latest report
Global Public Investor 2021

Global Public Investor 2021

Central banks will accelerate rise of the renminbi, OMFIF report reveals The renminbi ...
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Meetings

Analysing July’s FOMC meeting

Analysing July’s FOMC meeting

Donald Kohn, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (2006-2010); External member of the Bank of England Financial Policy Committee (2013-2021); Senior Fellow, Brookings InstituteVirtual roundtable Thu 29 Jul 2021, 15:00 - 16:00. Virtual.
Payment systems, digital currencies and reform in Israel

Payment systems, digital currencies and reform in Israel

Oded Salomy, Director of Payment Systems, Bank of IsraelVirtual roundtable Wed 4 Aug 2021, 14:00 - 15:00. Virtual.
Hong Kong’s future as an international financial centre

Hong Kong’s future as an international financial centre

Eddie Yue, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary AuthorityVirtual panel Thu 5 Aug 2021, 09:00 - 09:45. Virtual.
Fiscal policies to tackle climate catastrophe in Asia Pacific

Fiscal policies to tackle climate catastrophe in Asia Pacific

Masahiro Nozaki, IMF, Satoru Yamadera, ADBVirtual panel Wed 18 Aug 2021, 13:00 - 14:15. Virtual.
How the Bank of Korea got through Covid-19
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How the Bank of Korea got through Covid-19

Seok Jun Yang, director general for reserves management at the Bank of ...
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Ahead of the ECB
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Ahead of the ECB

Athanasios Orphanides, professor of the practice of global economics and management at ...
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AP3’s Hamnmark on Covid-19, monetary policy and ESG
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AP3’s Hamnmark on Covid-19, monetary policy and ESG

Torbjorn Hamnmark, head of strategic asset allocation at Swedish pension fund AP3, ...
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