Archive for July 2021

CBDC systems should focus on programmable payments

CBDC systems should focus on programmable payments

Functionality needs to be layered on top of digital cash ...
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How ‘financial adventurism’ can boost debt-hit nations

How ‘financial adventurism’ can boost debt-hit nations

New models for MDBs – and what happens when interest rates rise? ...
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Global renminbi role not now in China’s interest

Global renminbi role not now in China’s interest

Financial and reserve role would undermine Xi’s control ...
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Head first into the post-pandemic world

Head first into the post-pandemic world

World’s sovereign investors are embracing new definitions of asset ownership ...
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Central banks can take advantage of enhanced ambiguity

Central banks can take advantage of enhanced ambiguity

Vague targets give monetary policy authorities greater flexibility ...
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Trichet calls for ‘progressive, orderly change’ in reserve currencies

Trichet calls for ‘progressive, orderly change’ in reserve currencies

Former ECB president welcomes climate change actions and return of inflation ...
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Central banks will accelerate rise of the renminbi, OMFIF report reveals

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

Covid-19 and low interest rate environment prompt fundamental shift in allocation plans of many GPIs ...
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Harnessing decentralised finance innovation for the public good

Harnessing decentralised finance innovation for the public good

Public-private partnerships essential in new monetary system ...
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Five reasons why German election is turning greener

Five reasons why German election is turning greener

ECB prepares ‘retreat from 2011’: could inflation as well as inundations become polling issue? ...
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China to increase scrutiny of domestic firms’ foreign financial activities

China to increase scrutiny of domestic firms’ foreign financial activities

Illegal issuance of securities seen as major risk ...
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How geopolitics impact global public investors

How geopolitics impact global public investors

Institutions must learn from climate change action ...
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Climate action through the back door

Climate action through the back door

Relying too much on the financial sector has its limits ...
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