News & commentary

Read the latest financial and monetary policy news and commentary from OMFIF’s in-house analysts and global network of specialists.

The West needs to reinvest in the global order

It’s time to focus on the bricks and mortar of international co-operation
Read more
Bank of England’s digital pound faces up to lack of trust in public institutions

Bank of England’s digital pound faces up to lack of trust in public institutions

|
Central banks have their work cut out earning an increasingly scarce commodity: the trust of the public
Commercial banks may have bigger role in CBDC design than expected

Commercial banks may have bigger role in CBDC design than expected

|
Deposit guarantees are the elephant in the room
Gardens, islands and bridges: The quest for interoperability

Gardens, islands and bridges: The quest for interoperability

|
Discussing the value of interoperability and the challenges of delivering such solutions
CBDC success depends on public and private sector collaboration

CBDC success depends on public and private sector collaboration

|
Overcoming the hurdles in ecosystem development and adoption
Finance needs a blockchain interoperability solution

Finance needs a blockchain interoperability solution

|
Robust standardised rules needed to ensure interoperability infrastructure works safely and seamlessly
Collaboration is key to a CBDC ecosystem that works for everyone

Collaboration is key to a CBDC ecosystem that works for everyone

|
A new ecosystem will benefit many but can only be realised by few
Risks around AI and algorithmic convergence are causing ‘regulatory gaps’

Risks around AI and algorithmic convergence are causing ‘regulatory gaps’

|
Policy-makers have fighting chance to curb rate of AI’s market impact
Outlook 2024: How will digital ecosystems develop?

Outlook 2024: How will digital ecosystems develop?

|
Central banks face immense battle to persuade citizens CBDC will not snoop on spending habits
SEC grudgingly approves bitcoin spot ETFs

SEC grudgingly approves bitcoin spot ETFs

|
Approval brings mass exposure to asset’s performance but less likely to improve crypto prospects
Simplifying cross-border payments through CBDC technology

Simplifying cross-border payments through CBDC technology

|
Developing blockchain-based systems to reduce costs and complexities
CBDCs set to acquire critical mass in next five years

CBDCs set to acquire critical mass in next five years

|
Momentum is building in the search for cross-border payment solutions
How to ensure efficient and effective public spending

How to ensure efficient and effective public spending

|
Transparency and accountability can potentially open new avenues of funding
Global financial system underprepared to deal with cyberattacks

Global financial system underprepared to deal with cyberattacks

|
Cybersecurity should be central to financial risk assessments
Voluntary commitments insufficient to end race to godlike AI

Voluntary commitments insufficient to end race to godlike AI

|
Binding policies are necessary to mitigate risks from unfettered development
India’s digital leap in financial inclusion

India’s digital leap in financial inclusion

|
Leveraging digital public infrastructure to achieve development targets
Markets need to ‘act faster and fix faster’ for a global digital marketplace

Markets need to ‘act faster and fix faster’ for a global digital marketplace

|
Wholesale CBDC development will be process of evolution rather than revolution, OMFIF-Visa report finds

Join Today

Connect with our membership team

Scroll to Top