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Consumers need compelling reason to overcome CBDC reluctance

Private sector may have vested interest in helping central banks
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The West needs to reinvest in the global order

The West needs to reinvest in the global order

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It’s time to focus on the bricks and mortar of international co-operation
Can the Europeans find leverage over Trump?

Can the Europeans find leverage over Trump?

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Nato, Biden and Europe could all benefit from ex-president’s bellicosity
Stick or twist? Tough questions ahead for reserve managers

Stick or twist? Tough questions ahead for reserve managers

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A return to diversification or a ‘wait-and-see’ approach?
Independent monetary policy central to Czechia's inflation fight

Independent monetary policy central to Czechia’s inflation fight

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Euro area economies have seen slower progress
Russian economic ‘resilience’ is not what it seems

Russian economic ‘resilience’ is not what it seems

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Short-term growth can’t mask degradation
Indonesia election uncertainty clouds fiscal outlook

Indonesia election uncertainty clouds fiscal outlook

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A two-round election is the most likely scenario
ECB could forge ‘missing link’ through risk-sharing on government bond-buying

ECB could forge ‘missing link’ through risk-sharing on government bond-buying

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Prospective shift in central bank securities doctrine partly reflects northern losses
South Africa faces prospect of multi-party coalition

South Africa faces prospect of multi-party coalition

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A coalition could bring more stability, or it could make addressing challenges harder
US election will test economic, political and institutional resilience

US election will test economic, political and institutional resilience

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Investment case for the US depends on the strength of its institutions
What to expect from this year's global election cycle

What to expect from this year’s global election cycle

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Geopolitics, fiscal policy and institutional resilience will be key considerations in elections this year
Big ECB balance sheet is a source of risk not stability

Big ECB balance sheet is a source of risk not stability

Reducing euro area excess liquidity would exert salutary discipline on banks and governments
Surfing the curve with short-duration credit

Surfing the curve with short-duration credit

Why short-dated bonds may offer the most attractive risk-adjusted yield as the economy slows
UK must review the organisation of monetary and fiscal policy

UK must review the organisation of monetary and fiscal policy

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2024 general election provides opportunity for vast improvement
Outlook 2024: The three Ds of reserve management

Outlook 2024: The three Ds of reserve management

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Key questions around de-dollarisation, diversification and deployment

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