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Central bank digital currencies - who will be the first?

Central bank digital currencies – who will be the first?

The forum for central banks and private sector participants OMFIF, the global central ...
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Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity

Gender diversity in central banks, sovereign funds and European public pension funds ...
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Central banks plan radical change in regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis – time for banks to get ready

Central banks plan radical change in regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis – time for banks to get ready

70% of central banks and regulators see climate change as ‘major threat’ ...
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OMFIF global opinion survey: Central banks most trusted to issue digital currency, tech companies the least

OMFIF global opinion survey: Central banks most trusted to issue digital currency, tech companies the least

Central banks are significantly more trusted than potential competing digital currency issuers ...
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A central bank will issue a consumer-ready digital currency within five years

A central bank will issue a consumer-ready digital currency within five years

73% of central bank survey respondents would require retail CBDCs to be ...
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African countries progressing towards investment-supportive financial markets

African countries progressing towards investment-supportive financial markets

Consistent improvements since 2017 launch of Africa Financial Markets Index Washington, 18 ...
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OMFIF joins advisory council of Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme

OMFIF joins advisory council of Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme

The Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative is pleased to announce that OMFIF has joined the ...
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Euromoney's Orchard goes to OMFIF

Euromoney’s Orchard goes to OMFIF

New chief executive signals think tank's expanded ambitions John Orchard, managing director ...
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Central banks top $1tn in riskier reserve assets

Central banks top $1tn in riskier reserve assets

Public investments in equities and corporate bonds set to grow further Central ...
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OMFIF extends operations in US and Asia Pacific

OMFIF extends operations in US and Asia Pacific

Patricia Haas Cleveland, a New York banker with wide public and private ...
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Treasury veteran Mark Sobel becomes OMFIF US chairman

Treasury veteran Mark Sobel becomes OMFIF US chairman

OMFIF is strengthening its US operations by appointing Mark Sobel, a veteran ...
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