Regulators are determined to learn lessons from the financial crisis – and for many, the answer is to use macro-prudential regulation to help prevent the build-up of bubbles, and to stimulate growth...
A failure of bank governance is behind the recent Libor rate-fixing scandal – and these kinds of failings could pose systemic risks, says José Viñals
Urgent fiscal reform and genuine efforts to create a banking union in Europe are vital to breaking the viscous linkage between banking and sovereign stress, says BIS
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The Bank of England’s new macro-prudential regulatory body has met a grand total of four times and currently has no actual power – but it is already stepping on toes and starting debates. One of the Financial Policy Committee’s four external members,...
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It is difficult to foresee borrowing costs for Italian, Spanish or other troubled debt falling permanently with "anything other than the ECB being used as a lender of the last resort", says Chris Iggo
If Greece were to leave the eurozone it would have to establish a new currency in record time; analysts explain how the process would be simpler today due to technological advances
The global financial environment continues to show imbalances, and is not in a good position to withstand shocks, says Tim Hodgson
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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