National supervisors tell banks not to lower liquidity buffers, with market forces also pushing banks towards 100% compliance with measure
Economic Consultative Committee announces examination of reference rates used in financial markets
BoE deputy governor asks to appear “as soon as possible” following calls for the Bank to explain Diamond conversation
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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Keeping the lid on
Systemic risk committee at the Bank of England calls for power to use tools - such as liquidity and leverage ratios, and margin standards - to influence systemic risk
Bank of England governor will chair the Basel Committee's oversight body. The committee itself will be chaired by Stefan Ingves, governor of Sweden's central bank
FSA chair highlights growing concern about foundation of risk-based regulatory capital system
UK's Financial Policy Committee takes shape
Bank of England governor told US ambassador of need for nations to cooperate in order to recapitalise banking sector
With inflation continuing to trend higher than the Bank of England’s target rate, index-linked gilts are growing increasingly attractive to investors.
Daily news headlines
The Bank of England (BoE) will expand its asset purchase facility, or ‘quantitative easing’, by £50 billion to £175 billion, it said today.
UK opposition party pledges to fold the FSA into the Bank of England if elected
The Bank of England will start to buy up corporate debt and commercial paper within the next few weeks, governor Mervyn King announced last night.
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