Past experience suggests the new financial stability bodies should direct regulatory policies, not just warn about instability
Former head of UK Financial Services Authority Howard Davies says vote on bond purchases underlines flaws in European Central Bank’s one member, one vote policy
Bank for International Settlements releases H2 2009 over-the-counter derivatives data that shows a small increase in total notional amounts outstanding
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The €45 billion Eurozone-IMF aid package may not be enough to bridge Greece’s financing gap, leading some analysts to suggest a debt restructuring could soon be on the cards Credit specialists fear Greece could be forced to restructure its debt...
If Greek debt is downgraded again, much will depend on whether the ECB decides to keep accepting it as collateral.
US government attempts to repair the damage done by the financial crisis have been successful as regards the major banks, but have failed to address rising unemployment and a lacklustre residential property market, according to the latest quarterly report...
Banking systems with small numbers of large banks are more stable and less likely to undergo crises, according to World Bank and NBER economists.
Much awaited parliamentary report singles out seven individuals including Icelandic central bank’s governing board trio as responsible for 2008 collapse of banking sector
Markets soothed as firm details of Greek rescue plan are announced, eurozone will provide €30 billion at discounted 5% rate for year forward, analysts less convinced
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future