Regulators should ban dividend payments or curb banker pay to conserve cash, instead of championing Cocos, says economist
Political pressure played no part in ECB decision to buy bonds, says board member
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
Last year's Scap stress tests for US banks were a one-off, the Fed chairman said today.
If Greek debt is downgraded again, much will depend on whether the ECB decides to keep accepting it as collateral.
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
Deputy director says IMF research shows central bank reserve managers withdrew $500 billion from deposits at commercial banks during crisis
Governors including Canada’s Mark Carney and India’s Duvvuri Subbarao point to imbalances as root cause of the crisis, but skirt around concerns over the dollar