The findings suggest that government policy to promote electronic payments may have to address fundamental concerns about privacy and confidence in financial institutions.
In a new paper, the BIS’s Fernando Restoy and Claudio Borio offer three important principles to guide the assessment of Covid-19 related policy adjustments.
The CPMI and World Bank have set out key actions to help stakeholders address fintech risks in the context of achieving financial inclusion outcomes.
Hedge funds were found to have sufficient portfolio liquidity to meet investor redemption demands under normal market conditions, based on end-September 2018 data.
The consultative report proposes 10 high-level recommendations for jurisdictional authorities to advance consistent and effective regulation and supervision of global stablecoin arrangements.
ISLA's Council for Sustainable Finance says short selling can be a "positive mechanism", and banning it can harm price discovery and liquidity.
Coronavirus-related disruptions will weaken the operating environment and weigh on asset quality, despite policy measures to help mitigate the effects on banks.
Last year was the second-biggest year on record for fines against financial institutions for AML and sanctions violations, according to a new report from Fenergo.
In Asia, South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia have imposed short-selling bans, while Thailand, Taiwan and India have tightened their rules to make the practice more difficult.
Central banks need to channel their US dollar liquidity towards preventing global supply chains from unravelling, says BIS general manager Agustín Carstens.