The G7 has declared its support for a temporary suspension of debt service payments due on official bilateral claims for all countries eligible for World Bank concessional financing.
Since mid-March, FSB members have reported about 850 discrete actions to address the financial and economic fallout related to Covid-19.
The consultative report proposes 10 high-level recommendations for jurisdictional authorities to advance consistent and effective regulation and supervision of global stablecoin arrangements.
US dollar shortages could constrain policy responses aimed at cushioning emerging market economies from the Covid-19 shock.
ISLA's Council for Sustainable Finance says short selling can be a "positive mechanism", and banning it can harm price discovery and liquidity.
Data is the first line of defence when it comes to protecting one’s business from links to wrongdoing.
New technologies have the potential to facilitate fast, low cost, transparent and scalable payments, but should be accompanied by measures to address all relevant risks.
IOSCO resources will be redeployed to focus on matters directly impacted by Covid-19, including to examine market-based finance, investment funds and central clearing.
Since the 2019 update, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia have finished adopting measures that will enable them to implement the PFMIs for all financial market infrastructure types.
IFRS 9 should be applied flexibly rather than mechanistically when estimating ECL, and payment moratorium periods can be excluded from the counting of days past due.
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