Bank funding and liquidity management: new report from the Committee on the Global Financial System

27 May 2010

The Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) today released a report on Funding patterns and liquidity management of internationally active banks. The report was prepared by a study group that was established by the CGFS and chaired by Mário Mesquita, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil.

The report investigates changes in funding practices and liquidity management of international banks in response to the crisis. The report makes the following observations:

CGFS Chairman Donald L Kohn said that this report would help to inform the debate on international banking and regulation.

Specific questions regarding the report may be sent to the Secretariat of the CGFS by e-mail (CGFS@bis.org) or fax (+41 61 280 9100).