News archive - 2015

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28 Jul 2015

BIS Review - Speeches and articles by senior central bankers:

27 Jul 2015

BIS Review - Speeches and articles by senior central bankers:

24 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Working group to strengthen code of conduct standards and principles in foreign exchange markets has commenced work

24 Jul 2015

Statistics:

Locational banking statistics

24 Jul 2015

Statistics:

Consolidated banking statistics

24 Jul 2015

Statistics:

International banking statistics at end-March 2015

23 Jul 2015

Vacancies:

Member of Secretariat, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) (100%)

The BIS seeks a Member of Secretariat, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) (100%), for the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Fixed-term for 2 years. Application deadline: 10 August 2015

23 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Criteria for identifying simple, transparent and comparable securitisations

23 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Final criteria for identifying "simple, transparent and comparable" securitisations issued by the Basel Committee and IOSCO

22 Jul 2015

Foreign Exchange Working Group

17 Jul 2015

Statistics:

Communication Note

17 Jul 2015

Statistics:

Detailed data set on nominal residential property prices

16 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

General guide to account opening - consultative document

Open for consultation until Thursday 22 October 2015

16 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Revised guide to account opening for consultation issued by the Basel Committee

16 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Guidelines for identifying and dealing with weak banks

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16 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Guidelines for identifying and dealing with weak banks released by the Basel Committee

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15 Jul 2015

Vacancies:

Quantitative Risk Analyst / Developer (100%)

The BIS seeks a Quantitative Risk Analyst / Developer (100%), Risk Control, for the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Fixed-term for 3 years. Application deadline: 21 August 2015

15 Jul 2015

Statistics:

BIS effective exchange rate indices

15 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Progress report on the implementation of principles for effective supervisory colleges

15 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Progress report on supervisory colleges published by the Basel Committee

10 Jul 2015

Vacancies:

Senior Financial Sector Specialist (100%)

The BIS seeks a Senior Financial Sector Specialist (100%), Financial Stability Institute, for the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Fixed-term for 3 years. Application deadline: 14 August 2015

09 Jul 2015

Press releases:

CPMI and IOSCO begin first "Level 3" PFMI Principles assessment

09 Jul 2015

Working Papers:

Inflation targeting and financial stability: providing policymakers with relevant information

by Anders Vredin

08 Jul 2015

Vacancies:

Statistical Analyst (100%)

The BIS seeks a Statistical Analyst, Statistics and Research Support (100%), for the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Fixed-term for up to 3 years. Application deadline: 10 August 2015

08 Jul 2015

Vacancies:

Head of Information Governance (100%)

The BIS seeks a Head of Information Governance, Information Management Services (100%), for the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Fixed-term for 3 years. Application deadline: 2 August 2015

08 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Revised principles on corporate governance for banks issued by the Basel Committee

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08 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Corporate governance principles for banks

07 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Frequently asked questions on the Basel III leverage ratio framework

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02 Jul 2015

BIS speeches:

by Jaime Caruana: The role of the CPMI as part of the Basel Process

02 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Report on the impact and accountability of banking supervision

02 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Report on the impact and accountability of banking supervision issued by the Basel Committee

01 Jul 2015

BCBS Publications:

Review of the Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) risk framework - consultative document

Open for consultation until Thursday 1 October 2015

01 Jul 2015

Press releases:

Basel Committee issues consultative document on its review of the Credit Valuation Adjustment risk framework

30 Jun 2015

Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures 25th Anniversary Conference

Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures 25th Anniversary Conference, Basel, 30 June 2015.

29 Jun 2015

FSI Survey - Basel II, 2.5 and III Implementation

28 Jun 2015

BIS speeches:

by Jaime Caruana: General Manager's speech: Taking a longer-term perspective

28 Jun 2015

85th Annual General Meeting

28 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Don't let the unthinkable become the new normal, says BIS in 85th Annual Report

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28 Jun 2015

85th Annual Report, 2014/15

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28 Jun 2015

BIS speeches:

by Claudio Borio: Persistent unusually low interest rates. Why? What consequences?

28 Jun 2015

BIS speeches:

by Hyun Song Shin: Three BIS research themes in the Annual Report

28 Jun 2015

Statistics:

85th Annual Report, 2014/15 - Statistics associated with the graphs

22 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Net Stable Funding Ratio disclosure standards

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22 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Net Stable Funding Ratio disclosure requirements finalised by the Basel Committee

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18 Jun 2015

Statistics:

Residential property price statistics

16 Jun 2015

Glossary

by CPMI

15 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III LCR regulations - South Africa

15 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III risk-based capital regulations - South Africa

15 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III LCR regulations - India

15 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III risk-based capital regulations - India

15 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Basel III implementation assessments of India and South Africa published by Basel Committee

12 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Basel Committee announces Chile as host of the 2016 International Conference of Banking Supervisors

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11 Jun 2015

CPMI Publications:

Implementation monitoring of PFMIs: Second update to Level 1 assessment report

by CPMI

11 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Implementation monitoring of the PFMIs: Second update to Level 1 assessment report

11 Jun 2015

Working Papers:

Comparative assessment of macroprudential policies

by Valentina Bruno, Ilhyock Shim and Hyun Song Shin

09 Jun 2015

14th BIS Annual Conference

Fourtheenth BIS Annual Conference on "Towards a 'new normal' in financial markets?" held in Lucerne, Switzerland, 26 June 2015.

08 Jun 2015

BIS Quarterly Review:

BIS Quarterly Review, June 2015

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08 Jun 2015

Statistics:

Long series on credit to the private non-financial sector

08 Jun 2015

Statistics:

Derivatives statistics

08 Jun 2015

Statistics:

Exchange traded derivatives statistics

Data for Q1 2015: The main purpose of the Exchange Traded Derivatives statistics is to obtain extensive information of the size, structure and developments of the futures and options markets so as to complement and reinforce other more traditional sets of financial statistics compiled by the BIS; In conjunction with the semi-annual OTC derivatives statistics they provide a more comprehensive monitoring of the international financial market activity.

08 Jun 2015

Statistics:

Debt securities statistics

08 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Interest rate risk in the banking book - consultative document

Open for consultation until Friday 11 September 2015

08 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Basel Committee consults on interest rate risk in the banking book

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02 Jun 2015

BCBS Publications:

Developments in credit risk management across sectors: current practices and recommendations

02 Jun 2015

Press releases:

Credit risk management across sectors - report released by the Joint Forum

22 May 2015

Statistics:

Long series on nominal residential property prices

22 May 2015

Statistics:

Long series on nominal residential property prices - data documentation

22 May 2015

Statistics:

Residential property price developments - Fourth quarter of 2014

22 May 2015

Statistics:

Selected residential property price series - data documentation

20 May 2015

CGFS Publications:

Regulatory change and monetary policy

Report submitted by a Working Group established by the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Markets Committee.

18 May 2015

BIS speeches:

by Stefan Ingves: Remarks by Mr Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank

12 May 2015

Press releases:

BIS, ECB and IMF publish the Handbook on Securities Statistics

12 May 2015

Handbook on Securities Statistics

The joint handbook assists the production of internationally comparable securities statistics. It covers the conceptual framework for statistics on debt and equity securities. Set of detailed presentation tables using the concepts and guidelines.

11 May 2015

Press releases:

Economic Consultative Committee statement on FX market best practices

08 May 2015

Working Papers:

Leverage dynamics and the real burden of debt

by Mikael Juselius and Mathias Drehmann

30 Apr 2015

Working Papers:

Prolonged reserves accumulation, credit booms, asset prices and monetary policy in Asia

by Andrew Filardo and Pierre Siklos

30 Apr 2015

BIS speeches:

by Jaime Caruana: The international monetary and financial system: eliminating the blind spot

30 Apr 2015

BIS Papers:

Currency carry trades in Latin America

BIS Papers No. 81

30 Apr 2015

OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2014

30 Apr 2015

Statistics:

Detailed tables on semiannual OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2014

27 Apr 2015

BCBS Publications:

Eighth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework

24 Apr 2015

BIS speeches:

by Hervé Hannoun: Ultra-low or negative interest rates: what they mean for financial stability and growth

23 Apr 2015

BIS e-mail alerts

23 Apr 2015

Statistics:

International banking statistics at end-December 2014

21 Apr 2015

Press releases:

Basel Committee removes selected national discretions and replies to frequently asked question on funding valuation adjustment

15 Apr 2015

BIS speeches:

by Hyun Song Shin: Macroprudential tools, their limits and their connection with monetary policy

14 Apr 2015

IFC Bulletin:

Indicators to support monetary and financial stability analysis: data sources and statistical methodologies

Proceedings of the Seventh IFC Conference on "Indicators to support monetary and financial stability analysis: data sources and statistical methodologies", Basel, 4-5 September 2014.

13 Apr 2015

Sixth BIS Consultative Council for the Americas research conference on "Detecting vulnerabilities, monetary policy normalisation and policy frameworks"

Programme and papers from the 6th BIS Consultative Council for the Americas research conference on "Detecting vulnerabilities, monetary policy normalisation and policy frameworks", México, 13-14 April 2015.

09 Apr 2015

BIS speeches:

by Claudio Borio: The international monetary and financial system: Its Achilles heel and what to do about it

31 Mar 2015

CGFS Publications:

Central bank operating frameworks and collateral markets

Report submitted by a Study Group established by the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Markets Committee.

24 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

Foreign exchange intervention: strategies and effectiveness

by Nuttathum Chutasripanich and James Yetman

24 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

Liquidity Squeeze, Abundant Funding and Macroeconomic Volatility

by Enisse Kharroubi

24 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

Global Asset Allocation Shifts

by Tim A Kroencke, Maik Schmeling and Andreas Schrimpf

24 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

When is macroprudential policy effective?

by Chris McDonald

24 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

The transmission of monetary policy in EMEs in a changing financial environment: a longitudinal analysis

by Emanuel Kohlscheen and Ken Miyajima

20 Mar 2015

BIS speeches:

by Jaime Caruana: Welcoming remarks

18 Mar 2015

Press releases:

Revisions to implementation of margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives issued by the Basel Committee and IOSCO

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18 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

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18 Mar 2015

Press releases:

March 2015 BIS Quarterly Review: A wave of further easing

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18 Mar 2015

BIS Quarterly Review:

BIS Quarterly Review, March 2015

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16 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

Financial crisis, US unconventional monetary policy and international spillovers

by Qianying Chen, Andrew Filardo, Dong He and Feng Zhu

16 Mar 2015

Press releases:

Basel III implementation assessments of Hong Kong SAR and Mexico as well as follow-up reports published by the Basel Committee

16 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III risk-based capital regulations - Hong Kong SAR

16 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III LCR regulations - Hong Kong SAR

16 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III risk-based capital regulations - Mexico

16 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) - Assessment of Basel III LCR regulations - Mexico

11 Mar 2015

Press releases:

CPMI and IOSCO begin review of CCP stress testing

10 Mar 2015

Press releases:

Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva appointed as BIS Deputy General Manager

10 Mar 2015

Second BIS Research Network meeting on macroeconomics and global financial markets

Second BIS Research Network meeting on macroeconomics and global financial markets, Basel, 10-11 March 2015.

06 Mar 2015

Working Papers:

Why do we need both liquidity regulations and a lender of last resort? A perspective from Federal Reserve lending during the 2007-09 US financial crisis

by Mark A Carlson, Burcu Duygan-Bump and William Nelson

03 Mar 2015

Enhancing euro area capital stock estimates

IFC Working Papers No 13

by Zlatina Balabanova and Ruben van der Helm

03 Mar 2015

BCBS Publications:

Basel III Monitoring Report

03 Mar 2015

Press releases:

Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee

27 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Assessing the CNH-CNY pricing differential: role of fundamentals, contagion and policy

by Michael Funke, Chang Shu, Xiaoqiang Cheng and Sercan Eraslan

26 Feb 2015

CPMI Publications:

Implementation monitoring of PFMIs: Level 2 assessment report for central counterparties and trade repositories - European Union

by CPMI

26 Feb 2015

CPMI Publications:

Implementation monitoring of PFMIs: Level 2 assessment report for central counterparties and trade repositories - Japan

by CPMI

26 Feb 2015

CPMI Publications:

Implementation monitoring of PFMIs: Level 2 assessment report for central counterparties and trade repositories - United States

by CPMI

26 Feb 2015

CPMI Publications:

Public quantitative disclosure standards for central counterparties

by CPMI

26 Feb 2015

Press releases:

Quantitative disclosure standards for central counterparties issued by CPMI and IOSCO

26 Feb 2015

Press releases:

Implementation monitoring of the PFMI: Level 2 assessments for central counterparties and trade repositories in the European Union, Japan and the United States

26 Feb 2015

Monitoring the implementation of standards

25 Feb 2015

BIS speeches:

by Hyun Song Shin: Toward a joined-up research agenda for central banks

25 Feb 2015

BIS speeches:

by Jaime Caruana: Financial reform and the role of regulators: Evolving markets, evolving risks, evolving regulation

24 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

A dynamic network model of the unsecured interbank lending market

by Francisco Blasques, Falk Bräuning and Iman van Lelyveld

20 Feb 2015

Monetary spillovers? Boom and bust? Currency wars? The international monetary system strikes back

In recent years, the global financial system has witnessed several episodes of instability due to the external repercussions of monetary policy measures by major countries, the development of financial cycles characterised by excessive credit creation followed by sudden stops, and large movements in the exchange rates of both advanced and emerging market economies. The standard therapy for dealing with these disturbances has been a mix of ...

by Fabrizio Saccomanni

18 Feb 2015

BIS speeches:

by Hyun Song Shin: On book equity: why it matters for monetary policy

12 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Why does financial sector growth crowd out real economic growth?

by Stephen G Cecchetti and Enisse Kharroubi

11 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Liquidity and growth: the role of counter-cyclical interest rates

by Philippe Aghion, Emmanuel Farhi and Enisse Kharroubi

11 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Bank competition and credit booms

by Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul

11 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

The biofuel connection: impact of US regulation on oil and food prices

by Fernando Avalos and Marco Jacopo Lombardi

11 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Why did bank lending rates diverge from policy rates after the financial crisis?

by Anamaria Illes, Marco Jacopo Lombardi and Paul Mizen

09 Feb 2015

Working Papers:

Can demography affect inflation and monetary policy?

by Mikael Juselius and Előd Takáts

07 Feb 2015

Press releases:

BIS publishes indicators of global liquidity and analysis of oil market developments

07 Feb 2015

Statistics:

Global liquidity indicators

07 Feb 2015

Statistics:

Global liquidity: selected indicators (February 2015)

07 Feb 2015

Statistics:

Box: Oil and debt (February 2015)

05 Feb 2015

BCBS Publications:

Developments in credit risk management across sectors: current practices and recommendations - consultative document

05 Feb 2015

Press releases:

Credit risk management across sectors - report released by the Joint Forum

05 Feb 2015

IFC Bulletin:

Financial inclusion indicators

Proceedings of the workshop on "Financial Inclusion Indicators", co-hosted by the Bank Negara Malaysia, Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, 5-6 November 2012.

02 Feb 2015

BCBS Publications:

Guidance on accounting for expected credit losses - consultative document

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02 Feb 2015

Press releases:

Guidance on accounting for expected credit losses issued by the Basel Committee

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30 Jan 2015

BCBS Publications:

Range of practice in the regulation and supervision of institutions relevant to financial inclusion

29 Jan 2015

Incorporating financial stability considerations into central bank policy models

Closing conference of the BIS CCA Research Network, hosted by the BIS Office for the Americas, Mexico City, 29-30 January 2015.

29 Jan 2015

BCBS Working Papers:

The interplay of accounting and regulation and its impact on bank behaviour: Literature review

29 Jan 2015

Debt

BIS Papers No. 80

by Jaime Caruana, Benjamin M Friedman, Stephen King and Masaaki Shirakawa

28 Jan 2015

BCBS Publications:

Revised Pillar 3 disclosure requirements

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28 Jan 2015

Press releases:

Revised Pillar 3 requirements issued by the Basel Committee

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26 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Bank capital shock propagation via syndicated interconnectedness

by Makoto Nirei, Julián Caballero and Vladyslav Sushko

23 Jan 2015

Press releases:

Second progress report on banks' adoption of risk data aggregation principles issued by the Basel Committee

23 Jan 2015

BCBS Publications:

Progress in adopting the principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting

22 Jan 2015

Banking and regulation: the next frontier

A joint workshop by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the Journal of Financial Intermediation, Basel, Switzerland, 22-23 January 2015.

20 Jan 2015

Statistics:

International banking statistics at end-September 2014

16 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Global dollar credit: links to US monetary policy and leverage

by Robert N McCauley, Patrick McGuire and Vladyslav Sushko

16 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Secular stagnation, debt overhang and other rationales for sluggish growth, six years on

by Stephanie Lo and Kenneth Rogoff

16 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Credit booms: implications for the public and the private sector

by Tano Santos

15 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Trilemmas and trade-offs: living with financial globalisation

by Maurice Obstfeld

14 Jan 2015

Working Papers:

Understanding the role of debt in the financial system

by Bengt Holmstrom