News archive - 2000

27 December 2000 New publication:
Supervisory risk assessment and early warning systems
14 December 2000 New central bank link:
Reserve Bank of Fiji
12 December 2000 New publication:
A glossary of terms used in payments and settlement systems
11 December 2000 New central bank links:
Banco Central de Honduras;
Banco Central de Nicaragua
6 December 2000 New publication:
The real-time predictive content of money for output
5 December 2000 New central bank link:
Banco Central de Venezuela
30 November 2000 New release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
27 November 2000 New publication and Press Release:
International Banking and Financial Market Developments: Third Quarter 2000
13 November 2000 New publication and Press Release:
The global OTC derivatives market at end-June 2000
9 November 2000 New publications:
The impact of corporate risk management on monetary policy transmission: some empirical evidence
Corporate hedging: the impact of financial derivatives on the broad credit channel of monetary policy
3 November 2000 New publication and Press Release:
BIS Consolidated International Banking Statistics for end-June 2000
31 October 2000 Press Releases:
Opening of the BIS Asia Pacific Regional Treasury Dealing Room
BIS appoints new Chairman of the Financial Stability Institute
23 October 2000 New publication:
Electronic Banking Group Initiatives and White Papers
19 October 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Managing foreign debt and liquidity risks
16 October 2000 New publication:
Trading volumes, volatility and spreads in foreign exchange markets: evidence from emerging market countries
11 October 2000 New publication:
Bank capital regulation in contemporary banking theory: a review of the literature
9 October 2000 New publications:
Recent initiatives to improve the regulation and supervision of private capital flows;
Measuring potential vulnerabilities in emerging market economies
9 October 2000 New central bank link:
Bank of Albania
6 October 2000 New publication:
The Contribution of Payment Systems to Financial Stability
29 September 2000 New central bank link:
Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
26 September 2000 Translation in German:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems
21 September 2000 ICBS2000   (Eleventh International Conference of Banking Supervisors):
Press release and Conference Programme;
Introductory remarks by Kurt Hauri;
Keynote speech by Andrew Crockett;
Introduction by Daniel Zuberbühler;
William Taylor Memorial Lecture by Lee Hsien Loong
20 September 2000 ICBS2000:
Keynote speech by William J McDonough
15 September 2000 Note to private shareholders;
Note aux actionnaires privés;
Mitteilung an die Privataktionäre
14 September 2000 New publications and Press Release:
Principles for the Management of Credit Risk;
Best Practices for Credit Risk Disclosure
12 September 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Report of the Working Group on the BIS International Banking Statistics
11 September 2000 Press Release:
The BIS announces the proposed withdrawal of all privately held shares in exchange for CHF 16,000 per share
8 September 2000 Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum urges continued efforts to address vulnerabilities in the international financial system
7 September 2000 New central bank link:
Bank of Namibia
7 September 2000 Press Release:
Basel Committee issues guidance on FX settlement risk
7 September 2000 New publication:
Supervisory Guidance for Managing Settlement Risk in Foreign Exchange Transactions
1 September 2000 Translations in French, Italian and Spanish:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems
31 August 2000 New release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
28 August 2000 New publication and Press Release:
International Banking and Financial Market Developments: Second Quarter 2000
25 August 2000 New publication:
Credit ratings and complementary sources of credit quality information
11 August 2000 New publication:
Payment systems in Israel
11 August 2000 Translation:
Spanish: The 70th Annual Report of the BIS
11 August 2000 New publication:
Forecast-based monetary policy
4 August 2000 New publication and Press Release:
BIS consolidated international banking statistics for end-March 2000
26 July 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Internal audit in banking organisations and the relationship of the supervisory authorities with internal and external auditors
20 July 2000 Update to publication:
Guide to the international banking statistics
10 July 2000 Update to publication:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems
29 June 2000 New link:
The Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Japan Securities Depository Centre: response to Disclosure Framework
21 June 2000 Press Release:
Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in 2001
21 June 2000 New central bank links:
National Bank of Romania
Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
21 June 2000 New publication:
Evidence on the response of US banks to changes in capital requirements
19 June 2000 New publication and Press Release:
International Banking and Financial Market Developments: First Quarter 2000
7 June 2000 New publication
The 70th Annual Report of the BIS (in Italian)
7 June 2000 New central bank link:
Bank of Botswana
5 June 2000 New publication
The 70th Annual Report of the BIS
5 June 2000 Press releases:
The 70th Annual General Meeting of the BIS
Excerpts from the speech delivered by Urban Bäckström to the 70th Annual General Meeting of the Bank
31 May 2000 New publication:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
29 May 2000 New central bank link:
Banco Central del Paraguay
26 May 2000 Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum Releases Grouping of Offshore Financial Centres (OFCs) to Assist in Setting Priorities for Assessment
22 May 2000 New publication:
Survey of Electronic Money Developments
22 May 2000 New central bank link:
Central Bank of Egypt
18 May 2000 New publication and Press Release:
The global OTC derivatives market at end-December 1999
17 May 2000 Press Release:
(1) First CPSS meeting in the Americas
(2) First high-level payment systems workshop in Mexico
12 May 2000 New publication and Press Release:
BIS consolidated international banking statistics for end-December 1999
12 May 2000 New publications:
Summary of responses received on the report "Credit Risk Modelling: Current Practices and Applications"; Monetary policy in an estimated optimisation-based model with sticky prices and wages
10 May 2000 Press Releases:
Press release by the Chairman of the Governors of the Group of Ten (G10);
(1) New chairman of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems appointed
(2) G10 central bank Governors reaffirm their support for private sector efforts to reduce foreign exchange settlement risk
28 April 2000 Joint Year 2000 Councelin Bulletin:
Eighth Issue of the Bulletin focusing on Year 2000 post-mortem lessons
28 April 2000 Press Release:
Annual dividend payable to shareholders
19 April 2000 Update to publication:
Compendium of documents produced by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
16 April 2000 Press Release:
Communiqué of the ministers and governors of the Group of Ten
7 April 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Basel Committee review of international accounting standards
6 April 2000 New publication:
International financial markets and the implications for monetary and financial stability
31 March 2000 New central bank link:
Bank Negara Malaysia
26 March 2000 Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum endorses policy actions aimed at reducing global financial vulnerabilities
21 March 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Stress Testing by Large Financial Institutions: Current Practice and Aggregation Issues
21 March 2000 New publication:
Statistics on Payment Systems in the Group of Ten Countries: figures for 1998
17 March 2000 New publication:
Information, liquidity and risk in the international interbank market: implicit guarantees and private credit market failure
15 March 2000 Press Release:
Announcement of the 3rd meeting of the Financial Stability Forum on 25-26 March 2000 in Singapore
29 February 2000 New publications:
Sound Practices for Managing Liquidity in Banking Organisations;
Market Liquidity: Research Findings and Selected Policy Implications (May 1999, update to individual papers)
29 February 2000 New release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
28 February 2000 New publication and Press Release:
International Banking and Financial Market Developments: Fourth Quarter 1999
28 February 2000 New central bank link:
Central Bank of Kenya
9 February 2000 Electronic re-releases:
Report on netting schemes (Angell Report) (February 1989)
Delivery versus payment in securities settlement systems (September 1992)
4 February 2000 Electronic re-release
Central bank payment and settlement services with respect to cross-border and multi-currency transactions (September 1993)
4 February 2000 New topic:
Information about the Financial Stability Institute
4 February 2000 Topic moved:
The Year 2000 pages of the Joint Year 2000 Council have been moved to Publications ===> Other
1 February 2000 New publications:
What have we learned from recent financial crises and policy responses?;
A defence of the expectations theory as a model of us long-term interest rates
1 February 2000 Italian translation:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems
31 January 2000 New publication:
Switching from single to multiple bank lending relationships: determinants and implications
25 January 2000 New publication and Press Release:
Banks' Interactions with Highly Leveraged Institutions: Implementation of the Basel Committee's Sound Practices Paper
25 January 2000 New pages on FSI:
Information about the Financial Stability Institute
24 January 2000 New publications:
Payment Systems in Turkey
German translation: Core principles for systemically important payment systems
21 January 2000 New publication:
Industry Views on Credit Risk Mitigation
19 January 2000 New publications:
Current topics in payment and settlements systems
Cross-border securities settlements, March 1995 (electronic re-release)
19 January 2000 Press Release:
Consultative Meeting on Securities Settlement Systems - More than 50 public institutions meet at the BIS -
19 January 2000 New central bank link:
Qatar Central Bank
18 January 2000 New publications and Press Release:
Range of Practice in Banks' Internal Ratings Systems
A New Capital Adequacy Framework: Pillar 3 - Market Discipline
14 January 2000 Spanish and Russian translation:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems
12 January 2000 New central bank link:
Bank of Greece
4 January 2000 French translation:
Core principles for systemically important payment systems