News archive - 2001

20 December 2001 New Basel Committee publication:
Sound Practices for the Management and Supervision of Operational Risk
20 December 2001 New publication:
Comparing monetary policy operating procedures across the United States, Japan and the euro area
20 December 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Regular OTC Derivatives Market Statistics (and the second part of the triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity)
20 December 2001 New central bank link:
Morocco
14 December 2001 BIS Review - Speeches and articles by senior central bankers:
Bruno Gehrig: Review of the Swiss economy: end-of-year media news conference;
Jean-Pierre Roth: Review of the Swiss economy: end-of-year media news conference;
Niklaus Blattner: Review of the Swiss economy: end-of-year media news conference;
Hermann Remsperger: Enlargement of the European Union and European and Monetary Union: Maastricht meets Copenhagen;
Alan Greenspan: The euro as an international currency;
Edward M Gramlich: Asset prices and monetary policy;
Laurence H Meyer: The future of money and of monetary policy
13 December 2001 Press Release:
Progress towards completion of the new Basel Capital Accord
13 December 2001 New central bank link:
Sierra Leone
10 December 2001 New publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review December 2001 - International banking and financial market developments
4 December 2001 New publication:
Modelling aspects of the inflation process and the monetary transmission mechanism in emerging market countries
30 November 2001 New release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
29 November 2001 New central bank links:
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas;
Banque Nationale du Rwanda
23 November 2001 New publication:
Electronic finance: a new perspective and challenges
14 November 2001 New CPSS publications:
Survey of electronic money developments;
Payment systems in Singapore
14 November 2001 New BIS publication:
The financial crisis in Japan during the 1990s: how the Bank of Japan responded and the lessons learnt
12 November 2001 New CPSS publications and Press Release:
Recommendations for securities settlement systems
7 November 2001 New publications and Press Release:
The Joint Forum Core Principles and Risk Management Practices and Regulatory Capital - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons
6 November 2001 New Press Release:
Host Country Agreement opens the way for the establishment of a BIS Representative Office for the Americas
6 November 2001 Basel Committee's QIS 2.5 Exercise.
5 November 2001 Basel Committee's Summary of QIS 2 results and potential modifications to the New Basel Capital Accord.
2 November 2001 New central bank link:
Centrale Bank van Suriname
1 November 2001 Basel Committee's Comment Letters to Other Organisations.
29 October 2001 New publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics - second quarter 2001
29 October 2001 New central bank link:
Reserve Bank of Malawi
19 October 2001 New Press Release:
First Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting of the FSF
12 October 2001 Basel Committee: Working paper on the
Treatment of Asset Securitisations.
12 October 2001 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review September 2001 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
9 October 2001 New release:
Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity
9 October 2001 New central bank links:
National Bank of the Republic of Belarus;
National Bank of Georgia;
National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic
5 October 2001 Basel Committee: working paper on the
internal ratings-based approach to specialised lending exposures.
4 October 2001 New publication and press release of the Basel Committee:
Customer due diligence for banks
3 October 2001 New publication:
The changing shape of fixed income markets: a collection of studies by central bank economists.
2 October 2001 Basel Committee: Workshop on Applied Banking Research held in Oslo, 12-13 June.
28 September 2001 Basel Committee: working paper on the
regulatory treatment of operational risk.
28 September 2001 Basel Committee working paper on
pillar 3 - market discipline.
21 September 2001 Basel Committee newsletter:
Update on work on the New Basel Capital Accord.
20 September 2001 New publication:
Payment systems in the Republic of Belarus.
18 September 2001 New publication:
The changing shape of fixed income markets.
12 September 2001 New Financial Stability Forum publication:
Guidance for Developing Effective Deposit Insurance Systems.
10 September 2001 New publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review September 2001 - International banking and financial market developments
7 September 2001 New Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum holds its sixth meeting
4 September 2001 New publication:
The banking industry in the emerging market economies: competition, consolidation and systemic stability
4 September 2001 New central bank link:
Banco Central de la Republica Dominicana
31 August 2001 New publication:
The costs and benefits of moral suasion: Evidence from the rescue of long-term capital management
31 August 2001 New release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
28 August 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Internal audit in banks and the supervisor's relationship with auditors
21 August 2001 New central bank links:
National Bank of Kazakhstan;
National Bank of Yugoslavia
16 August 2001 New publication:
Allocating bank regulatory powers: lender of last resort, deposit insurance and supervision
14 August 2001 New publication:
Empirical studies of structural changes and inflation
7 August 2001 New publication:
Basel Committee Working Paper on Risk Sensitive Approaches for Equity Exposures in the Banking Book for IRB Banks
30 July 2001 New publication:
Basel Committee Working Paper on the IRB Treatment of Expected Losses and Future Margin Income
30 July 2001 New publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics - first quarter 2001
27 July 2001 Translations:
Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (German, Italian)
19 July 2001 New publication:
Can liquidity risk be subsumed in credit risk? A case study from Brady bond prices
19 July 2001 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review June 2001 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
18 July 2001 New publication:
Compendium of documents of the Joint Forum
11 July 2001 New section on the BIS website:
Speeches and articles by senior BIS officials
9 July 2001 New publications:
The impact of the euro on Europe's financial markets;
The interbank market during a crisis
25 June 2001 Press release:
Update on the New Basel Capital Accord
18 June 2001 New publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review June 2001 - International banking and financial market developments
12 June 2001 New publication:
Structural Aspects of Market Liquidity from a Financial Stability Perspective
11 June 2001 New publication:
The 71st Annual Report of the BIS
11 June 2001 Press releases:
The 71st Annual General Meeting of the BIS
Excerpts from the speech delivered by Urban Bäckström to the 71st Annual General Meeting of the Bank
Extraordinary General Meeting: Division of the Yugoslav issue of the Bank for International Settlements' capital
11 June 2001 New central bank link:
State Bank of Pakistan
8 June 2001 New central bank links:
Bank of Sudan;
Central Bank of Yemen
8 June 2001 Translation:
Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems: French
1 June 2001 Basel Committee:
The New Basel Capital Accord: Comments received on the Second Consultative Package
23 May 2001 Update:
Basel Committee Compendium: three documents added to Vol. 1.
22 May 2001 New publication:
BIS Papers No 2 - Market liquidity: proceedings of a workshop held at the BIS
18 May 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Progress made in addressing concerns raised by Highly Leveraged Institutions
17 May 2001 New Basel Committee publication:
Essential elements of a statement of cooperation between banking supervisors
16 May 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Regular OTC Derivatives Market Statistics
7 May 2001 New publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics
4 May 2001 New Basel Committee publication:
Risk Management Principles for Electronic Banking
4 May 2001 Basel Committee:
Quantitative Impact Study (QIS) - Operational Risk Data
2 May 2001 Basel Committee:
Quantitative Impact Study (QIS) - FAQ and Rating Scales Comparison
30 April 2001 New press release:
Communiqué of the Ministers and Governors of the Group of Ten
26 April 2001 New publication and press release:
Final Report of the Multidisciplinary Working Group on Enhanced Disclosure
25 April 2001 CGFS new publication and press release:
A survey of stress tests and current practice at major financial institutions
25 April 2001 New Basel Committee publication:
Conducting a Supervisory Self-Assessment - Practical Application
23 April 2001 New Basel Committee publication:
Public disclosures by banks: results of the 1999 disclosure survey
23 April 2001 Basel Committee - translations:
Overview of The New Basel Capital Accord - (French, Spanish)
19 April 2001 Basel Committee:
Quantitative Impact Study (QIS)
18 April 2001 New central bank link:
Central Bank of Oman
12 April 2001 New central bank link:
Central Bank of Barbados
12 April 2001 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2001 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
6 April 2001 New publication:
Marrying the macro- and micro-prudential dimensions of financial stability
30 March 2001 Press release:
BIS to open Representative Office for the Americas in Mexico City
26 March 2001 New publication:
Statistics on Payment Systems in the Group of Ten Countries: Figures for 1999
23 March 2001 Press release:
Financial Stability Forum holds its fifth meeting
22 March 2001 New publication and press release:
Review of Issues Relating to Highly Leveraged Institutions (HLIs)
12 March 2001 Press release:
BIS Asian Consultative Council
12 March 2001 Press release:
Improved BIS website launched today
7 March 2001 Special Features translations:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2001 - International banking and financial market developments
6 March 2001 New publication and press release:
Collateral in wholesale financial markets: recent trends, risk management and market dynamics
5 March 2001 New publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2001 - International banking and financial market developments
12 February 2001 New publication and press release:
The relationship between banking supervisors and banks' external auditors
9 February 2001 New publication:
Money and inflation in the Euro Area: A case for monetary indicators?
2 February 2001 New publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics
31 January 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Customer due diligence for banks
25 January 2001 New publication and Press Release:
Consolidation in the Financial Sector
18 January 2001 Information on the Hague Arbitral Tribunal (BIS)
18 January 2001 Translation in German:
The New Basel Capital Accord
16 January 2001 New publications and Press Release:
The New Basel Capital Accord
15 January 2001 New publications and Press Releases:
Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems;
Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems
15 January 2001 New publication and Press Release:
The implications of electronic trading in financial markets
11 January 2001 Information to private shareholders
8 January 2001 Press Release:
The BIS announces the withdrawal of all shares held by its private shareholders against payment of CHF 16,000 per share
2 January 2001 New publication:
Information flows during the asian crisis: evidence from closed-end funds