News archive - 2002

20 December 2002 BIS Papers: Comparison of creditor and debtor data on short-term external debt
20 December 2002 Financial Stability Institute: Financial Supervision Training Directory
9 December 2002 G-10 report and press release: Insolvency Arrangements and Contract Enforceability
9 December 2002 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review December 2002 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Assessing the risk of banking crises,   2) Settlement risk in foreign exchange markets and CLS Bank,   3) Interest rate risk and bank net interest margins,   4) Integrating the finances of East Asia  
29 November 2002 Release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
25 November 2002 Press release:
Hague Arbitral Tribunal decision regarding the repurchase of privately held shares of the BIS
15 November 2002 Working paper:
Implications of habit formation for optimal monetary policy
13 November 2002 CPSS report and press release:
Assessment methodology for "Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems"
11 November 2002 Press release:
BIS opens Representative Office for the Americas
8 November 2002 Press release:
Acceleration of OTC derivatives market activity in the first half of 2002
30 October 2002 About BIS, new legal text:
Host Country Agreement for the Representative Office for the Americas
30 October 2002 Basel Committee:
Quantitative Impact Study (QIS 3): Frequently Asked Questions (updated)
28 October 2002 New Basel Committee publication:
Working Paper on Securitisation
23 October 2002 New publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics - second quarter 2002
22 October 2002 BIS speeches:
Andrew Crockett: Capital flows in East Asia since the crisis
William White: Changing views on how best to conduct monetary policy
21 October 2002 CGFS conference volume:
Risk Measurement and Systemic Risk
21 October 2002 Working paper:
Changes in market functioning and central bank policy: an overview of the issues
15 October 2002 Basel Committee:
New publication: Management and Supervision of Cross-Border Electronic Banking Activities
14 October 2002 Press release:
Second regional meeting of FSF in the Asia-Pacific region
11 October 2002 Basel Committee:
Quantitative Impact Study (QIS 3): Frequently Asked Questions
11 October 2002 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review September 2002 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
2 October 2002 Working papers:
A VAR analysis of the effects of monetary policy in East Asia
Should banks be diversified? Evidence from individual bank loan portfolios
Internal ratings, the business cycle and capital requirements: some evidence from an emerging market economy
Credit risk measurement and procyclicality
1 October 2002 Basel Committee documents and press release:
Third quantitative impact study (QIS 3)
27 September 2002 Press release:
Communiqué of the Ministers and Governors of the Group of Ten
19 September 2002 Press Releases:
Customer due diligence: a new level of commitment among bank supervisors;
Twelfth International Conference of Banking Supervisors
18 September 2002 CPSS Consultative report and press release:
Policy issues for central banks in retail payments
17 September 2002 Basel Committee:
Translations of 'Customer due diligence for banks' of October 2001
10 September 2002 Press Release:
Committee to aid search for new BIS General Manager
9 September 2002 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review September 2002 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Housing markets and economic growth: lessons from the US refinancing boom,   2) Explaining changes in house prices,   3) The case of the missing commercial real estate cycle   4) Rising foreign currency liquidity of banks in China  
6 September 2002 New service:
Subscribe to the new BIS e-mail alert
4 September 2002 Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum reviews vulnerabilities and efforts to strengthen the international financial system
4 September 2002 Working papers:
China's asset management corporations
30 August 2002 Publication (BIS Papers):
Market functioning and central bank policy
30 August 2002 Release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
28 August 2002 Basel Committee publication and press release:
Internal Audit in Banks and the Supervisor's Relationship with Auditors: A Survey
2 August 2002 Working papers:
Asset prices, financial and monetary stability: exploring the nexus
The link between default and recovery rates: effects on the procyclicality of regulatory capital ratios
31 July 2002 BCBS publication:
Sound Practices for the Management and Supervision of Operational Risk
CPSS publication:
Statistics on Payment Systems in the Group of Ten Countries: Figures for 2000
26 July 2002 Publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics - first quarter 2002
25 July 2002 Publication (BIS Papers):
The development of bond markets in emerging economies
24 June 2002 New central bank links:
Lesotho, Uganda
19 July 2002 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review June 2002 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
10 July 2002 Press Release:
Basel Committee reaches agreement on New Capital Accord issues
8 July 2002 BIS 72nd Annual Report 2001/2002
8 July 2002 BIS Annual General Meeting
5 July 2002 New central bank link:
Algeria
1 July 2002 Basel Committee:
Results of Quantitative Impact Study 2.5
14 June 2002 Basel Committee:
Updated mandate of the Joint Forum
10 June 2002 Conference jointly organised by Bocconi University and the BIS:
Risk and Stability in the Financial System: What Role for Regulators, Management and Market Discipline?
10 June 2002 Publication (BIS Working Papers):
Determinants of international bank lending to emerging market countries
10 June 2002 New central bank links:
Nigeria, Papua New Guinea
6 June 2002 Basel Committee:
Operational Risk Data Collection Exercise
3 June 2002 Release:
Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank statistics on external debt
27 May 2002 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review June 2002 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Waning confidence in strong recovery,   2) The changing information content of market interest rates,   3) What's behind the liquidity spread?   4) Positive feedback trading in the US Treasury market
15 May 2002 Publication and Press Release:
Regular OTC Derivatives Market Statistics
15 May 2002 BCBS publication:
Public disclosures by banks: results of the 2000 disclosure survey
13 May 2002 Basel Committee:
Workshop "Basel II: An Economic Assessment" (Basel, 17-18 May 2002)
8 May 2002 Press Release:
International Association of Deposit Insurers to locate new secretariat in Basel
8 May 2002 Publication and Press Release:
The BIS consolidated international banking statistics - fourth quarter 2001
30 April 2002 Press Release:
Second FSF regional meeting with Latin American authorities
25 April 2002 Publication (BIS Papers):
Central bank intervention and market expectations
22 April 2002 Press Release:
Communiqué of the ministers and governors of the Group of Ten
17 April 2002 Basel Committee publication:
Sharing of financial records between jurisdictions in connection with the fight against terrorist financing
17 April 2002 Press Release:
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision supports collective action to halt terrorist funding
17 April 2002 New central bank link:
United Arab Emirates
16 April 2002 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2002 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
11 April 2002 Press Release:
First FSF regional meeting with central and eastern European authorities
9 April 2002 New central bank link:
Cayman Islands
9 April 2002 Publication (BIS Working Papers):
Output trends and Okun's law
3 April 2002 Basel Committee publication:
Supervisory Guidance on Dealing with Weak Banks
26 March 2002 Press Release:
Financial Stability Forum holds its seventh meeting
18 March 2002 Publication:
Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity 2001 - Final Results
13 March 2002 New central bank link:
Bahamas
11 March 2002 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2002 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Concerns about transparency cloud market optimism,   2) Globalising international banking,   3) Lending to emerging markets: the 1990s roller coaster,   4) Do syndicated credits anticipate BIS banking data?   5) Uses of the BIS statistics
8 March 2002 Publications:
Optimal dynamic hedging using futures under a borrowing constraint
A survey of the institutional and operational aspects of modern-day currency boards
8 March 2002 Speeches by Andrew Crockett and Yutaka Yamaguchi at the Third Joint Central Bank Research Conference on Risk Measurement and Systemic Risk.
6 March 2002 Changes in risk through time: measurement and policy options
Conference organised by the BIS. (Basel, 6 March 2002)
15 February 2002 CGFS Research Conference Programme and submitted papers:
Risk Measurement and Systemic Risk
13 February 2002 CGFS publication and press release:
IT innovations and financing patterns: implications for the financial system
8 February 2002 Speech by Andrew Crockett:
Reflections on the Capital Accord, risk management and accounting
8 February 2002 Translations:
BIS Quarterly Review December 2001 - International banking and financial market developments (French, German, Italian)
4 February 2002 Publications:
Bank runs without self-fulfilling prophecies
Bank runs, welfare and policy implications
The determinants of private sector credit in industrialised countries: do property prices matter?
30 January 2002 New central bank link:
Bangladesh
28 January 2002 Basel Committee publication:
The Quantitative Impact Study for Operational Risk: Overview of Individual Loss Data and Lessons Learned
28 January 2002 New central bank links:
Mongolia, Nepal
21 January 2002 Basel Committee publication and press release:
The relationship between banking supervisors and banks' external auditors
7 January 2002 Press Release:
BIS Board elects new Chairman and President
3 January 2002 New publication:
Macroeconomic news and the euro/dollar exchange rate
3 January 2002 New central bank links:
Azerbaijan, Ghana