News archive - 2007

28 December 2007 BIS speeches:
William R White: Some observations on the professional contributions of Palle Andersen
19 December 2007 CGFS Publication:
Research on global financial stability: the use of BIS international financial statistics
19 December 2007 Publication and press release:
Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in 2007 - Final results
17 December 2007 Publication and press release:
Monetary policy frameworks and central bank market operations
11 December 2007 Working Papers:
Challenges in macro-finance modeling
11 December 2007 Working Papers:
Spanned stochastic volatility in bond markets: a reexamination of the relative pricing between bonds and bond options
10 December 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: The growing importance of Islamic finance in the global financial system
10 December 2007 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review December 2007 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) International banking centres: a network perspective,   2) International banking with the euro,   3) What drives the growth in FX activity? Interpreting the 2007 triennial survey,   4) Risk in carry trades: a look at target currencies in Asia and the Pacific,   5) Changing post-trading arrangements for OTC derivatives;
04 December 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: European financial integration in the context of current financial market turbulence
04 December 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Globalisation and Population Trends: Implications for Labour Markets and Inflation
03 December 2007 BIS speeches:
William R White: The housing finance revolution
30 November 2007 International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), December 2007
In this issue:
1) Did Prices Really Soar after the Euro Cash Changeover? Evidence from ATM Withdrawals
2) The Great Inflation and Early Disinflation in Japan and Germany
3) Inflation-Forecast-Based Rules and Indeterminacy: A Puzzle and a Resolution
4) Modern Forecasting Models in Action: Improving Macroeconomic Analyses at Central Banks
5) A New Core Inflation Indicator for New Zealand
6) Firm-Specific or Household-Specific Sticky Wages in the New Keynesian Model?
29 November 2007 Basel Committee publication:
Principles for home-host supervisory cooperation and allocation mechanisms in the context of Advanced Measurement Approaches (AMA)
19 November 2007 BIS speeches:
William R White: Emerging market finance in good times and bad: are EME financial crises a thing of the past?
2 November 2007 Working Papers:
Bank size, credit and the sources of bank market risk
25 October 2007 Provisional international banking statistics at end-June 2007
24 October 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: The current credit market turmoil: financial and macroeconomic implications
17 October 2007 RSS feeds:
New RSS feeds for latest updates on the BIS website
12 October 2007 Basel Committee newsletter No. 12
Transparency in payments messages
12 October 2007 Basel Committee publication:
Guidelines for Computing Capital for Incremental Default Risk in the Trading Book - consultative document
9 October 2007 Press release:
Financial market developments and the work of the Basel Committee
9 October 2007 Working Papers:
Change and constancy in the financial system: implications for financial distress and policy
2 October 2007 Progress in reducing foreign exchange settlement risk - consultative report:
The original deadline for comments has been extended to 11 January 2008
27 September 2007 Press releases:
Financial Stability Forum review of its offshore financial centres initiative
Financial Stability Forum meets in New York
25 September 2007 Publication and press release:
Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in April 2007 - Preliminary global results
24 September 2007 Press release:
New Chairman of the Joint Forum
14 September 2007 Working Papers:
Determinants of house prices in central and eastern Europe
12 September 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Global Banking: Paradigm Shift - Managing Transition
11 September 2007 IFC Bulletin:
Financial aspects of migration: the measurement of remittances
3 September 2007 International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), September 2007
In this issue:
1) Interest Rate Setting by the ECB, 1999-2006: Words and Deeds
2) Imperfect Knowledge, Adaptive Learning, and the Bias Against Activist Monetary Policies
3) Economic and Regulatory Capital in Banking: What Is the Difference?
4) Stock Liquidity Requirements and the Insurance Aspect of the Lender of Last Resort
5) Technology Diffusion within Central Banking: The Case of Real-Time Gross Settlement
6) Fear of Floating and Social Welfare
3 September 2007 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review September 2007 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Evidence of carry trade activity,   2) The covered bond market,   3) Global and regional financial integration: progress in emerging markets,   4) Securitisation in Latin America,   5) Corporate financial restructuring in Asia: implications for financial stability;
27 August 2007 Working Papers:
Regulatory discretion and banks' pursuit of "safety in similarity"
22 August 2007 Working Papers:
Using counterfactual simulations to assess the danger of contagion in interbank markets
13 August 2007 BIS speeches:
Hervé Hannoun: Policy responses to the challenges posed by capital inflows in Asia
2 August 2007 Working Papers:
Do China's capital controls still bind? Implications for monetary autonomy and capital liberalisation
26 July 2007 Working Papers:
Capital regulation and banks' financial decisions
25 July 2007 Provisional international banking statistics at end-March 2007
23 July 2007 Working Papers:
The global upward trend in the profit share
17 July 2007 CPSS publication and press release:
Progress in reducing foreign exchange settlement risk - consultative report
12 July 2007 IFC Bulletin:
Measuring the financial position of the household sector - Volume 2
9 July 2007 CGFS publication and press release:
Financial stability and local currency bond markets
3 July 2007 CPSS publication:
Payment systems in Turkey
28 June 2007 Working Papers:
Modelling and calibration errors in measures of portfolio credit risk
Distress selling and asset market feedback
27 June 2007 Speech and press release:
Basel II and Financial Institution Resiliency
Remarks by Nout Wellink President of De Nederlandsche Bank and Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, at the "Risk Capital 2007" conference, Paris, 27 June 2007.
26 June 2007 CPSS publication:
Payment systems in Serbia
24 June 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Prospects and policies for the global economy
24 June 2007 77th Annual Report 2006/2007
24 June 2007 Annual General Meeting
11 June 2007 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review June 2007 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) The bond market term premium: what is it, and how can we measure it?,   2) The BIS statistics on payments and settlements,   3) Recent episodes of credit card distress in Asia,   4) The search liquidity in the Brazilian domestic government bond market;
7 June 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: The globalisation of financial markets and financial regulation: implications for Latin America
6 June 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Financial risks: a view from the BIS
1 June 2007 International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), June 2007
In this issue:
1) Monetary Policy Inertia or Persistent Shocks: A DSGE Analysis
2) The Role of the Bias in Crafting Consensus: FOMC Decision Making in the Greenspan Era
3) Low Nominal Interest Rates: A Public Finance Perspective
4) Inflation Convergence and Divergence within the European Monetary Union
5) Interbank Exposures: An Empirical Examination of Contagion Risk in the Belgian Banking System
6) Is Moderate-to-High Inflation Inherently Unstable?
31 May 2007 Working Papers:
Inflation risk premia in the term structure of interest rates
25 May 2007 BIS speeches:
Már Gudmundsson: Financial globalisation and challenges for prudential policies and macroeconomic management
21 May 2007 Publication and press release: The Global OTC Derivatives Market at end-December 2006
19 May 2007 Press release:
FSF makes recommendations to address potential financial system risks relating to hedge funds
11 May 2007 Working Papers:
Globalisation and inflation: New cross-country evidence on the global determinants of domestic inflation
7 May 2007 Press release:
Malcolm D Knight's term of office as BIS General Manager extended
7 May 2007 Basel Committee newsletter No. 11
Progress on Basel II implementation, new workstreams and outreach
26 April 2007 Provisional international banking statistics at end-December 2006
5 April 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Inflation targeting in emerging market economies
2 April 2007 CPSS publication:
Statistics on payment and settlement systems in selected countries - Figures for 2005
30 March 2007 Press release:
Financial Stability Forum meets in Frankfurt
30 March 2007 BIS Papers:
Understanding asset prices: an overview
20 March 2007 Working Papers:
Growth dynamics: the myth of economic recovery
16 March 2007 CPSS publication and press release:
New developments in clearing and settlement arrangements for OTC derivatives
14 March 2007 Publication and press release:
BIS Quarterly Review March 2007 - International banking and financial market developments
In this issue: 1) Interpreting sovereign spreads,   2) Exchange rates and global volatility: implications for Asia-Pacific currencies,   3) Financial investors and commodity markets,   4) Economic derivatives,   5) Measuring portfolio credit risk: modelling versus calibration errors  
12 March 2007 Press release:
Y V Reddy appointed Chairman of the BIS Asian Consultative Council
7 March 2007 IFC Bulletin:
Measuring the financial position of the household sector - Volume 1
2 March 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Now you see it, now you don't: risk in the small and in the large
1 March 2007 International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), March 2007
In this issue:
1) Optimal Economic Transparency
2) The Mystique of Central Bank Speak
3) Imperfect Common Knowledge in First-Generation Models of Currency Crises
4) Manipulation in Money Markets
5) Monetary Policy under Imperfect Commitment: Reconciling Theory with Evidence
6) Transparency, Disclosure and the Federal Reserve
28 February 2007 CGFS publication: Institutional investors, global savings and asset allocation
28 February 2007 New release: Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-WB statistics on external debt
27 February 2007 New central bank link:
Cambodia
19 February 2007 Working Papers:
Economic reforms and exchange rate pass-through to domestic prices in India
7 February 2007 Basel Committee publication and press release:
Principles for home-host supervisory cooperation and allocation mechanisms in the context of Advanced Measurement Approaches (AMA) - consultative document
30 January 2007 Working Papers:
The tail wags the dog: time-varying information shares in the Bund market
What explains the US net income balance?
26 January 2007 Provisional international banking statistics at end-September 2006
25 January 2007 BIS speeches:
William R White: Hedge fund flurries
23 January 2007 Press release:
Financial Stability Forum meets in Stockholm
23 January 2007 CPSS publication: General principles for international remittance services
22 January 2007 BIS speeches:
Malcolm D Knight: Objectives and challenges of monetary policy