BIS Quarterly Review, September 2010

6 September 2010

The BIS Quarterly Review for September 2010 attributes the decline in bond yields to investor concerns about the outlook for economic growth, particularly in the United States.

Statistical tables:

International banking and financial market developments

1. Overview: growth concerns take centre stage
2. Highlights of international banking and financial market activity

Special features

Debt reduction after crises
The collapse of international bank finance during the crisis: evidence from syndicated loan markets
Options for meeting the demand for international liquidity during financial crises
Bank structure, funding risk and the transmission of shocks across countries: concepts and measurement

Quarterly Review boxes

EU bank stress tests: good for transparency
Syndicated loans in China and Korea
Country-to-country banking interlinkages
Foreign currency borrowing in emerging Europe: households as carry traders