Fact sheet: Committee on the Global Financial System
The Committee on the Global Financial System is a central bank forum for the monitoring and examination of broad issues relating to financial markets and systems. It helps to elaborate appropriate policy recommendations to support the central banks in the fulfilment of their responsibilities for monetary and financial stability. In carrying out this task, the Committee places particular emphasis on assisting central bank Governors in recognising, analysing and responding to threats to the stability of financial markets and the global financial system.
Members are deputy governors, other senior officials of central banks, and the Economic Adviser of the BIS. Member institutions are:
|Reserve Bank of Australia||Bank of Korea|
|National Bank of Belgium||Central Bank of Luxembourg|
|Central Bank of Brazil||Bank of Mexico|
|Bank of Canada||Netherlands Bank|
|People's Bank of China||Monetary Authority of Singapore|
|European Central Bank||Bank of Spain|
|Bank of France||Sveriges Riksbank|
|Deutsche Bundesbank||Swiss National Bank|
|Hong Kong Monetary Authority||Bank of England|
|Reserve Bank of India||Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System|
|Bank of Italy||Federal Reserve Bank of New York|
|Bank of Japan|
William C Dudley, President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Konstantinos Tsatsaronis, Head of CGFS Secretariat, supported by a staff of six.
Frequency of meetings
Regular Committee meetings are held on the occasion of four of the bimonthly meetings of Governors of BIS member central banks.
As of January 2010, the Chairman of the CGFS reports to the Global Economy Meeting, which comprises a group of 31 central bank Governors as members, on the CGFS's monitoring discussions and on other Committee initiatives.
List of all CGFS Papers