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Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks
7th Oct 21, 8:57am
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Having central bank digital currencies is a great idea. It's also fraught with difficulties including how to protect banks
RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January
7th Sep 21, 12:15pm
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RBNZ Deputy Governor and head of financial stability Geoff Bascand to leave the central bank in January
Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
8th Jul 21, 10:49am
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Economists with global researcher Capital Economics expect the first generation of Central Bank Digital Currencies will be designed to have as little impact on the existing financial system as possible
Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
6th Jul 21, 6:14pm
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Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
Alison Brook takes a look at what's going on with inflation. Is its rise being driven by transitory factors, or is there more to it?
26th Jun 21, 8:46am
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Alison Brook takes a look at what's going on with inflation. Is its rise being driven by transitory factors, or is there more to it?
Gareth Vaughan on central bank digital currencies cutting out the banks, why you can't debase a fiat currency, Bernard's most despairing column, living with COVID-19 long-term & a cricket tragic celebrates
25th Jun 21, 2:38pm
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Gareth Vaughan on central bank digital currencies cutting out the banks, why you can't debase a fiat currency, Bernard's most despairing column, living with COVID-19 long-term & a cricket tragic celebrates
Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment
11th Jun 21, 12:30pm
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Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
11th May 21, 10:00am
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Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
25th Apr 21, 6:31am
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John Mauldin says the new era we're entering will bring challenges as well as opportunities, and it's time to think about changing your game if you're still playing the old one
Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
23rd Mar 21, 9:57am
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Gareth Vaughan on MMT's win, the Bank of Japan, ETFs & deflation, bank taxes, questioning a return to unencumbered international travel, Room Rater & freedom jabs
Bank for International Settlements paper argues an approach combining financial regulation, competition policy and data privacy is required for regulating big tech's push into financial services
18th Mar 21, 10:08am
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Bank for International Settlements paper argues an approach combining financial regulation, competition policy and data privacy is required for regulating big tech's push into financial services
Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
12th Mar 21, 9:42am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether negative interest rates work, the case for financial transactions taxes, shipping container shortages, Niall Ferguson & Andy Haldane's inflation concerns
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
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Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
The World Gold Council reports consumer demand for gold fell -14% in 2020 to 3,760 tonnes, the first sub-4,000 tonne year since 2009
30th Jan 21, 9:16am
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The World Gold Council reports consumer demand for gold fell -14% in 2020 to 3,760 tonnes, the first sub-4,000 tonne year since 2009
British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
21st Jan 21, 5:00am
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British evaluation of central bank quantitative easing says it's now a core part of monetary policy, meaning public trust in and understanding of QE is important
The World Gold Council looks ahead to see how gold will fare in the coming year, a year when they expect to see economic recovery, but also ballooning deficits, inflation, and market corrections
16th Jan 21, 9:32am
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The World Gold Council looks ahead to see how gold will fare in the coming year, a year when they expect to see economic recovery, but also ballooning deficits, inflation, and market corrections
From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
21st Dec 20, 12:12pm
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From climate change and geopolitics to new growth models, David Skilling says 2021 will see widespread public and private sector innovation - as well as more economic and political volatility
S&P expects central bank digital currencies to be developed in a way that enables financial institutions to continue to play a major role in the financial system
10th Dec 20, 4:37pm
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S&P expects central bank digital currencies to be developed in a way that enables financial institutions to continue to play a major role in the financial system
Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
10th Dec 20, 6:11am
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Macquarie analysts argue commercial banks and fintech will exist solely at the grace of central banks and their earnings will be determined by them
John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
8th Dec 20, 7:30am
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John Mauldin argues ill-considered central bank actions, such as artificially low interest rates, cause and/or aggravate problems such as income and wealth inequality
Jude Murdoch and Steven Hail argue modern monetary theory offers desperately needed clear thinking and fresh ideas for our society and our democracy
27th Nov 20, 10:04am
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Jude Murdoch and Steven Hail argue modern monetary theory offers desperately needed clear thinking and fresh ideas for our society and our democracy
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics sees a Japanese style deflationary economic cycle with no growth for the United States
23rd Nov 20, 2:40pm
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John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics sees a Japanese style deflationary economic cycle with no growth for the United States
Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
3rd Nov 20, 4:41pm
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Reserve Bank of Australia 'committed to doing what it can to support the creation of jobs', cuts cash rate and takes a series of additional steps including plans to buy A$100 billion of government bonds
Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues
25th Oct 20, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan taps into the thoughts of MMT economist Steven Hail, ex-RBNZ assistant governor John McDermott, and ANZ's head of research Richard Yetsenga on monetary policy and other COVID era economic issues