Putting the stress on intraday liquidity

Putting the stress on intraday liquidity

Until now, banks have managed their payment and settlement obligations based upon end-of-day forecasts, but from January 2015 the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision wants to see banks monitoring their balances intraday. Frances Faulds reports on how the industry is adapting to this fundamental change to reduce operational risk.

Petar Chobanov

Bulgaria's outgoing finance minister rallies for reform

Petar Chobanov spent little more than a year as Bulgaria's finance minister before the government resigned and he had to step down from his post. He describes the reforms that he started during his tenure and explains why it is important for the new government to continue this work.

Regulation gets real for virtual currencies

Both the EU and New York are looking to bring digital currencies under a full regulatory regime, but their approaches are rather different.

Is cross-border resolution too big to solve

Is cross-border resolution too big to solve?

A growing number of countries have introduced resolution regimes for their systemically important banks, but making sure they work together globally is a larger challenge.

New priorities confuse EU regulatory drive

Key legislation on the structural reform of banks held over from the previous European Parliament and European Commission may now take a back seat.

Does financial regulation have to be global?

Cross-border regulation of banks is proving increasingly difficult, despite the call for global regulation of the financial system. 

ECB leaves eastern Europe feeling stressed

Austrian banks are complaining that the eurozone stress test is biased against central and eastern Europe.

The London Gold Fix: crossing the regulatory Rubicon?

A regulatory over-reaction to allegations of gold market manipulation could deal a fatal blow to the commodities trading desks of investment banks that are already in retreat.

Funding rules stoke shadow banking debate

The Basel Committee’s net stable funding ratio takes is taking aim at the market for securities financing and lending.

Riad Salameh anticipates economic rebound

Lebanon's central bank governor anticipates economic rebound

Lebanon has endured a difficult few years of domestic and regional uncertainty, which have weighed heavily on its economy. But now the governor of the central bank Riad Salameh, is preparing for the prospect of renewed growth. 

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