Barry Eichengreen discusses the origins of the BIS’s views on exchange rates, capital flows and the financial cycle, based on his chapter in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.
Patrick McGuire and Goetz von Peter explain what happened to financial flows during the Covid-19 pandemic year of 2020, using recently updated international banking and global liquidity data. Read more
Bill Dudley explains the BIS’s role in supporting global financial stability and highlights from his time chairing some of the central bank committees in an interview conducted on 18 January 2021, expanding on his chapter in a book marking the
Andrew Baker explains the concept of measured contrarianism and how it allowed the BIS to reframe the understanding of financial stability, as described in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.
Jon Frost and Giulio Cornelli tell the story of the Bank of Amsterdam, an 18th century deposit bank, and its lessons for the digital age. Its rise and fall shed light on digital stablecoins and the role of central banks.
Jean-François Rigaudy, outgoing Deputy Head of the BIS Banking Department, offers some insights on the evolution of reserve management, and of BIS banking services, from a long career serving central bank customers.
Agustín Carstens discusses the monetary and fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges facing central banks ahead. Claudio Borio talks about the steps central banks took as regulators and supervisors. https://www.bis.org/publ/a
Hyun Song Shin discusses how central banks, as guardians of the safety and integrity of the payment system, must keep evolving to meet the challenge of rapidly accelerating digital innovation, as outlined in Chapter III of the BIS Annual Econo
Global warming has increased the frequency and severity of natural catastrophes. Geoff Summerhayes explains the challenges related to climate risk assessment and the transition to a low-carbon economy, and the role that financial supervision ca
"Big data" is an increasingly important topic in the creation, storage, retrieval, methodology and analysis of multiple sources of information – for both the private and public sectors. Bruno Tissot discusses how we can best use big data, the o
Climate change poses new challenges to central banks, regulators and supervisors. Luiz Pereira da Silva reviews ways of addressing these new risks within central banks' financial stability mandate, based on a new research paper, The green swan.
Hyun Song Shin explains how the BIS Innovation Hub, a new project designed to support central bank collaboration on new technology and to pool resources, puts central bankers at the cutting edge of innovation. Read the transcript on the BIS web
Hyun Song Shin offers some key analytical insights on foreign exchange and OTC derivatives markets from the latest BIS Quarterly Review, in which BIS economists take a deeper look at data from the 2019 Triennial Central Bank Survey.