The Bank of England looks set to enter an experimental phase of quantitative tightening. But will others follow?
The expansion of securities settlement that has accompanied QE is seldom remarked upon, but could be reshaping the financial landscape
With limited seigniorage revenue and ongoing BOP pressures, El Salvador's historic decision to make Bitcoin legal tender reflects macroeconomic fundame…
After exceptional policy support during the pandemic, there are early signs that DM central bank balance sheet expansion is slowing; but what happens n…
German and Italian history reveals evolving institutional structures and central banking models; ongoing changes at the ECB are only the latest manifes…
Some observations on "stealth intervention," bank net open FX positions and the mysterious recent surge in Chinese banks' FX reverse repo activity
Official comments are not the whole story. The data show more direct and indirect intervention (again).
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As a narrative and in the hard money flow things are evolving fast
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Financial plumbing: help or hindrence?
Diem, most typically associated with Facebook, is being pitched as a counterweight to DCEP. This is the start of a big conversation. The systemic impli…
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