The Public-Private Partnership Monitor was launched at the end of 2017 by the Asian Development Bank. This new publication monitors developments in 9 nations of the ADB: Bangladesh, the People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It examines four main areas of interest: Regulatory Framework, Institutional Capacity […]
Read the latest report from the Bank of England for 2015 – the tests ‘assess the resilience of UK banks and building societies to a deterioration in global economic conditions.’ The website provides details of the methods used. The European Banking Authority has details of Europe wide tests and differences in their methodology.
According to a study published in Nature, the banking culture encourages dishonesty. Research from YouGov has shown that since the recession public trust in banking has declined. In May 2014, the governor of the Bank of England called on the sector to adopt higher ethical standards. The Lambert Review is current working on the creation […]
Read the recent Financial Conduct Authority reports to find out which 5 banks it fined for failing to control business practices in their foreign exchange (FX) trading operations. Its website also has details of the wider Fair and Effective Markets Review The Bank of England released its own independent report into the role of its officials
https://www.thedialogue.org/china_latin_america_finance_database A joint project between the Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) at Boston University and the Inter-American Dialogue. The Dialogue’s publication, The New Banks in Town: Chinese Finance in Latin America by Kevin Gallagher, Amos Irwin, and Katherine Koleski, is the main source of featured data and conclusions. Use it to access up to date […]
Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has added some archival documents dating back to the 1930s. It now includes bank statistics from 1896-1955 and annual reports from federal banks some from 1914 onwards.
U.K. CPI dropped to a seven-month low last month, driven by lower energy prices. April’s 2.4 percent was less than economists’ median forecast of 2.6 percent. The ECB announced a rate cut on May 2 after euro-area CPI fell to 1.2 percent, as shown in the Inflation Monitor. This is below the ECB’s inflation target […]
http://www.bbalibor.com/rates Free access to one of the measures which has dominated the news recently. See the quick guide ‘What are libor rates?’ http://www.bbalibor.com/bbalibor-explained then access the free historic rates (personal use only). Thomson Reuters sets bbalibor on a daily basis and these rates are available for free on a two month delay for a six […]