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Central banks have an important role to play among financial institutions – they ensure that financial markets operate smoothly and are instrumental in implementing robust monetary policy. As the dynamics of the world economy evolve, so too, does the role of central banks. Central banking and financial communities need to keep pace with these technological changes to assimilate into the changing landscape of financial markets.
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The rise of central bank digital currencies
As the use of cash declines in major economies, what factors should central banks consider when developing digital currencies in order to benefit both people and commercial banks? And how will they operate alongside existing cryptocurrencies?
Growth – and challenges – in sustainable finance
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The Big Conversation: Did central banks stop the reset?
We speak to Andrea Zazzarelli, Chief Investment Strategist at Fathom Consulting, about whether the economy and market have entered a new cycler after the COVID recession, or whether policymakers have supercharged the previous one.
Data on the Data: The rise of central bank digital currency
Sachin Somani, Global Director of Customer Proposition at Refinitiv, outlines the desire for central banks to develop their own digital currency to complement their existing offerings, reduce the reliance on coins and notes, and compete with private coins in the crypto space.
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