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Experts from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) explain their work and discuss current issues for the global economy. As a hub for central banks and other financial regulatory and supervisory authorities, the BIS seeks to build a greater collective understanding of the world economy, foster international cooperation and support policy making.

Jan 20, 2023

The BIS Innovation Hub is leading practical experiments to show how CBDCs can help deliver faster, cheaper and more transparent cross-border payments. Codruta Boar, advisor at the Innovation Hub, discusses research that she has co-authored with Morten Bech, Daniel Eidan, Philipp Haene, Henry Holden and Wee Kee Toh....


Dec 5, 2022

Claudio Borio and Hyun Song Shin brief the media on the key takeaways of the BIS December 2022 Quarterly Review and answer questions about FX markets, liquidity conditions, monetary policy and crypto assets.


Dec 5, 2022

Turnover in global foreign exchange (FX) markets reached $7.5 trillion per day in April 2022 in a volatile market, the 2022 Triennial Survey shows. Vlad Sushko, senior economist at the BIS, discusses a shift towards less “visible” FX trading venues. Read...


Nov 15, 2022

Innovative technologies can foster a greener future by transforming finance. A case in point is the work being done by the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Hong Kong. Bénédicte Nolens, head of the center, explains how Project Genesis 1.0 and 2.0 aim at making it more attractive to issue and invest in green...


Sep 20, 2022

How can policymakers detect future stress risk in financial markets?  Our staff developed new market conditions indicators for three key market segments.