“Money in COVID Times” is an analysis of how the role of central banks in the market and the economy has changed since 2008. From this perspective, the COVID-19 situation has only exacerbated the transformation of central banks into entities that act as lender and market maker of last resort, every time markets experience a level of stress that could reverberate across money markets, including credit and financial assets used as collateral. Together, the various stratums of money markets have replaced traditional banks as a supply chain for capital markets activity.
The following post summarizes some key ideas from a recent edition of the CFA Institute podcast The Sustainability Story. CFA Institute Senior Director Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, spoke with Deborah Gilshan, founder of the 100% Club… READ MORE ›
Ahead of a webinar Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the Systemic Risk Council (SRC) today has issued a paper on further possible measures to underpin the resilience and stability of the financial system. The webinar is titled: READ MORE ›
CFA Institute Systemic Risk Council members discuss the challenges facing the EU as it responds collectively to the crisis created by Covid-19.
CFA Institute say the total size of assets under management is not a sufficiently clear-cut measure to declare that an asset management firm could be systemic just as a bank would be by looking at its balance sheet assets.
The Systemic Risk Council, sponsored by CFA Institute, says the Covid-19 crisis does not need to lead to an economic meltdown. It calls on the authorities of the major economies to work together… READ MORE ›
To improve the transparency and stability of the financial system in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, EMIR has imposed three new regulatory requirements.
The asset management industry does not pose the same types of systemic risks to the economy as the banking industry does, and the US Treasury agrees.
With Brexit looming, parts of Dodd-Frank on the chopping block, and other stressors on the global community, now is not the time for complacency in financial reform.
The Financial Stability Board believes there are structural vulnerabilities in asset management activities that need to be addressed even though the industry is different from other financial sectors.
Can the FSOC meet its mandate to identify and respond to emerging financial stability threats, or has the recent court ruling and past criticism eroded its authority?
The CSRC money market reforms balance innovation and risk, consider public feedback, and are the first refinements to a set of rulings drafted in 2004. Will they thrive?
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari’s call to break up big banks has reopened a debate on whether the US has done enough to prevent another global financial crisis of the magnitude felt in 2008.
CFA Institute takes important step to further “globalize” the Systemic Risk Council with the appointment of Sir Paul Tucker.
CFA Institute is part of a global working group on asset manager cyber resilience. The estimated annual cost of cybercrime to the world economy is more than $445 billion (almost 1% of its income).
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