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July 3, 2020

China | How to finance the fiscal stimulus package?

This report analyzes the ways to finance this round of fiscal stimulus package and responds to the recent debate of fiscal deficit monetization. The report also makes policy suggestions to maintain Chinese public debt level and financial stability in the long term.

June 2, 2020

Europe | Recovery Fund: Crisis as an Opportunity

The draft for the European fiscal stimulus laid out last week by the European Commission—which builds on the recent Franco-German proposal to establish a Recovery Fund—has two interpretations and both are positive.

June 1, 2020

Global | From FinTech to BigTech: an evolving regulatory response

The digital transformation of financial services has opened up the market to new providers: FinTech start-ups and BigTechs. In this article, we explain how policymakers’ mindset should evolve towards a comprehensive response to ensure the financial sector remains safe, stable and open to competition.

May 29, 2020

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. May 2020

Commercial banking leads intermediation of deposits and credit to the private sector. In the first quarter of 2020, the percentage of companies that received bank credit increased. Commercial banking has the solvency required to continue granting credit and overcome possible losses.

May 14, 2020

Argentina | Network Topology of the Argentine Interbank Money Market

This paper provides an empirical network analysis of the Argentine interbank money market (known as call market). Based on 314,188 unsecured overnight loans settled between 2003 and 2017, its main topological features are examined, applying graph theory methods.

May 5, 2020

Mexico | Monthly Report on Banking and the Financial System. April 2020

The Financial System addresses a number of challenges in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic: to keep an adequate financing flow, preserve appropriate liquidity and a correct operation of exchange rate and debt markets as well as to help intermediaries to cope with the management of market and credit risk.

April 30, 2020

ECB WATCH | Adjust, add and assure

With COVID-19 led disruptions portending an unprecedented crisis across the Euro Area, that could lead growth to decline between -5% and -12% according to Ms Lagarde, the ECB took further actions today to ensure ample liquidity conditions

April 10, 2020

Fed takes further action to contain economic fallout

The challenges faced by COVID-19 the Fed announced additional $750bn in loan support.With this additional action, the Fed has committed to providing $2.3Tn in loan to support the economy.Given the historic rise in unemployment claims it's not surprising that the Fed has taken further actions to contain the economic fallout.
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