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the Bank of England is concerned about possible payment defaults by the British

Will payment defaults increase across the Channel? This is one of the concerns of the Bank of England (BoE) regarding the very long-term mortgages taken out by…

The Bank of England strengthens its control over the valuations of banks and private investment funds – 03/27/2024

The Bank of England said on Wednesday it was taking a closer look at the risks of the opaque private equity sector and why the valuations of…

Bank of Japan Abandons Negative Rates: What Now?

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) and the Japanese yen have been closely linked to negative interest rates and yield curve control policy in recent years. An aging…

The Bank of Canada should move ahead of the US Federal Reserve in reducing interest rates – 03/26/2024

The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to move ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve in its first rate cut, as tepid economic growth and slowing inflation…

Central bank gold rush intensifies

Gold is attracting growing interest in an international environment marked by multiple challenges and a climate of permanent uncertainty. Progressive deglobalization and contemporary societal aspirations also accentuate…

SWIFT plans to launch a new platform for central bank digital currencies within 12 to 24 months – March 25, 2024 at 7:40 p.m.

Global banking messaging network SWIFT plans to launch a new platform within the next one to two years to connect the wave of central bank digital currencies…

Info/Intox: the short history of the bank card in 8 questions – 03/25/2024 at 4:31 p.m.

(Photo credits: Adobe Stock – The little history of the bank card) The means of payment are multiple and all have their specificities: purpose, speed, physical medium…

World Bank to share more data to attract private investors in developing countries -March 24, 2024 at 03:00

The World Bank will release more proprietary data, including on defaults, starting next week, as part of an initiative to attract more private sector investment to developing…

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The Swiss National Bank opens the ball with key rate cuts

(Article published on Thursday March 21, 2024 at 12:27 p.m. and updated at 3:17 p.m.) The pivot in monetary policies has begun. This Thursday, the Swiss National…

The Swiss National Bank cuts rates, Bitcoin in ambush

7:00 p.m. ▪ 4 min reading ▪ by Fenelon L. In an uncertain economic context, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) surprises by lowering its key rates, while…