PRAGUE, Feb 23 (Reuters) – The Czech banking system will maintain sufficient capital adequacy in all projected scenarios of economic and market development, central bank stress tests showed on Tuesday. (more…)
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Helen Popper
BUENOS AIRES, Jan 26 (Reuters) – An Argentine congressional commission summoned top economic officials on Tuesday as it debates the president’s firing of the central bank chief in a row over using foreign reserves to pay debt.
By Helen Popper
BUENOS AIRES, Jan 8 (Reuters) – An Argentine judge blocked the president’s plan to use Central Bank reserves to pay public debt and ordered the bank chief’s reinstatement on Friday, deepening a dispute that has rattled financial markets.
ROUEN, France, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Having a more balanced world currency system is a good idea but Special Drawing Rights are not an instrument that can replace the U.S. dollar, ECB governing council member Christian Noyer said on Tuesday.
By Wayne Cole
SYDNEY, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Australia’s central bank raised its key cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent on Tuesday and heralded more to come, saying it was safe to row-back on stimulus now that the worst danger for the economy had passed.
LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – European officials defended the globally-agreed Basel II capital rules for banks on Friday despite a U.S. call for its replacement with a sweeping new regime within three years.
KIEV, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank will end a ban on forward and spot trades on the foreign currency market as of Oct. 26, according to documents published on Thursday.
By Patricia Zengerle and Ross Colvin
OAK BLUFFS, Mass., Aug 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will reappoint Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, a senior administration official said on Monday.