Congratulations to Bank of Spain, which won the best central bank website of the year award given by Central Banking Publications, as the specialist news provider for central bankers hosted its inaugural central banking awards last night in London. (The flagship Central Banker of the Year award was won by ECB’s Draghi, no surprise there)
Central banks around the world are looking for ways to improve their communication strategies and the website is one area they are focusing on (Quantity is not everything, yet the Bank of Spain’s website features 7,000 pages of information and 24,700 separate files).
LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) – Local investors are giving
emerging markets another headache as they look abroad for more
liquid and stable investments, drawn by strengthening foreign
currencies and encouraged by regulatory changes at home.
Money has flowed out of emerging markets with little
interruption as foreign investors have withdrawn $45 billion
this year from funds which invest in bonds and equities,
outpacing $28 billion of outflows for 2013, according to EPFR.
LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) – Index compiler MSCI plans to
include China’s mainland-based A shares in its benchmark
emerging market index from May 2015, as the country gradually
opens up its markets to foreign investors.
MSCI has started consultations with investors and will make
a final decision in June, the firm said in the consultation