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Central banking leadership flux looms as global economy facing combustible challenges

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the world’s top central banks who risked trillions of dollars and their reputations to rescue the global economy are now set to walk off stage at a time when the lingering effects of the crisis, evolving technology and a combustible political landscape will challenge their successors. 1,152 more words


11 Oct 2017 (AFR) - Top European officials fret openly about the potential for fresh financial crisis

(11 October 2017, AFR, p26, by Karen Maley)

‘Top European policy-makers are becoming increasingly concerned that we could be about to witness a brutal collapse in asset prices, with the head of the Dutch central bank warning that “the picture resembles that of the period before the financial crisis.” Klaas Knot, the head of DNB, has became the latest top official to voice his concern that investors could be badly underpricing global risks. 63 more words

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A Balanced View of the Economics of Independence in Catalonia

by Angel Ubide, PIIE, September 15, 2015
Editor’s Note: In the light of the recent independence referendum in Catalonia, in which some 43% of the population took part despite police attempts to prevent the vote from taking place by means of violence, we are posting this 2015 article on the economics of the proposed secession. 1,555 more words

European Central Bank Consider Restrictions On The Manipulate Of Cryptocurrencies

European Central Bank (ECB) is at present talking about the likelihood of executing legitimate limitations identifying with digital forms of money, as per Ewald Nowotny, an individual from the ECB’s administering board and the legislative head of the National Bank of Austria. 316 more words


The next financial crisis is probably around the corner—we just don't know from where

Financial crises are happening more frequently, becoming almost a fixture of modern life, according to research by Deutsche Bank. While meltdowns remain difficult to see in advance, the next panic is almost certainly brewing, and it may well be provoked by the world’s major central banks. 482 more words

Why Europeans Lost Trust in the ECB

by David Herok and Andreas Hoffmann*

Since the financial crisis, trust in the European Central Bank (ECB) has declined substantially among Europeans. We argue that the decline in trust is worrisome and can be both a cause and a consequence of the ECB’s policy failure. 923 more words

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“Not Within Our Power to Prohibit or Regulate Bitcoin”: Mario Draghi

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB) stating that bitcoin doesn’t fall under the regulatory powers of the ECB. The statement was made in response to questions from the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament. 13 more words