The Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub (BISIH) has a new work programme for 2020/21, its second full year, aiming to foster international collaboration among central banks on innovative financial technology.
Investors need high-quality, comparable environmental data that captures intangibles and is aligned with financial reporting. That’s the conclusion of Christian Dreyer, a leading analyst and independent investor and until recently the CEO of CFA Society Switzerland.
It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year, with all sectors facing unprecedented challenges. However, in slim silver-linings news, the stay-at-home orders have accelerated an already-underway pivot to digital across the board. In fact, the need for rapid, high-quality data while tracking the effects of the pandemic has also highlighted just how crucial digital, structured, machine-readable […]
One of the reasons to collect and collate financial data through regulatory reporting is to make sure essential information is available to regulators in case of bank distress. But can policy-makers use the same data to understand which policy approaches might help reduce the impact of bank stress on the wider economy?
Singapore recently launched a new way for its citizens to view and manage all their private and public financial data in one place.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to replace the old Gabriel reporting system with RegData, a new, more efficient data collection platform central to its data strategy.
Can central banks combat climate change? During a recent speech at the European Banking Congress, Jens Weidman, the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements, outlined the role central banks can – and cannot – play in moving towards a greener future.
Revised regulation recently gave the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) some new so-called “convergence” powers to identify and co-ordinate supervisory priorities in response to key risks across the Union.
As innovations in data analysis – many of which are enabled by structured data – grow in importance to capital markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) aims to stay on the ball with the launch of a new Office of Data Science and Innovation.
As Hong Kong Fintech week gets underway, Eddie Yue, Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s (HKMA’s) Chief Executive, has announced a raft of new initiatives designed to take advantage of tech innovation.