Tag: Macroprudential Regulation

Greening Financial Governance: Lessons from China

| 13 January 2022
Discussion Notes, Monetary | Tags: China, Governing Finance, Green Finance, Macroprudential Regulation, Monetary Policy
China’s turn towards green financial governance has causes and consequences that are instructive for policymakers elsewhere. This paper traces the evolution of rules and regulations designed to guide China’s financial system towards supporting green firms and projects since the 1990s. It outlines four domestic reasons ... continue reading

Bridging the Disconnects – From Diagnosis to Action in Addressing Climate-Related Financial Risks

| 29 October 2021
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risk, Financial Regulation, Macroprudential Regulation
When the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) published its Report on Climate-Related Financial Risk last week, it triggered a wide range of reactions. Some praised it as a critical step in moving climate risks up the agenda amongst FSOC members such as the US Treasury, ... continue reading

Systemic Risk Buffers – The Missing Piece in the Prudential Response to Climate Risks

| 1 June 2021
Monetary, Policy Briefs | Tags: Climate Risk, European Systemic Risk Board, Macroprudential Regulation, Systemic Risks
Climate-related financial risks can potentially destabilize the financial sector. This fact is acknowledged by the major international financial bodies – the Financial Stability Board (FSB), the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – as well as by the Central Banks and ... continue reading

Financial Stability and Inequality: A Challenge for Macroprudential Regulation

| 5 June 2018
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Financial Regulation, Financial Stability, Inequality, Macroprudential Regulation
The global financial crisis shed new light on the role that central banks play for financial stability. In response to the financial turmoil, central banks took radical action to stabilize the financial system, by providing liquidity to banks and buying up financial assets. Following these ... continue reading

Central Banks and the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

| 22 March 2018
Discussion Notes, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Environment, Macroprudential Regulation, Quantitative Easing
Climate change is a fundamental challenge for our societies. Containing it will require a profound and radical transformation of our economic system, including a substantial reorientation of investments toward low-carbon technologies. The question to what extent central banks can and should contribute to this effort ... continue reading