Global momentum abating, The role of central banks in greening finance

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Commentary: Global momentum abating

By David Skilling in Singapore

The global economy is slowing, and headwinds are unlikely to disappear soon. But looking across small advanced economies – helpful indicators for the health of the world economy – suggests this is more a moderation in economic momentum. The general resilience of these economies suggests the global recovery remains in good shape, even if it is not as synchronised or strong as at the start of 2018.

A decade on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, markets should not be complacent about financial risks.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: The role of central banks in greening finance

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Friday 26 October, Geneva, 14:00 DST

Central banks are becoming increasingly involved in green finance. This panel will gather central banks, regulators and experts from around the world to discuss the role that central banks can play in greening the financial system and prospects for harmonised international approaches.

Discussion topics will include understanding central banks’ mandates in the era of climate change and assessing their capability to influence green finance.

Request to attend the meeting.

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