Basel III


How Central Banks Will Expand the Zombification of the Economy?
Published by Philippe Herlin | Apr 2, 2020 | Articles 26435

Faced with the coronavirus crisis, the central banks went into "open bar" mode: in the United States, the Federal Reserve announced on March 3 an injection of $1.5 trillion coupled with a cut in its key rate to zero, while the European Central Bank followed with the announcement on March 19 of a €750 billion emergency plan. And it is clear that they can go beyond that, from now on it is "no limit".

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Bye, bye, Basel III !
Published by Philippe Herlin | Jan 10, 2013 | Articles

Incredibly, banks’ wishes have come true in the very first week of 2013 ! Should we rejoice ? Well, not really, because one of the main dispositions of Basel III, where prudential norms of the world banking sector are being discussed, has been emptied of its substance. The crisis of 2008 has show...

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