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Bundesbank setting up global innovation centre in Frankfurt and Paris

01.07.2020

The Bundesbank is about to become a hub for joint digital financial innovations developed by central banks from all over the world. Together, the French central bank and the Bundesbank will set up an innovation centre in Frankfurt am Main and Paris. Both banks are thus part of the Bank for International Settlements’ global “BIS Innovation Hub” network.

Bundesbank setting up global innovation centre in Frankfurt and Paris
30 years and three currencies: anniversary of German monetary union

01.07.2020

The Deutsche Mark, the symbol of German unity, became official legal tender in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) on 1 July 1990. Supplying the public with Deutsche Mark on time represented a huge logistical undertaking by Bundesbank staff.

30 years and three currencies: anniversary of German monetary union
A family exchanged in a bank in Dresden Ostmark for 2000 D-Mark on 01.07.1990.
BIS Annual Report: central banks a stabilising force in the crisis

30.06.2020

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) sees central banks as playing a key role in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. “Central banks reacted swiftly and forcefully, preventing firms and households from being further burdened by a financial collapse by stabilising the financial system and supporting credit flows,” said Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the BIS, at the report’s presentation. 

BIS Annual Report: central banks a stabilising force in the crisis
Bank for International Settlements in Basel
Financial Stability Board: Too-big-to-fail reforms are working

29.06.2020

Banks have become more resilient since the global financial crisis and have stronger loss-absorbing capacity. Also, there are better options for dealing with banks in distress. These are the findings made by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) in a consultation report on the evaluation of too-big-to-fail (TBTF) reforms. The report also identifies gaps that still need to be addressed.

Financial Stability Board: Too-big-to-fail reforms are working
FSB Meeting in Basel
Exhibition 16 July – 18 October 2020 at Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Weidmann: Trough of the coronavirus crisis likely to be behind us
General public in rural areas continue to have good access to cash
Germany´s net international investment position shrinks for the first time in eight years
Mauderer: Central banks need to take greater account of climate change in their analyses
Information film about the Campus project
Start frame of the image film "Money Museum"
The Money Museum introduces itself
Euro reference rate of the ECB to the US dollar
Interest rates
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