Official Statistics: Forecasts for the UK economy: October 2020

Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts. Please note that this is a summary of published material reflecting the views of the forecasting organisations themselves and does not in any way provide new information on the Treasury’s own views. It contains only a selection of forecasters, which is subject to review. No significance should be attached to the inclusion or exclusion of any particular forecasting organisation. HM Treasury accepts no responsibil...

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News story: Spending Review to conclude late November

In order to prioritise the response to Covid-19, and our focus on supporting jobs, the Chancellor and the Prime Minister have decided to conduct a one-year Spending Review, setting department’s resource and capital budgets for 2021-22, and Devolved Administration’s block grants for the same period. Multi-year NHS and schools’ resource settlements will be fully funded, as will priority infrastructure projects. The government has been clear that we would keep plans for the Spending Review und...

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Granting of banking licence to Banque Pictet & Cie SA

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced today (21 October 2020) that the Monetary Authority has granted a banking licence to Banque Pictet & Cie SA (BPSA) under the Banking Ordinance. BPSA is incorporated in Switzerland. The granting of this banking licence takes effect today (21 October 2020). After the granting of a banking licence to BPSA, the number of licensed banks in Hong Kong is 164. Hong Kong Monetary Authority 21 October 2020

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US Dollar Liquidity Facility Tender Result

Tender date : 21 October 2020 (Wednesday) Settlement date : 22 October 2020 (Thursday) Repayment date : 29 October 2020 (Thursday) Tenor : 7 Days Amount applied : Nil Amount allotted : Nil Lowest interest rate accepted : Nil Highest interest rate accepted : Nil Hong Kong Monetary Authority 21 October 2020

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Tender results of the 3-year Government Bonds under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), as representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR Government), announces today (Wednesday) that tender for a 3-year Government Bond (issue number 03GB2310) under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme was held today. A total of HK$4. 0 billion 3-year Government Bonds were allocated today. A total of HK$13. 695 billion tender applications were received. The bid-to-cover ratio, i. e. the ratio of bonds applied f...

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ESRB publishes EU Non-bank Financial Intermediation Risk Monitor 2020

PRESS RELEASEESRB publishes EU Non-bank Financial Intermediation Risk Monitor 202021 October 2020 The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) has today published the EU Non-bank Financial Intermediation Risk Monitor 2020 (NBFI Monitor). This is the fifth issue in an annual series that contributes to the monitoring of a part of the financial system that has grown in recent years and accounts for around 40% of the EU financial system. This issue of the NBFI Monitor focuses on data up to end-2019, but...

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IPEN 2020 Contact Tracing Apps Webinar

IPEN 2020 Contact Tracing Apps webinar The EDPS cordially invites you to an Internet Privacy Engineering Network (IPEN) Webinar on Contact Tracing Apps as a large scale exercise in privacy engineering to be held: Wednesday 21 October afternoon Kindly hosted by TU Delft on their Big Blue Button online learning platform. This webinar replaces the workshop traditionally organised as a co-located event to the ENISA Annual Privacy Forum, which this year will take place online, too. This webinar w...

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ICYMI: Chairman Tarbert in Risk.Net: Strengthening Supervisory Cooperation in Derivatives Markets

Excerpts from Chairman Heath Tarbert’s Op-ed with the Bank of England's Jon Cunliffe on the CFTC-BoE MOU for Supervision of Cross-Border Clearing Organizations “The financial relationship between the United States and United Kingdom is a hugely important one. The UK is the single largest investor in the US – UK firms invested more than $560 billion in the region in 2018 – while the US is the largest investor in the UK, with firms investing more than $750 billion in the UK market in that same y...

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Agencies Issue Final Rule to Strengthen Resilience of Large Banks

Joint Agency Release October 20, 2020 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance CorporationOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency ...

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Agencies issue final rule to strengthen resilience of large banks

Please enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser or access the information through the links provided below. October 20, 2020 Agencies issue final rule to strengthen resilience of large banks Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Office of the Comptroller of the Currency For release at 4:00 p. m. EDT ...

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