DEC Documents

30.09.2016 | B.V. Christensen | BIS

This paper discusses the policy choices for African central banks in responding to commodity price declines. The first section illustrates the importance of commodities for African countries. A discussion of the various transmission channels through...

06.10.2015 | ASEA | ASEA

This quarterly newsletter of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) features expert opinion pieces, insights, news and statistics on the African exchanges.

30.04.2014 | Financial Stability Board (FSB) | Financial Stability Board (FSB)

This report presents the progress of the implementation of OTC derivatives market reforms. Key international policy standards have been finalised in most commitment areas and work on the remaining standards is on track to be finalised by the...

11.02.2014 | C.A. Mbeng Mezui, L. Rutten et al. | AfDB

This guidebook aims to promote innovative ideas and discourse on best practices on derivatives and commodity markets development. It draws on three decades of Africa’s development efforts in this area, complemented with lessons and best practices...

31.10.2013 | S. Hassan | South African Reserve Bank

This working paper presents an overview and discussion of facts and research findings on South African equity, currency, bond and derivatives markets.


This document presents the final policy framework that establishes minimum standards for margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives as agreed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of...

31.08.2013 | MAGD | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

This report assesses and compares the economic benefits and costs of the planned OTC derivatives regulatory reforms.

28.02.2013 | Financial Stability Board | Financial Stability Board

This review examines progress made by the South African authorities in implementing reforms in interagency coordination and the regulatory structure, and in the regulation of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. These areas were...

31.12.2012 | V.M. Hernandez | Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa

This study sets out to describe Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa’s (ACE) model of trade facilitation, implementation of warehouse receipt system and market information, as well as identifying its most important merits and limitations.

31.10.2011 | Committee on the Global Financial System | BIS

This report analyses the potential implications on the G20 commitment that all standardised OTC derivatives should be centrally cleared by the end of 2012 for financial stability and efficiency, and further provides an assessment of the trade-offs...

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