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  • Central banks aren't what they used to be

    Banks now tackle diverse issues, be it Covid-19, climate change or inequality. Purists may disagree but there’s no other option We are used to thinking about the remit of central banks as focusing narrowly on price stability, or at most as targeting inflation while ensuring the smooth operation of the payment system. But with the global financial crisis of 2008 and now Covid-19, we have seen central banks intervening to support a growing range of markets and activities, using instruments that...

    the Guardian
  • US central bank payment system down for 'hours'

    The crash came as the bank faces pressure to keep pace with changes fuelled by Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

    BBC News
  • Mexican prosecutor denies political charges against governor

    Mexican Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero has denied that corruption accusations against the opposition governor of the border state of Tamaulipas are politically motivated, but did not specify what is behind the case

    ABC News
  • Mexican prosecutor denies political charges against governor

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero denied Wednesday that corruption accusations against the opposition governor of the border state of Tamaulipas are politically motivated, but did not specify what is behind the case. The attorney general’s office filed a request Tuesday to Congress to remove

    The Washington Times