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Tender results of the 20-year Government Bonds under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme (Hong Kong Monetary Authority)

Public Technologies 25 May 2022
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), as representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR Government), announced that a tender of 20-year Government Bonds (issue number 20GB4205) under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme was held today (25 May) ... Hong Kong Monetary Authority ... Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Growing trees outside forests in India can offer environmental, economic benefits: Study

Financial Express 25 May 2022
The authors of the ... “We developed a research framework to analyse the policy instruments and modality of delivery of incentives to capture both monetary and non-monetary incentives,” said Singh.The framework aided the authors in capturing the information systematically.

Study finds how agroforestry in India can benefit farmers and environmentThe benefits range from mitigating ...

Deccan Herald 25 May 2022
The study by the global research non-profit organisation also identified 10 types of incentives -- seven monetary and three non-monetary -- that policymakers use to encourage farmers to grow trees ... The authors of the report adopted a mixed-methods approach for conducting this study, focusing on quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Does your country really need digital cash?

Business Day 25 May 2022
Nine out of 10 central banks are exploring electronic versions of physical cash, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) 2021 survey of monetary authorities released this month.

RBI Governor warns against use of cryptocurrencies after TerraUSD’s fall

BGR 25 May 2022
Dollarization, it is well understood, would undermine the ability of authorities to control money supply or interest rates, as monetary policy would not have any impact on the non-Rupee currencies or payment instruments,” RBI Deputy Governor, T Rabi Sankar had said in a speech earlier this month.

Singapore sees 2022 GDP at lower end of forecasts amid war, supply chain woes

Metro USA 25 May 2022
INFLATION ...Current monetary policy stance remains appropriate” said Edward Robinson, deputy managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore at a media briefing on Wednesday. “The cumulative effects of the (past) three monetary policy tightening moves will slow the inflation momentum,” he added ... .

Sri Lankan prime minister takes charge of finance portfolio amid crisis

La Prensa Latina 25 May 2022
The Sri Lankan authorities have been trying to negotiate a possible bailout by the International Monetary Fund, after temporarily suspending the payment of their foreign debt in April.

Where are interest rates headed?

The Hill 25 May 2022
The so-called neutral monetary stance is a theoretical concept that is inherently vague and somewhat imprecise ... But the real challenge for monetary authorities is no longer limited to the question of whether or not the Fed can avoid an economic downturn and achieve the elusive soft-landing.

ECB Survey Finds 10% of Eurozone Households Own Crypto Assets

Bitcoin 25 May 2022
Europe’s financial authorities are now trying to establish if the crypto market downturn could affect household budgets, Reuters reported ... $1,070 at the time of writing), the monetary authority detailed, and 29% had between 1,000 euros and 4,999 euros ... The authors of the ...

Thailand Exempts Crypto Transfers From VAT Until End of 2023

Bitcoin 25 May 2022
Authorities in Thailand have formally introduced a value-added tax (VAT) exemption for transfers of cryptocurrencies through government-approved exchanges ... Another , also published on May 24, extends the VAT exemption to transfers with a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) issued by Thailand’s monetary authority.

Singapore says GDP outlook challenged by Ukraine war, coronavirus shocks

South China Morning Post 25 May 2022
Singapore’s core inflation gauge accelerated in April to its fastest in more than a decade, complicating the outlook for the Monetary Authority of Singapore, which tightened policy last month ... .

BSP chief hints at another rate hike

The Philippine Star 25 May 2022
Monetary authorities are likely to deliver back-to-back rate hikes with another 25-basis-point increase next month after starting the interest rate liftoff last May 19, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno ....

Thailand Readies Itself For Digital Economy, Removes Crypto Transfers From VAT Till End Of 2023

Bitcoinist 25 May 2022
... to be controlled and monitored by appropriate authorities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ... also announced on May 24, extends the VAT exemption to transfers using Thailand’s monetary authority’s retail central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Indiana lawmakers ban transgender girls from girls' sports at K-12 schools

News-Press Now 25 May 2022
Eric Holcomb ... Under the statute, trans girls who were assigned male at birth are barred from playing on a girls athletics team in kindergarten through 12th grade, and the parents of girls who believe their child was deprived of an athletics opportunity because of a trans girl's participation are authorized to sue their school for monetary damages ... .

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