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RBS Reserve Management Trends 2012

Edited By Robert Pringle and Nick Carver

Overview

Now in its eighth year, the only annual survey of central bank reserve managers provides candid insights into the thinking of official sector portfolio managers.


RBS Reserve Management Trends 2012 features an exclusive report of a survey more than 50 central banks, responsible for more than $5 trillion in reserve assets, on their reaction to the global financial crisis and how they view the key questions facing financial markets and the international monetary system.


The book, published on April 17 2012, features chapters from reserve managers, central bankers and market observers on the important themes of diversification, asset allocation, gold holdings, Chang Mai and outsourcing.


In an exclusive interview, the head of reserve management at the Bank of Korea explains the central bank’s strategy in the crisis and discusses changes to how the reserve management function is organised and plans for adding the renminbi to its reserve portfolio.


Book only - £235


Also available in PDF E-book format only or both book and PDF E-book format:


E-book only - £215


E-book and book - £275


To place an order including a PDF version please e-mail: books@incisivemedia.com with details of your order.


A Central Banking Publications Book

Publish date: 17 Apr 2012

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Book description

Published in spring each year, RBS Reserve Management Trends features an exclusive report of a survey of more than 50 central banks, responsible for more than $5 trillion in reserve assets, on their reaction to the global financial crisis and how they view the key questions facing financial markets and the international monetary system.

As well as detailed analysis of the answers, all comments and observations volunteered by reserve managers are reproduced in full.

The book also features practitioner-focused chapters which draw on expert opinion and experience to allow central bankers to benchmark their policies against those of their peers.

Contributors include:

Nick Carver, Central Banking Publications

Sanjay Mathur and Erik Lueth, The Royal Bank of Scotland

Zafar Parker, South African Reserve Bank

A. Karunagaran, Reserve Bank of India

Ashish Bhatia, World Gold Council

Charles Adams and Lei Lei Song, Asian Development Bank

A.K. Mwape, Bank of Zambia

Book details

ISBN
9781902182742
Publish date
17 Apr 2012
Format
Paperback
Size
155mm x 235mm

Editor biography

Robert Pringle and Nick Carver

Editor, Robert Pringle, is Chairman of Central Banking Publications. Before starting Central Banking, Robert was for several years Editor of The Banker and subsequently he was closely associated with the establishment of the well-known "think tank", the Group of Thirty, where he served for seven years as the first Executive Director based in New York. He was also for three years a Senior Fellow at the United Nations institute called WIDER in Helsinki.

Nick Carver is the publisher of Central Banking Publications, which he joined as an editorial assistant in 2001. He was assistant editor of Central Banking journal for five years and has co-edited (with Robert Pringle) Central Banking Publications’ annual Reserve Management Trends publication since its launch in 2005. He is also the publisher of Risk Books and Risk Journals, two long-established imprimaturs of Incisive Media, which acquired Central Banking Publications in 2007. He graduated with a master’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Edinburgh and taught English in Japan for two years before joining Central Banking Publications.

Table of contents

1 - Trends in reserve management – 2012 survey results
Nick Carver, Central Banking Publications

2 - The growing allure of Emerging Asia for reserve managers
Sanjay Mathur and Erik Lueth, The Royal Bank of Scotland

3 - Developing a strategic asset allocation framework
Zafar Parker, South African Reserve Bank

4 - Global crisis, uncertainty and the demand for gold by central banks: a view from India
A. Karunagaran, Reserve Bank of India

5 - Optimal gold allocation for emerging-market central banks
Ashish Bhatia, World Gold Council

6 - Asia’s emerging financial safety net
Charles Adams and Lei Lei Song, Asian Development Bank

7 - The use of external fund managers in the official sector: the case of Zambia
A.K. Mwape, Bank of Zambia

8 - Interview: Heung Sik Choo – Head of Reserve Management, Bank of Korea
Nick Carver, Central Banking Publications

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