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Keeping up with data collection, capture, normalization and storage is an enormous task. In the best-case scenario, central banks systematically collect structured data electronically through reporting systems and directly from banks, brokers and market data feeds. However, in many instances, data collection is ad hoc, poorly structured, or in a non-electronic form. Leveraging Technology for Central Bank Surveillance | Nasdaq
Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) may signal the end of physical cash and thus propel interest in cryptocurrency from the darker side of society, according to Mike Dolan, editor-at-large for finance and markets at Reuters.
Namibia’s central bank held its benchmark interest rate at a record low in its first meeting of the year, striking a balance between supporting the economy and protecting its currency’s peg to the South African rand. Namibia Holds Interest Rate at 3.75% for Third Straight Meeting – Bloomberg
The National Bank of Hungary is likely to leave interest rates unchanged next Tuesday after a recent increase in closely watched inflation measures and continued volatility in prices and financial markets. Hungarian central bank to leave rates steady as inflation creeps higher | Reuters
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