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COMESA Monetary Institute Holds a Training on Most Influential Agreements in Modern International Finance

The COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI) in collaboration with IMF’s Regional Technical Assistance Centers for Eastern and Southern Africa (AFRITACs East and South), conducted training on “Enhancements to the Basel Process in view of recent developments relating to Basel II & Basel III” for central bank and bank supervisory agency officials. Participants who attended the training came from Burundi, DR Congo, ... Read More »

Risks Management Manual for Central Banks Developed

COMESA Monetary Institute has developed a manual on “Liquidity, Interest  Rate and Exchange Rate Risk Management” for COMESA Central Banks. The manual gives guidance on best practices in liquidity, interest rate and exchange rates risks management, as related to foreign reserve holdings of Central Banks. In preparation  for the publishing of the manual, the CMI and  the Central Bank of ... Read More »

Manual on Monetary Transmission Mechanism Adopted

A manual on “Application of Advanced Panel Data Analysis with Special Application to the Impact of Financial Structure on Monetary Transmission Mechanism,” has been validated. The manual whose overall objective is to equip users to undertake analysis of all aspects of panel data analysis was endorsed during a five- day workshop in Nairobi from 8th to 12th May, 2017. The ... Read More »

Manual on modelling and forecasting volatility in financial markets Validated

COMESA Monetary Institute has developed a manual for modelling and forecasting volatility in financial markets. The manual which has now been validated will serve as a knowledge product to provide member States’ Central Banks with an analytical guide in modeling and forecasting volatility in financial markets within a multivariate framework. The development of the manual follows a decision by the ... Read More »

Banks’ Governors push for Regional Payment and Settlement System (REPSS)

COMESA Committee of Governors of Central Banks wants all COMESA member countries to fully utilize the Regional Payment and Settlement System. In their 22nd Meeting that took place in Bujumbura, Burundi 29- 30 March 2017, the Governors appreciated the progress that has been achieved in the implementation of the system with nine countries now live on the Regional Payment and ... Read More »

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