ERM Frameworks and Responses to risk [43]

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Bullet points include: Role ‘Medium of exchange’ ‘Store of value’ Use Exchange goods between economic participants (e.g. division of labour) Shift consumption along the timeline If ceased to function? Essential, unless we want to return to barter Money itself is not typically a large part of a developed economy’s total asset base Required features for function to be effective Short-term value stability and perceived ‘soundness’ of money Ability to buy/sell what we want later, i.e. to have functioning markets Parts of financial services industry most linked to role Retail banking, commercial banking (?) Life insurance, asset management, investment banking (?) Typical focus of regulatory activity Avoid undue calls on depositor insurance arrangements Greater focus on providers ‘honouring their promises’

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