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News in Systemic Risk: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (10 a.m. ET)

A Bumpy Road Ahead for the Global Financial System (Tobias Adrian; IMF Blog)

Claudia Buch: Have the main advanced economies become more resilient to real and financial shocks? (BIS)

Jan Smets: The impact of monetary policy on the macroeconomy and European banks (BIS)

Global Economy: Good News for Now but Trade Tensions a Threat (Maurice Obstfeld; IMF Blog)

How will FinTech and digital currencies transform central banking (Eswar Prasad; Brookings)

An Even-handed Approach to Crypto-Assets (Christine Lagarde; IMF Blog)

Countercyclical capital regulation in a small open economy DSGE model (Matija Lozej, Luca Onorante, Ansgar Rannenberg; ECB)

Agencies propose transition of new Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) accounting standard into regulatory capital framework (Federal Reserve)

The Evolving First Line of Defense – Michael Held, Executive Vice President and General Counsel (Federal Reserve)

IMF Warns of Rising Threats to Global Financial System (Bloomberg)

Fed's bank regulator defends Volcker, lending rule easing (Reuters)

Fed Regulatory Czar Faces GOP Pressure on Bank-Board Oversight (WSJ)

China cuts required reserve ratio in ‘subtle easing’ move (FT)

More China bank reserve cuts on the cards as PBOC seeks to prevent slowdown (Reuters)

China Banks Seen Profiting From PBOC's Reserve Ratio Cut (Bloomberg)

Macron says wants to change banking rules to boost lending (Reuters)

Number of German Banks Declines While Fintechs Attack (Bloomberg)

Fed's Dudley warns small banks to rethink risks of higher rates (Reuters)

IMF warns global economic growth will slow by 2020 (FT)