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RAMP primarily serves central banks, sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds, and international financial institutions. With over 70 members, RAMP continues to serve institutions around the world.

  • RAMP’s primary objective is to help member institutions build and strengthen their human capital to manage their financial assets effectively and in line with sound industry practices. Learn more about how RAMP works in the 2019 RAMP brochure.

    • 17th Executive Forum for Policy-Makers and Senior Officials
    • 3rd Asia Forum on Reserves Management co-hosted by the People’s Bank of China
    • Governance Framework for Reserves Management co-hosted by the BIS
    • Pensions Symposium co-hosted by the GEPF, South Africa
    • Portfolio Indexation
    • Leadership and Change Management Colloquium at Yale University
    • USD Liquidity Management and Payments Operations co-hosted by the FRBNY
    • Investing in Chinese Financial Markets
    • Fundamentals of Active Management
    • Advanced Techniques in Portfolio Management
    • Governance and Fundamentals of Strategic Asset Allocation - SAA I
    • Strategic Asset Allocation for Fixed Income Portfolios - SAA II
    • Gold as an Asset Class, co-hosted with Bundesbank
    • Fundamentals of Fixed Income Risk Management
    • Advanced Portfolio Analytics for Fixed Income
    • Risk Budgeting and Active Portfolio Management
    • Performance Measurement, Attribution and Reporting
    • Credit Risk Management
    • Legal Aspects of Governance and Asset Management co-hosted by Bank of Albania
    • Applying IFRS to Investment Portfolios
    • Settlement and Custodian Relations
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Internal Audit and Supervision of a Central Bank’s Foreign Exchange Reserves
  • Inaugural RAMP Survey on the Reserve Management Practices of Central Banks : Results and Observations

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    In the spring of 2018, the World Bank Treasury's Reserves Advisory and Management Program (RAMP) concluded its inaugural survey on central banks' reserve management practices. RAMP sought to assess whether there had been a significant evolution in this activity over the past two decades given: 1. The substantial increase in global foreign exchange reserves over that time period; and 2. The extraordinary policy responses to the unprecedented macroeconomic and investment environment during and after the global financial crisis. The survey results show that most central banks continue to employ a traditional approach: their reserve holdings are concentrated in high-quality fixed-income assets, and the minimum credit rating for their investments remains conservative. At the same time, the data suggest important changes are under way as a material number of central banks reported more diversified portfolios with exposure to nontraditional asset classes: a third of respondents hold corporate credit, most of which are investment grade, and almost one in five own mortgage-backed securities or equities, although mostly in limited allocations. Our analysis of this information did not find a relationship between respondents' measures of reserve adequacy and the size of their exposure to nontraditional asset classes. The data do show considerable cross-country differences in the way central banks manage their reserves and, in some circumstances, our analysis suggests these differences correlate with respondents' country income groups.


  • Treasury Client Center (eTCC)

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    RAMP gives clients a customizable, convenient and powerful way to manage and access information related to their engagement using the Treasury Client Center (TCC). This secure online client portal delivers RAMP members a range of functionality, including the ability to register for Treasury workshops, view event participation history, access investment reports, and analyze performance, while also protecting their confidential information. 

    With TCC, users can create personal profiles to customize report views, favorite reports for quick access, subscribe to reports and receive them as email attachments, perform smart searches, and manage event participation efficiently. The platform also improves access to information through tablet-enabled design, which facilitates easy finger navigation on touch screen devices, along with an enhanced self-service mechanism, which streamlines and significantly improves the efficiency of the access provisioning process. With the integration of billing into the TCC, clients can also directly download invoices from the system, further reducing the paper-based transmissions.

    The TCC manages risk by preventing loss or unauthorized access to information through enhanced and robust cyber security. The newly-introduced authentication, the industry-standard One Time Password, ensures users’ secured access to their information. The portable accessibility enables users to access the TCC anytime from anywhere in the world. The self-registration and management process steps up users’ role-based access to the customized interface.