Gridlock Resolution in Interbank Payment Systems
The paper analyses the severity of gridlocks in interbank payment systems operating on a real time basis and evaluates by means of simulations the merits of a gridlock resolution algorithm. Data used in the simulations consist of actual payments settled in the Danish and Finnish RTGS systems. The algorithm is found to be applicable to a real time environment and effective in reducing queuing in the systems at all levels of liquidity, but in particular when intra-day liquidity is scarce.
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- Guntzer, Michael M. & Jungnickel, Dieter & Leclerc, Matthias, 1998. "Efficient algorithms for the clearing of interbank payments," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 106(1), pages 212-219, April.
- Bech, Morten L. & Garratt, Rod, 2001.
"The Intraday Liquidity Management Game,"
University of California at Santa Barbara, Economics Working Paper Series
qt0m6035wg, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara.
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