Central Banking | 01 Apr 2015
Annual report notes growing interest in digital forms of payment is leading to declining income from seigniorage; new banknote series to enter circulation in 2015
Central Banking | 26 Mar 2015
Central bank plans to add renminbi bonds to reserves after signing swap agreement with the People’s Bank of China in 2014; annual report reveals return of 8% across currency reserves
Central Banking | 19 Mar 2015
National Bank of Denmark implemented new investment strategy in 2014, adding riskier assets including equities and lower-rated government bonds to reserves
Central Banking | 31 Jul 2014
Swiss National Bank recovers from $10bn loss in 2013; profit on foreign currency positions amounts to Sfr 12.6bn, while gold holdings see Sfr 3.5bn valuation gain
Central Banking | 23 Jul 2014
Communique says reserves accumulation must improve to provide buffer for fiscal operations, in part by greater domestic production of foodstuffs
Central Banking | 03 Apr 2014
Central Bank of Seychelles annual report outlines how it took advantage of foreign exchange inflows to bolster its reserves by almost 40% in 2013
Central Banking | 06 Aug 2013
The Kenyan shilling has dropped almost 5% in value against the dollar since May; central bank insists this is a necessary rebalancing and does not pose any damaging inflationary pressures – yet
Central Banking | 01 Aug 2013
Maintaining the Cape Verdean escudo’s peg to the euro is the central bank’s ‘main concern’; setting policy to stabilise its international reserves and – in turn – the peg
Central Banking | 21 Jun 2013
Article highlights continuing gradual move to liberalise trade in renminbi; notes many central banks have made Chinese investments, but says renminbi not yet an official reserve asset
Central Banking | 29 May 2013
Bank of Latvia publishes annual report for 2012; reveals 15% increase in foreign reserves and diversification into Canadian and Singapore dollar-denominated assets
Central Banking | 28 May 2013
Annual report for 2012 sees balance sheet growth driven largely by higher foreign exchange purchases; prudential measures implemented to shore up banking system
Central Banking | 19 Dec 2012
Amount of currency in circulation rises 5% in the year to June 2012 as counterfeits fall to one part per million
Central Banking | 18 Dec 2012
Greenback’s share of central bank’s reserves declined from 64% to 57% of portfolio in 2011 as a result of diversification strategy
Central Banking | 25 Sep 2012
Bank of Nigeria minutes show commitment to increase external reserves buffer; inflation expected to be lower than forecast
Central Banking | 21 Aug 2012
Reserve Bank of Australia’s August monetary policy minutes note historically low bond yields; offshore purchases of Australian dollar remain high
Central Banking | 29 Jun 2012
Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan monetary policy statement outlines threats to currency peg; says long-run solution requires strengthening of macroeconomic fundamentals
Central Banking | 07 Mar 2012
SARB reveals $186 million rise in value of gold reserves; overall reserves value up $438 million
Central Banking | 01 Jun 2011
Hong Kong Monetary Corporation 2010 Annual Report shows $600 million increase in loans purchased in Hong Kong
Central Banking | 12 Jul 2010
National Bank of Austria’s 2009 Annual Report shows massive gains in reserves due to rise in gold prices
Central Banking | 14 Jul 2009
Bank of Estonia’s Andres Lipstok notes the importance of euro adoption
Central Banking | 08 Jun 2009
The Reserve Bank of Australia reviewed and restructured its currency activities during 2008, says Glenn Stevens, the governor of the central bank in its latest Annual Report.
Central Banking | 09 Jul 2008
The euro lost ground as a currency of debt issuance in 2007, a result that the European Central Bank said may reflect the continued fallout from the credit crisis.
Central Banking | 12 May 2008
The US monetary authorities did not intervene in foreign-exchange markets during the first quarter of 2008, the New York Federal Reserve said in its quarterly report to Congress.
Central Banking | 02 Jan 2008
Swaziland's balance of payments improved significantly in 2006.
Central Banking | 07 Dec 2007
Financial market turbulence, together with a significant slowdown in the United States, could lead to and be exacerbated by a disorderly resolution of global current account imbalances, says the Bank of Canada's latest Financial System Review.
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