Anti-globalisation activists pelted World Bank chief James Wolfensohn and Slovenia's finance minister with green paint on Thursday.
Serbia's state prosecutors have ordered an investigation of a member of parliament on suspicion of abuse of another MP's electronic voting card in the election of national bank governor Kori Udovicki.
A commemoration ceremony was held in memory of the late Mohsen Nurbakhsh, the former head of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) last Saturday, 13 March.
Reports say that National Bank of Poland governor Leszek Balcerowicz will soon replace three members of the management board of the NBP, Jerzy Stopyra and Andrzej Bratkowski, while the third name is still unknown.
The court case into the collapse of the BCCI in London heard this week that former Bank of England governor Eddie George was misled by a senior official at the Bank.
Outgoing Spanish Economy Minister Rodrigo Rato emerged as a leading European candidate to head the IMF this week, but his chances of getting the nod were later thrown into doubt following comments attributed to Jacques Chirac.
The Reserve Bank of India's Officers Association (RBIOA) has demanded that pay be linked to other central banks, saying a tiger must be compared with a tiger.
Former RBNZ chief Don Brash said this week that while the high value of the New Zealand dollar was hurting the economy, any attempt to intervene would be fraught with risk.
The Goldenberg inquiry has heard former Central Bank of Kenya Governor, Eric Kotut conspired with banks to defraud the bank of a massive US$247.9 million (Sh9.7 billion) in April 1993.
The Bank of Finland announced on Thursday 11 March that Governor Matti Vanhala will retire from 1 April. Deputy Governor Matti Louekoski will assume his responsibilities until a replacement is found.
Tommaso Padoa Schioppa was due to receive an honorary law degree on Friday 12 March in a ceremony at the University of Bari.
In Frankfurt on Thursday 11 March, about 150 employees of the European Central Bank gathered before the bank headquarters in a memorial service for the victims of the Madrid bombing.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) this week brushed aside an allegation that the International Monetary Fund was dictating to it through an IMF official recently installed as advisor to the governor.
The head of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Gideon Gono, picked by President Robert Mugabe to lead the government's anti-corruption drive, has claimed he has received death threats from corrupt businessmen and politicians, a newspaper reported this week.
A US woman was charged with forgery this week after trying to spend a $1 million bank note in a Georgia supermarket. Staff refused to accept the note or hand over her $998,328.45 in change (if they had it!) and called the manager.
While the smart money is increasingly moving towards Spanish Finance Minister Rodrigo Rato as Horst Kohler's successor at the IMF, developing countries have waded into the debate and staked their claim to the Fund's top job.
The new governor of the National Bank of Serbia, Radovan Jelasic, officially took control of the bank on Monday 1 March.
According to a decree from President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Askar Yelemesov was appointed deputy president of the National Bank of Khasakhstan on Wednesday 3 March.
The European Parliament said on Wednesday 3 March that it will hold a confirmation hearing with the nominee for the ECB's soon to be vacant seat. It spoke of a broadening of backgrounds which "would come from board members with an academic or…
Paul M Sweezy, a Harvard University economist who did much work on the theory of oligopoly, and left academia to become America's leading Marxist intellectual and publisher during the cold war era, died on Saturday 28 February at his New York home.
The Third Division of the Philippines Sandiganbayan Court has upheld the immunity granted to former Central Bank governor Jaime Laya by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and dismissed the $65 million graft case against him.
President Megawati has proposed three names from within Bank Indonesia as candidates for the post of senior deputy governor, reflecting the government's intention to pick someone who is already familiar with the central bank's working environment.
Horst Kohler's decision on Thursday 4 March to step down a year early from the IMF to accept a nomination to become German president has seen various names enter the fray as possible successors, including UK chancellor Gordon Brown.
Chairman Greenspan's busy week of testimony and speeches didn't go without its critics. Republican Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to President "Dubya" asking for Greenspan's removal.