Tunde Lemo has been appointed as a deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria by President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Bernie Fraser, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, has taken a swipe at executive pay levels.
The central bank of Argentina has introduced a novel feature by offering people the chance to listen to music while browsing its revamped website.
Mervyn King paid a visit on Tuesday 20 January to Villa Park, home of his beloved Aston Villa football club, telling a business lunch he had always wanted to perform at Villa Park and now was his chance.
Membership of the Polish central bank's Monetary Policy Council is up for renewal in January and February with suggestions that the ruling coalition is attempting to stack the Council in its favour.
Nine candidates, including former Central Bank chief Viktor Gerashchenko, have met a year-end deadline to register to run against President Vladimir Putin in Russia's March presidential election.
The Supreme Court in the Philippines has denied "with finality" a petition to prosecute central bank governor Rafael Buenaventura and several central bank officials for the closure of medium-sized Urban Bank in 2000.
Governor David Klein of the Bank of Israel has announced he intends to petition the High Court against a decision to intervene in salary terms and other benefits awarded to employees of the bank.
Norges Bank Executive Director Jon Solheim is to take office as executive director for the Nordic-Baltic countries at the IMF in Washington.
The surname King will forever be remembered by tennis fans - but Bank of England governor Mervyn King is also a player we hear, as well as a darts fan.
Still with the Bank of Israel, it was reported that the chances of Victor Medina becoming central bank governor in January 2005 have increased after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon dropped his objections.
Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz is The Banker's choice as the central bank governor for 2004.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has announced that its board of directors has approved the promotion of five vice presidents.
Police in Indonesia plan to question former central bank governor Syahril Sabirin next week in connection with a corruption case.
The governor of Tunisia's central bank, Mohamed Daouas, was dismissed on Wednesday 14 January, the official news agency reported.
David Clementi, former deputy governor of the Bank of England has been awarded a knighthood on the New Year honours list.
David Pullicino has been re-appointed as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Malta for a five year term. Pullicino has been closely associated with the bank's development over the years and is involved in the strategy of eventual integration into the…
Governor of the Bank of Finland Matti Vanhala had some bad luck while staying at his holiday home in the archipelago recently. Vanhala broke his thigh and needed an operation which, the bank said, will keep him at home until after Christmas.
Economist Manuel Marfan has been approved by Chile's Senate as a new member of the central bank's board. Marfan has an economics PhD from Yale University and currently works for the UN.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has appointed Dr Philip Lowe as Assistant Governor, Financial System. Lowe joined the RBA 1980 after completing a PhD in economics at MIT. He will take up the position in early 2004.
Following on from his Goldilocks Christmas card last year, Alan Bollard has continued his seasonal cheer this time around with a card showing Santa's sleigh flying over the Reserve Bank spilling money and with a large percentage sign symbolising the OCR,…
Paul Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, was unanimously endorsed as the new chairman of the Committee of Governors of Central Banks of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) at its 10th meeting last Tuesday.
New Zealand's finance minister Michael Cullen said on Thursday 18 December that Dr Marilyn Waring has been appointed to the Reserve Bank Board to replace Ruth Richardson whose term expires on 3 February. Waring is currently a Professor of Public Policy…
The Reserve Bank of India's early retirement scheme, which was introduced recently, has attracted 3,491 applications, according to a Rediff report. The scheme closes at the end of December with official sources saying the "RBI introduced the early…