The Bank of Israel is in favour of recruiting Arab employees, but has yet to find suitable candidates for available positions, according to a letter sent by central bank governor David Klein to Hadash party MK Ahmed Tibi, Haaretz reported this week.
This article published by Vanguard today, 28 May, looks at the leadership changeover at the Central Bank of Nigeria. Joseph Sanusi will step down as CBN governor on Saturday, 29 May, when Professor Charles Soludo will begin his own tenure. Sanusi's five…
With summer fast approaching in Europe, visitors to the Netherlands central bank will get to play an interactive quiz game where they act as central bank governor for the day.
Bank of Israel employees are to begin a protest strike against Bank of Israel Governor David Klein and the Bank's Board of Directors, according to Maariv International.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Peter Nicholl, has appointed Anka Musa as Vice Governor of the CBBH and Ankica Kolobaric as Comptroller General of the CBBH.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announced on Wednesday, 26 May, the death of former Atlanta Fed President and Chief Executive Officer Robert P. Forrestal who passed away at 72. Forrestal served as Atlanta Fed president from 1983 until 1995.
ECB Executive Board Member Eugenio Domingo Solans, who in 2002 oversaw the debut of the euro notes and coins, will step down from his post on Monday, 31 May. He will be replaced by Spaniard Jose Manuel Gonzalez Paramo.
Former head of the International Monetary Fund, Horst Kohler, was narrowly elected Germany's new president last Sunday, 23 May.
At its meeting on 19 May the Executive Board of the Sveriges Riksbank appointed Kai Barvell as new head of the Market Operations Department and Mats Galvenius as head of the new general secretariat.
Richard Roberts recalls the last official effort to create a coherent design for an international monetary system.
Russian lawmakers are to consider reshuffling the board of directors of the Russian Central Bank, the State Duma Council has announced.
President Bush finally renominated Alan Greenspan to another term as Federal Reserve chairman this week. Greenspan expressed his honour at the renomination. If he holds the chair until June 2006, Greenspan will be the longest-serving chairman in the Fed…
Singapore's Second Finance Minister Lim Hng Kiang said this week that there is no immediate need to change the status quo for Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lee Hsien Loong's concurrent role as the Monetary Authority of Singapore's chairman.
Former finance ministers Petar Gosev and Taki Fiti were named by local media on Wednesday 19 May as the most likely candidates to head Macedonia's central bank.
Manmohan Singh, a former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is set to become India's next prime minister after Sonia Gandhi's decision to turn down the job. Mr Singh was in charge of the RBI from September 82 to January 85.
Bank of Israel employees held a protest meeting this week during working hours and later disrupted a management meeting, which had to be cancelled, according to a report by Haaretz.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Friday 21 May that a deal may be close whereby German prosecutors drop the case against former Deutsche Bundesbank President Ernst Welteke in exchange for the payment of a fine.
Nobuo Inaba, director-general of the Bank of Japan's Bank Examination and Surveillance Department, will be promoted to executive director, replacing outgoing Takahiro Mitani, bank officials said on Saturday 8 May.
Alan Greenspan has fewer than six weeks of his term left as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, and some analysts are wondering why George W is yet to renominate the 78-year old Maestro.
The European Central Bank opposes plans for a law that would allow the governor of the Bank of Italy to be sacked, news agency Radiocor said, citing an ECB report.
According to a report in The Analyst, Monrovia, the executive governor of the central bank of Liberia, Ellie Saleeby, has been booted out on the insistence of a visiting IMF delegation to Liberia.
The Zimbabwe Standard reported this week that several senior Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe officials targeted for retrenchment are sitting idle at the bank, more than two months after the central bank said they would be laid off.
A group of 1,200 Bank of Canada retirees may sue the central bank, claiming it refuses to discuss sharing a surplus in the employee pension plan, a report by Bloomberg said.
Speaking on Thursday 13 May to a group of high school students in Chicago, Alan Greenspan shared some personal memories including life on the road with a dance band as a clarinet and saxophone player.