The UK Chancellor Gordon Brown announced the reappointment of Kate Barker to the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Friday 2 April for a second term of three years.
The ECB's monthly news conference in its Eurotower headquarters on Thursday 1 April was interrupted temporarily by a fire alarm.
Erkki Liikanen, the European Commissioner for Enterprise and the Information Society, says that he is considering applying for the post of Governor of the Bank of Finland.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced on Wednesday March 24 the appointment of Dr Don Abel as the Bank's Assistant Governor and Head of Operations.
The Bank of Mauritius has awarded a contract for the construction of a new multi-storey headquarters in Port Louis.
Leszek Balcerowicz, president of the National Bank of Poland, confirmed a number of changes to the central bank's management this week.
Pedro Solbes, a staunch defender of the eurozone's stability and growth pact, is stepping down as European economic and monetary affairs commissioner on 11 April to take up the post of finance minister in Spain's incoming Socialist government.
With elections fast approaching in the Philippines, campaigners are using SMS text messaging to drum up support. But reports say central bank governor Rafael Buenaventura is also a fan of texting.
The Bank of Japan's recent high-profile presence in the foreign exchange market has attracted enough popular interest to become the latest topic in Golgo 13, a series in the Big Comic magazine targeted at Japanese salarymen.
Eurozone finance ministers decided on Thursday March 25 to propose Spain's Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo to the European Central Bank's Executive Board.
EU competition commissioner Mario Monti has been put forward as a possible candidate to head the International Monetary Fund, according to a report.
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was due to make scheduled introductory remarks at a Fed conference in Washington on Friday (26 March) because of a cold, a spokesman said on Friday.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov on Wednesday (24 March) appointed Oleg Vyugin, deputy chairman of the Russian central bank, as chairman of the national securities market regulator, the government said.
The governor of the Bank of Israel David Klein met Thursday (25 March) with the secretariat of the Histadrut labour federation's bank workers' unit, Zion Shema, in an effort to avert a strike at the central bank.
Unusual scenes at the UK parlaiment's Treasury select committee Thursday when more women than men turned out for the Bank of England's team for the first time.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand was evacuated on Thursday 18 March after a ticking parcel was found on the 10th floor of the building in Wellington.
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.