Kenya's economic growth is estimated to have declined to 0.4% in the 12 months to August, from 1.4% in the previous year, the Central Bank of Kenya said.
Luxembourg central bank chief Yves Mersch, a member of the European Central Bank council, on Friday said that scrutiny of money supply retained a key role in the setting of monetary policy.
Japan's economy still has a problem with deflation, and the central bank should keep its easy monetary policy for a while longer, a senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday.
Swedish central bank first deputy governor Lars Heikensten said inflationary pressure in the country is growing and the central bank may have to raise interest rates as a result.
At a conference held in Copenhagen on 17 November 2000, Mr Svein Gjedrem, governor of the Norges Bank, gives a speech on Norwegian monetary policy. Mr Svein Gjedrem discusses the relationship between the special structure of the Norwegian economy and…
South African Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni Thursday said the central bank's current monetary policy stance would be maintained. This in line with most economists' expectations that interest rates would remain unchanged at the bank's six-weekly…
Philippine central bank governor Rafael Buenaventura said on Thursday the bank planned to lower its key overnight rates before the end of 2000 given signs that inflation and the peso had begun to stabilise.
Brazil's central bank chief Arminio Fraga said Thursday he is confident that neighboring Argentina will leave its economic woes behind although there will be no "instant miracle."
The European Central Bank has decided to publish its internal economic forecasts for the euro-zone to improve the markets's understanding of its monetary policy and dispel criticism of excessive secrecy.
The economic development in mainland China is a 'black hole' for Taiwan's economy which could drain out all of the capital resources on the island, deputy central bank governor Chen Shih-meng warned Wednesday.
Today Mr T K Alweendo, governor of the Bank of Namibia, gives his annual lecture, held in Windhoek. This year's subject matter is growth and employment or unemployment, depending whether you are anoptimist or a pessimist, joked the governor in his…
Kurt Schuler, who works in the US senate's joint economic committee and one of the leading experts on currency boards and dollarisation, has just released on his website a new paper he has written on monetary sovereignty.
A new paper by Glenn Rudebusch, economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, which looks at the term structure evidence on interest rate smoothing and monetary policy inertia.
A first-rate, new book on monetary policy in Europe by Aerdt Houben, the head of the monetary analysis division of the Netherlands central bank.
New data on the liquidity in the banking system will be published on a daily basis on the Bank of Lithuania website.
The Bank of Canada today released its twelfth semi-annual monetary policy report in which it discusses economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
Political union is necessary for the success of European monetary union, argues Professor Andre Szasz, so that Eurozone members begin to accept that their neighbour's problems are now their problems. But lack of policy coordination, potentially could…
The changes to Poland's monetary policy framework in the 1997 National Bank of Poland Act have proved rather difficult to swallow. But now the reforms are bedding down, central bank presidentHanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz can focus on preparing Poland for…
At the opening of the International East-West Conference entitled "Completing Transition: The Main Challenges", the Central Bank of Austria's vice governor Tumpel-Gugerell highlights positive growth of all transition economies
An interview with Dr Mohammad Ali Najafi, vice-president of the Republic of Iran, entitled "Printing bank notes without monetary cover equals the sharp depreciation of the national currency", published by Iranian newspaper 'Hayat-e Now' on 2 November.
Yngvi Orn Kristinsson has left the monetary department of the Central Bank of Iceland.
Colombia's central bank said that despite high world oil prices, thecountry is on track to meet the 10% inflation target for this year agreedwith the International Monetary Fund.
The head of the newly formed Ukrainian central bank council said lastThursday that the body would back a policy of a strong hryvnia currency andfocus on slowing inflation.
A new highly recommended book edited by Lavan Mahadeva and Gabriel Sterne has just been published by the Bank of England's Centre for Central Banking Studies.