Central Bank of Iraq risks losing access to New York Fed account if government ousts US soldiers
For extraordinary work with more than 20 central banks in highly challenging circumstances
Future of agreement on oil revenues unclear as country faces significant economic problems
IMF says central bank cannot avoid financing government deficit
Building integrity and soundness of central banks is vital
Notes contain ‘animated effects’ and features for the visually impaired
Central Bank of Iraq finalises agreement with Zaha Hadid Architects to design new office headquarters in central Baghdad
Central Bank of Iraq governor Sinan al-Shebibi says ruling to place central bank under cabinet supervision risked the central bank losing assets held overseas
Al-Qaeda group says it orchestrated bombings aimed at the Central Bank of Iraq which killed at least 18 people; militants say they targeted central bank to choke off funds to United States
Suicide bombers and gunmen target Iraqi central bank; attack thought to be part of a series of robberies and heists orchestrated by Sunni insurgents
Central Bank of Iraq publishes its Annual Statistics Bulletin
The Central Bank of Iraq has announced that it will reduce its key policy rate by 1 percentage point to 14%, starting next year.
The Central Bank of Iraq has cut its benchmark rate by a full percentage point to 15% days after the governor warned that the dismal global outlook and the slump in oil prices could drag the country into recession.
Robert Pringle and Nick Carver trace the remarkable story of the resurrection of the war-torn country’s central bank.
This article says that what's remarkable about the financial architecture for Iraq is the scope and detail the coalition brought to the task of establishing an independent central bank. In March, the CPA published the Central Bank of Iraq Law, which, it…
Sinan Mohammed Rida al-Shibibi, an economist, was named on Wednesday 10 September as Iraq's first central bank governor since the removal of Saddam Hussein from power. The move to appoint a permanent governor comes ahead of an important donors'…
Faleh Salman, acting Iraqi central bank governor, said at the weekend that the Security Council's decision in May to lift sanctions meant "here is no impediment now" for the resumption of relationships across the world for Iraq's banks, according to a…
A haul of 2000 gold bars was found during the routine inspection of a truck near the Syrian border, according to Reuters. The gold was estimated to be worth about $500 million and may have come from the Iraq central bank's reserves.
A short report from Associated Press included details of the current state of the Central Bank of Iraq. The report said all nine floors of the central bank have collapsed.
British television on Thursday April 10 broadcast a report from inside the Central Bank of Iraq. A reporter was shown walking amongst upturned desks and debris with papers scattered everywhere and no sign of any staff.
A website ArchNet, intended for architects interested in the Islamic world, contains photographs of the Central Bank of Iraq. The site says "The bank is housed in a cubical building with few exterior openings, and is organised around an inner courtyard…
An article from Bloomberg News says that the Iraqi dinar is in great demand and that coalition success in the war is likely to boost its value considerably. Apparently investors are snapping up the Saddam Hussein decorated notes, with one Pakistan based…
A report from Associated Press on the war in Iraq contained details of what was described as looting at the central bank in Baghdad. The looting apparently included the removal of carpets, chairs and other fixtures from the Bank.