IMF says Eswatini and Lesotho face major challenges from pandemic and structural problems
Central bank denies claims that it holds money passed on by former South African president Zuma
German company has helped central banks improve educational outreach to bolster national currency security
Fund urges authorities to fast-track reform to give central bank financial stability mandate
Central Bank of Swaziland documents a fall in the value of lilangeni
Officers shown security features of banknotes introduced last year; participants travelled from all over the country to attend the training
In 2007, the government of Swaziland and the central bank strengthened the coordination of monetary and fiscal policy, notes the latest Annual Report from the Central Bank of Swaziland.
The real challenge for the world's financial regulators lies in managing cross-border crises, new research published by the Riksbank states.
The economies of Southern Africa have remained strong despite the volatility in global financial markets, Tito Mboweni, the governor of the South African Reserve Bank, said in a recent speech.
Swaziland's balance of payments improved significantly in 2006.
Tito Mboweni, the governor of the South African Reserve Bank, says Zimbabwe was far from being ready to join the rand common monetary area (CMA), which currently includes South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland.
This IMF working paper finds that the current Common Monetary Area (CMA) agreements between South African, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia, although not a full monetary union, have delivered many benefits of a full monetary union.
The Central Bank of Swaziland announced Wednesday 16 May that it will soon be introducing a Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system at the beginning of June 2007.
In a speech given on 1 March Xolile Guma of the South African Reserve Bank said Swaziland needs to address a number of issues in regard to its position in the establishment of a regional monetary union.
According to the Central Bank of Swaziland's Annual Report 2005-2006, the expansion of economic activity slowed down in 2005 after growth of 2.1 percent in 2004.
A recent report suggests that fiscal indiscipline by the government has eroded Swaziland's foreign reserves in the past years.
Finance Minister Majozi Sithole has appointed Swaziland Finance and Development Corporation CEO Vincent Mhlanga to the Central Bank of Swaziland's Board of Directors.
The Central Bank of Swaziland has published its Annual Report for 2004-2005.
The Common Monetary Area, Southern Africa's 30-year-old monetary union, could have its own central bank within five years, the governor of the Central Bank of Swaziland, Martin Dlamini, told CentralBankNet.
Tito Mboweni, governor of the South African Reserve Bank, said on Tuesday 24 June "We have agreed we will do some research on what the feasibility is of a common central bank for South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia", according to Reuters…
SWAZILAND - The tiny kingdom of Swaziland is two years into a slump and no end is in sight, its central bank has said.
ANNUAL REPORT - The Central Bank of Swaziland has published its Annual Report for the year ended 2000-2001.
SWAZILAND - Swaziland is on alert for foreign organisations trying to channel money through the tiny African kingdom after a government official was offered a bribe, authorities said on Monday 15 October.
SWAZILAND - Along with other countries of the Southern Africa Development Community, Swaziland is revamping its banking system up to international standards, Bank of Swaziland Governor Martin Dlamini said on Apr 6, 2001.