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central bank

a national bank that does business mainly with a government and with other banks; it regulates the volume and cost of credit. See also EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK.
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Nicoletta Batini, Paul Levine, and Joseph Pearlman look for the conditions under which central banks in open economies could effectively set policy according to a rule based on expected inflation.
com), a leading provider of financial and commodity trading, risk management, and operations processing software solutions, announced today that Costa Rica's central bank, Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR), has licensed Findur, the company's integrated trading and portfolio management solution.
The Central Banks final decision on disputed groups of customers will be made and communicated to the banks as part of the supervisory process.
The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has made an application today to the High Court to have a provisional administrator appointed to CBL Insurance Europe dac (CBLIE).
More recently, central banks have also introduced negative interest rates and - from the Bank of Japan (BOJ), which has always been at the forefront of innovation - yield-curve targeting.
On Wednesday, however, Al Mansouri said the central banks wanted to understand blockchain technology better.
Moreover, central banks are paying a great deal of attention to the issues concerning the further improvement and development of economic models.
The South Korean central bank has said that it is not positive about central banks around the world becoming hubs for digital currencies.
In fact, it can be argued that a private ownership structure adds to the transparency and accountability of central banks.
The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) are expected to cut rates further into negative territory, which may prompt other central banks to follow them lower in order to maintain the competitiveness of their currencies, QNB has said in a report.
Other central banks in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain made similar moves.
Why are you waiting to cut interest rates while all [foreign] central banks are decreasing their interest rates?

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