Structure And Organisation

The National Bank was founded by virtue of the Federal Act on the Swiss National Bank, which entered into force on 16 January 1906. Business was started on 20 June 1907. The National Bank as a joint-stock company   The […]

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Governance And Accountability Of The RBA

As an independent central bank with responsibility for monetary and financial system policies, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is accountable to the Parliament for its actions.

Monetary Policy

Monetary policy is concerned with how much money circulates in the economy, and what that money is worth. What is monetary policy?   Monetary policy is concerned with how much

Outline Of Monetary Policy

The Bank of Japan, as the central bank of Japan, decides and implements monetary policy with the aim of maintaining price stability. The Bank of Japan, as the central

Core Purposes

In pursuing its goal of maintaining a stable and efficient monetary and financial framework as its contribution to a healthy economy, the Bank has two core purposes; achieving

Tasks of the ECB

The tasks of the ESCB and of the Eurosystem are laid down in the Treaty establishing the European Community. They are specified in the Statute of the European

Federal Open Market Committee

The group that makes monetary policy for the Federal Reserve System is the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). In addition to formulating monetary policy, the FOMC decides whether

What Is Inflation?

Inflation is the term used to describe a rise of average prices through the economy. It means that money is losing its value.   The underlying cause is usually

Monetary Policy Strategy

The Federal Constitution entrusts the Swiss National Bank, as an independent central bank, with the conduct of monetary policy in the interests of the country as a whole

About Monetary Policy

The formulation of monetary policy is the primary responsibility of the Reserve Bank Board. The Board usually meets eleven times each year, on the first Tuesday of the