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Central Banks Websites
Central banks, also known as reserve banks or monetary authorities, define and issue legal tender (money). Their precise role varies from country, but most also manage the foreign-exchange reserves. Some also issue government debt, and some supervise parts of the financial system. Currency boards issue money the value of which is pegged to a different currency, usually the US dollar.- Category ID : 437995
Nicaragua - Banco Central de Nicaragua
With annual reports and bulletins of the Central Bank of Nicaragua, statistics, and economic indicators. Current information in Spanish, most documents available in English.
Swiss National Bank
General remarks on price stability and relevance of LIBOR to monetary policy, rules on monetary-policy repo tenders, schedule of forthcoming speeches, data and statistics.
Denmark - Nationalbank
Explanation of monetary policy, the discount rate and CIBOR, notes and coins, bank, mortgage and capital-market statistics, and information on government debt.
Serbia - National Bank of Serbia
Formerly the National Bank of Yugoslavia, site has history and organization, regulations, monetary policy, the banking system, and how to form a bank.
Czech National Bank
Legal function, monetary policy, banking supervision, payment systems, and economic and financial statistics.
Japan - Bank of Japan
Monetary policy meetings and minutes, speeches, research papers, statistical releases, quarterly bulletin, and sources of changes in account balances at the BoJ.
Hungary - National Bank of Hungary
Financial information including the history of the composition of the currency basket and its relationship to the forint, economic statistics, and legislative information.
Taiwan - Central Bank of China
FX statistics, financial institutions, government bond and treasury bill auctions (excel format), monetary policy announcements, and information about new banknotes and coins.
Canada - Bank of Canada
Press notices, economic information, explanation of inflation target and market operations, careers and economic research.
Latvia - Bank of Latvia
About the bank, its monetary policy, payment systems, laws, a history of Latvian money and balance sheets of credit institutions.
Guyana - Bank of Guyana
Banking, financial-sector and economic statistics, legal tender, legal and regulatory framework, press releases and contact information.
India - Reserve Bank of India
Information about monetary policy and operations, issues of government securities, financial and economic statistics, and the RBI museum.
Thailand - Central Bank of Thailand
Decisions of the Monetary Policy Committee, guide to financial investment in Thailand, debt issuance announcements, payment systems, banknotes, and details of assistance to priority economic sectors.
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Investment services, requirements for creating a bank or insurance company, history of the currency (including the monetary divorce from Jamaica), and economic statistics.
Tanzania - Bank of Tanzania
Debt buyback information, list of registered banks and supervision regulations, payment system, bond bill auction details and application forms, and the Bank of Tanzania Training Institute.
Nepal Rastra Bank
Quarterly economic bulletin, basic economic indicators, information about the rural self-reliance fund and a history of Nepalese capital markets.
Also known as the "Central Bank of Bangladesh". About the financial system, the convertibility of Taka, and economic and statistical data about the economy.
United Kingdom - Bank of England
The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street. Site has publications including the semi-annual Practical Issues Arising From the Euro, minutes of monthly monetary-policy meetings, weekly Bank Return, and other press releases.
Croatian National Bank
List of banks, policy tools, regulations and legislation, economic and financial statistics, and information on coins and banknotes.
Ireland - Central Bank of Ireland
Responsible for the supervision of most financial institutions in Ireland including banks, building societies and a broad range of non-bank firms, exchanges and collective investment schemes.
Norway - Norges Bank
Press releases on monetary policy and related matters, and a detailed section on the Government Petroleum Fund, managed by a separate unit within Norges Bank called Norges Bank Investment Management.
Lithuania - Bank of Lithuania
Publications, balance sheets of credit institutions, banknotes, and an explanation of the change in the currency peg from USD to EUR at the start of February 2002.
Bahrain Monetary Agency
List of financial institutions, rules and regulations, money and banking statistics, annual report and quarterly bulletin.
South African Reserve Bank
Bank supervision acts and regulations, money-market operations, statement of policy on forward FX trading, press releases, monetary-policy statements, and about the South African Reserve Bank College.
Estonia - Bank of Estonia
Daily FX fixings, monetary policy framework, Estonian banking system, Estonian banknotes and coins, and papers on the EU accession process.