The main government controlled/influenced bank in a country, which controls the internal and external financial affairs of the country e.g. setting interest rates, controlling currency and foreign exchange rate.
A public authority responsible for regulating and controlling the monetary and financial institutions and markets.
A Government institution in control of the nation's monetary policy and the printing of that nation's currency.
Overseen by the government, it is a country's main bank, whose role is to regulate other banks and financial institutions, and to enact monetary policy.
Most countries have a central bank, which issues the country's currency, holds the reserve deposits of other banks in that country, and either initiates or carries out the country's monetary policy, including keeping tabs on the money supply. In India, Reserve Bank of India, is the central bank. In contrast,in the U.S., the 12 regional banks that make up the Federal Reserve System act as the central bank. This structure was deliberately developed to ensure that no single region of the country could control economic decision making. Circuit bre
A country's main bank whose responsibilities include the issue of currency, the administration of monetary policy, open market operations, and engaging in transactions designed to facilitate healthy business interactions. See: Federal Reserve System.
The bank at the centre of a country’s monetary system that administers monetary policy. It may also manage the national debt and supervise the banking system.
The generic name given to a country's primary monetary authority, such as the Federal Reserve System in the U.S. Usually has responsibility for issuing currency, administering monetary policy, holding member banks' deposits, and facilitating the nation's banking industry. see also bank rate, lender of last resort, open market operation.
Major regulatory bank in a nation's monetary system. Its role normally includes control of the credir system, the note issue, supervision of commercial banks, management of exchange reserves and the national currency's value as well as the government banker.
the bank that issues currency, carries out the government's financial policy, etc.
In most nations, the central bank is a government body that issues currency and sets interest rates in an effort to control the level of economic activity. In the United States, the Federal Reserve System fulfills this role.
The major regulatory bank in a country, usually government controlled. The UK central bank is the Bank of England; Germany's is the Bundesbank; in the U.S. it is the Federal Reserve System.
A national bank that operates to establish monetary and fiscal policy, and to control the money supply and interest rates. In the United States, the Federal Reserve Board is often referred to as the central bank.
a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government
a "bankers' bank
a financial institution established by a national government for the purpose of regulating the monetary policies of that country
a monetary authority that has discretionary monopoly control of the supply of the reserves of commercial banks
an entity responsible for monetary policy of its country (or in the case of the eu, group
an institution responsible for the creation and control of the money supply of a country
an institution, such as the Bank of England or the Federal Reserve System of the United States, that provides a number of
a private cartel enforced by the police power of government
a privately held refinancing bank of last resort, thus a monetary monopoly
a private organization, a coalition of private organizations, which exacts from government, the control over credit, finance, and banking, from the government
A government bank which regulates a country's banks and manages a nation's monetary policy. The Federal Reserve is the central bank in the United States, while the European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank of the European Monetary Union.
A body established by a government to regulate currency and monetary policy. In Canada, the central bank is the Bank of Canada, in the US, it is the Federal Reserve Bank and in England it is the Bank of England.
in Canada, the Bank of Canada; in the U.S., the Federal Reserve Board. The central bank is responsible for setting short-term interest rates (the Bank rate in Canada; the discount rate in the U.S.). These rates are an important tool in implementing monetary policy, by which the central banks seek to ensure that the economy grows in a sustainable fashion and inflationary pressures are contained.
Country's bank that (1) issues currency; (2) administers monetary policy, including OPEN MARKET OPERATIONS; (3) holds deposits representing the conduct of business and protect the public interest. In the United States, central banking is a function of the FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM.
A government or quasi-governmental organization that manages a country's monetary policy. An example is the Federal Reserve, which is the US Central Bank.
A bank that provides financial and banking services for the government of a country and its commercial banking system as well as implementing the government's monetary policy.
A government or quasi-governmental organization that manages a country`s monetary policy a prints a nation?s currency. For example, the US central bank is the Federal Reserve, others include the ECB, BOE, BOJ.
The bank of the national government in the US. This bank is responsible to issue currency, regulates credit and money supply, and keeps inflation from occurring.
A nations main regulatory bank. Traditionally, its primary responsibility is development and implementation of monetary policy.
The chief monetary institution of a nation. Central banks regulate domestic financial institutions and influence domestic interest rates and foreign exchange rates. The central bank of the United States is the Federal Reserve System, which issues U.S. currency.
A bank which is responsible for controlling a countries monetary policy. It is normally the issuing bank and controls bank licensing, and any foreign exchange control regime.
A government institution which controls a nation's monetary policy and the printing of the currency of that nation.
A bank, administered by a national government, which regulates the behavior of financial institutions within its borders and carries out monetary policy.
Agency created by the government of a country in order to regulate its currency and monetary policy at the national and international level. In Canada, central banking is a function of the Bank of Canada; in the U.S., of the Federal Reserve Board.
the bank that oversees and monitors the rest of the banking system and serves as the bankers' bank
A country's principal monetary authority, responsible for such key functions as issuing currency and regulating the supply of credit in the economy.
Controls a country's money supply and is responsible for monetary policy and the maintenance of financial stability within a country. The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank is an example of a central bank.
An institution with the sole right to issue bank notes and power to dictate the monetary policy for a currency zone.
An organization manages one country's monetary and fiscal policy. For example, the Federal Reserve is the central bank for US, Bank of England is the central bank for Great Briton and the central bank for European Union is European Central Bank.
is a country's bank, controlled by the national government. It is responsible for issuing currency, setting monetary policy, interest rates, exchange rate policy and the regulation and supervision of the private banking sector.
A central bank is a bank's bank and a public authority charged with regulating and controlling a country's monetary policy and financial institutions and financial markets. For example, the Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States and the Bundesbank is the central bank of Germany.
A country's official bank that carries out financial transactions of the government, regulates the money supply, maintains order in the financial markets, promotes favorable economic conditions, and/or acts as a lender of last resort to other domestic financial institutions.
An institution that acts as banker to a countryâ€™s banking system and to its government. Central banks are also in charge of issuing notes and coins, and they act as a lender of last resort should there be a crisis within the financial system.
The term central bank refers to the institution responsible for conducting monetary policy, which may be a central bank, a monetary authority, a currency board, or a system of national central banks in a multinational central bank arrangement.
A non-commercial bank, which may or may not be independent of government, which has some or all of the following functions: conduct monetary policy; oversee the stability of the financial system; issue currency notes; act as banker to the government; supervise financial institutions and regulate payments systems.
A central bank provides financial and banking services for a country's government and commercial banks. It implements the government's monetary policy, as well, by changing interest rates.
A central bank is administered by a national government. A Central Bank will frequently administer monetary policy.
A banking organization that is usually independent of government, responsible for implementing a country monetary policy and for the function of issuing currency.
Influences economic growth and inflation by adjusting liquidity through short term interest rates or the amount of money banks must keep on reserve.
A government or quasi-governmental organization that manages a countryâ€™s monetary policy. For example, the US central bank is the Federal Reserve, and the German central bank is the Bundesbank.
A body established by a national government to regulate currency and monetary policy. In Canada, it is the Bank of Canada; in United States, the Federal Reserve Board.
A term referring to a bank whose chief responsibility is controlling a country's monetary policy.
A financial institution that has official or semiofficial status in a federal government. Central banks are the instruments used by governments to expand, contract or stabilize the supply of money and credit. They hold reserves of other banks, act as fiscal agents for their governments and can issue paper money.
A bank, which is responsible for controlling a country's or region's monetary policy. The Federal Reserve is the central bank for the United States, the European Central Bank is the central bank of Europe, the Bank of England is the central bank of England and the Bank of Japan is the central bank of Japan.
The principal monetary authority of a nation, which performs several key functions, including conducting monetary policy to stabilize the economy and level of prices. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States.
A Central Bank in a country is the primary bank that monitors all other banks. They are usually responsible for printing currency and keeping track of interest rates. In the United States, The Federal Reserve, also known as “The Fed” is the central bank. In Canada, The Bank of Canada handles the economy and prints out Canadian Money.
A government-established agency responsible for conducting monetary policy and overseeing credit conditions. The Federal Reserve System fulfills those functions in the United States.
The principal monetary authority of a nation, controlled by the national government. It is responsible for issuing currency, setting monetary policy, interest rates, exchange rate policy and the regulation and supervision of the private banking sector. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. Others include the European Central Bank, Bank of England, and the Bank of Japan.
Most countries have a central bank. Each differs a little from the others in the range of its activities, in the powers and techniques it can use, and in its relationship with its government, but all serve as bank to their country's government and to its banking system. It is through the interplay of these two roles in controlling the cost and availability of money and credit that central banks play a key part in the monetary management of an economy. In addition, many central banks are responsible for the overall stability of their country's financial system. The UK's central bank is the Bank of England. In Germany, it is the Bundesbank and in the US, the Federal Reserve System (the Fed).
A Federal Reserve Bank situated in one of twelve banking districts in the United States. There are twelve banking districts in the United States. There are twelve such banks in the country under supervision of a national Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
A bank responsible for controlling a country's monetary policy. It is often the issuing bank and governs bank licensing and any foreign exchange control system.
This is an agency empowered by the federal government which is empowered to manage a country's monetary and financial institutions, issue and maintain the domestic currency and handle the official reserves of foreign exchange.
In England, we have the Bank of England. In America, they have the Federal Reserve Bank. These institutions act as watchdogs, keeping an eye on how much currency there is in circulation and trying to make sure the economy does not slip into either inflation or recession by raising or lowering the interest rates as they see fit.
The principal monetary authority of a nation, a central bank performs several key functions, including issuing currency and regulating the supply of credit in the economy. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States .
A banking organization, usually independent of government, responsible for implementing a country's monetary policy and for printing money.
a bank, as the Federal Reserve Bank, that holds basic banking reserves, issues currency, and acts as lender of last resort and controller of credit.
Used to describe the primary monetary agency in a country. In the UK, it is the Bank of England, in the US it is the Federal Reserve System.
A central bank, reserve bank or monetary authority, is an entity responsible for the monetary policy of its country or of a group of member states, such as the European Union. Its primary responsibility is to maintain the stability of the national currency and money supply, but more active duties include controlling subsidized loan interest rates, and acting as a "bailout" lender of last resort to the banking sector during times of financial crisis (private banks often being integral to the national financial system).