Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Origin. Founded on 17 May 1930, the Bank for International Settlements fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks.

Further Reading

  1. Deane, M. and Pringle, R., The Central Banks. London and New York, 1995 Fleming’s Who’s Who in Central Banking. London, 1997Google Scholar
  2. Goodhart, C. A. E., The Central Bank and the Financial System. London, 1995CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008

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  • Barry Turner

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