Central banks: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Christine Lagarde appointed as new chief of European Central Bank

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been appointed the new chief of the European Central Bank (ECB). She will succeed Mario Draghi (Italy) from November 1. Her confirmation for a non-renewable term of 8 years ..

Siddharth Tiwari appointed as new Chief Representative for Asia and Pacific by Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has appointed Siddharth Tiwari as the Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific. He succeeded Eli Remolona. At BIS, he will work to strengthen the connection between BIS and ..

Financial Stability Board

After the global financial crisis of 2007, the G-20 has created an institution called Financial Stability Board to design sophisticated regulation measures for banks to prevent future bank failure. Beside this, the central banks of ..

Urjit Patel appointed as advisory board member of Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of BIS

RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed as advisory board member of the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). The FSI assists financial sector authorities worldwide in strengthening their financial ..

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BC Business Correspondence BCBS Basel Committee on Banking SupervisionBCP Business Continuity Planning ProcessBCP Basel Core PrinciplesBCSBI Banking Codes and Standards Boards of IndiaBF Banking FacilitatorBFS Board for Financial SupervisionBIA Basic Indicator ApproachBIFR Board for Industrial ..