Definition of 'central bank'
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Will central banks have to change their policy settings to suit a dramatically different economic environment? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This hostility to globalisation is particularly alarming because it comes as central banks are clearly running out of tools to support the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lack of capital is no barrier to survival at a central bank, then. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said she was not talking about interfering with the central bank but offsetting any side-effects with tax and spending measures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These assets include the residential property, bonds and equities that have soared in value as a direct result of central bank stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The central bank has used about half its foreign reserves since 2011 to prop up the pound and implemented strict restrictions on hard currency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tentacles of the investment bank already extend deep into America's central bank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The focus, though, was firmly on central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In geopolitics, we're betting our central banks can do what they used to. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Policymakers at the central bank will be concerned if the German economy begins to show signs of a slowdown, because it has propped up a struggling eurozone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rock stars and central banks make an uncomfortable fit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The independence of the central bank from government pressure is essential to effective monetary policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the job of central banks and governments to calm the air. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this is such a big crisis that it will force governments and central banks to listen in future. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Governments and central banks have combined to ensure that there has been no increase in the overall risks run by lenders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not if you took out all that support from the Government and central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The dollar accounts for more than 60 per cent of the foreign reserves of central banks and governments. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The efforts of governments and central banks this week to support the financial system and get banks lending to each other again seem well judged. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This cash injection took the form of large central bank purchases of government bonds, which pushed bond prices up and yields down. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Others may follow them, and might have done so already were it not for the concerted action of governments and central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are completely distorted by central bank interventions like QE. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A European central bank is not regarded by many senior bankers as a serious proposition in their lifetimes. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)So consumers tend to spend less and businesses invest less, which is ideal if a government or central bank is worried about rising prices. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The spark came in April, when the central bank began to run out of dollar bills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A monetary system with one central bank for 17 countries ought to be able to act decisively to defuse crises. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In April he published some thinking about what to do once a central bank's armoury is exhausted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fund sounded an alert over a growing global inflation problem, and urged that tackling this should be the top priority for governments and central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is the job of government and central banks to end financial panic, and that meant putting in a lot of money to support the banks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And governments and central banks need to keep a constant tight rein on the high consumption of many Latin Americans. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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