Definition of 'central bank'
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The independence of the central bank from government pressure is essential to effective monetary policy.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2011) 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) 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) 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)
If the idea of a central bank buying its government 's own bonds was murky before, it is positively incestuous now.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of central bank from the Collins English Dictionary