The Central Bank
The Role of the Central Bank    The center of the banking system in most    economies.    Main role is to maintain the s...
Functions    Issues notes and coins for the nations    currency.    Manages payments to and from the    government.    ...
Functions    The lender of the last resort to the banking    system.    Manages the nations gold and foreign    currency...
Independent Central Banks    US Federal Reserve    The Bank of England    The Reserve Bank of India    The Bank of Mex...
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G9 10 centralbanks

  1. 1. The Central Bank
  2. 2. The Role of the Central Bank The center of the banking system in most economies. Main role is to maintain the stability of the national currency and the money supply. Usually owned by the government and run by a public corporation. Oldest central bank is the Bank of Sweden, opened in 1668. Second oldest is the Bank of England in the UK, opened in 1694.
  3. 3. Functions Issues notes and coins for the nations currency. Manages payments to and from the government. Manages national debt. Supervises the banking system, regulating the conduct of banks, holding their deposits and transferring funds between them.
  4. 4. Functions The lender of the last resort to the banking system. Manages the nations gold and foreign currency reserves. Operates the governments monetary policy.
  5. 5. Independent Central Banks US Federal Reserve The Bank of England The Reserve Bank of India The Bank of Mexico The Bank of Japan The Bank of Canada The Reserve Bank of Australia The European Central Bank

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