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Company Overview of Bank For International Settlements

Company Overview

Bank for International Settlements provides various banking services for central banks, monetary authorities, and international financial institutions in the management of their foreign exchange and gold reserves. It offers money market instruments, including sight/notice accounts, and fixed and floating-rate deposits in most convertible currencies; fixed-term deposits; and standard and non-standard amounts and maturities. The company also provides tradable instruments comprising fixed rate investments, medium-term instruments (MTIs), and MTIs with an embedded call feature; and asset management services. In addition, it offers foreign exchange and gold services, such as spot deals, swaps, ou...

Centralbahnplatz 2

Basel,  4002

Switzerland

Founded in 1930

Phone:

41 61 280 80 80

Fax:

41 61 280 91 00

Key Executives for Bank For International Settlements

General Manager
Chairman of Financial Stability Institute
Head of General Secretariat and Secretary General
Head of Monetary and Economic Department
Chair of Consultative Council - the Americas
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bank For International Settlements Key Developments

Bank for International Settlements Appoints Amando M Tetangco Jr as Chair of the Bis Asian Consultative Council

The board of directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has appointed Amando M Tetangco Jr as Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council (ACC). Mr. Tetangco is Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines. His appointment follows a proposal to the Board by ACC Governors and is for a term of two years from 1 April 2014.

Bank For International Settlements Presents at ASIFMA's Annual Conference 2013: Developing Asia's Capital Markets, Nov-20-2013 02:15 PM

Bank For International Settlements Presents at ASIFMA's Annual Conference 2013: Developing Asia's Capital Markets, Nov-20-2013 02:15 PM. Venue: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Speakers: Ilhyock Shim, Senior Economist.

Bank For International Settlements Appoints Claudio Borio as Head of Monetary and Economic Department and Hyun Song Shin as Economic Adviser and Head of Research

The board of directors of the Bank For International Settlements (BIS) appointed Claudio Borio as Head of Monetary and Economic Department, and Hyun Song Shin as Economic Adviser and Head of Research. In their new roles Mr. Borio and Mr. Shin will be members of the Bank's Executive Committee, thus contributing to the general management of the BIS. Both appointments are for a five-year term. Mr. Borio's appointment will become effective on November 18, 2013 and Mr. Shin's on May 1, 2014. Mr. Borio, as Head of Monetary and Economic Department, will take primary responsibility for policy coordination, statistics and the interaction with the BIS hosted committees. Mr. Shin, in his capacity as Economic Adviser and Head of Research, will have primary responsibility for economic research. Mr. Borio is currently the Deputy Head of Monetary and Economic Department and Director of Research and Statistics at the BIS. Mr. Borio joined the BIS in 1987 and has enjoyed a successful career in various roles in the Monetary and Economic Department. Mr. Shin is currently the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University where he has been working since January 2006. From 2000 to 2005, he was Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics.

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