Uniquely written from inside the banking world this book gives a comprehensive account of the organization and activities of the major central European banks during the 1980s. Each of the individually authored chapters has been written to a common pattern in order to facilitate reference and comparison. Each also contains an annex with a specimen return of the bank in question and brief explanatory notes on the various items.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Banque Nationale de Belgique. 1. Origins and Legal Framework. 2. Functions and Objectives. 3. Structure and Administration. 4. Powers and Activities. 5 Monetary policy. Annex: Weekly Return and Explantory Note. Deutsche Bundesbank (contents as above), Banque de France, Banca d’Italia. Nederlansche Bank. Schweizerische Nationalbank. Sveriges Riksbank.
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