BIS press releases - About BIS

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19 Aug 2014

BIS seeks modification of the zoning rules for Basel head office site, allowing for future building development

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29 Jun 2014

Time to step out of the shadow of the crisis, says BIS in 84th Annual Report

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27 Mar 2014

Amando M Tetangco Jr appointed Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

8 Jan 2014

José Darío Uribe appointed Chair of the BIS Consultative Council for the Americas

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24 Jun 2013

Guy Debelle appointed Chairman of the Markets Committee

23 Jun 2013

Jaime Caruana's term of office as BIS General Manager extended

23 Jun 2013

Making the most of borrowed time: repair and reform the only way to growth, says BIS in 83rd Annual Report

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5 Jun 2013

Agustín Carstens to chair the BIS Economic Consultative Committee and the BIS Global Economy Meeting; Mario Draghi to chair the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision

7 Jan 2013

Christian Noyer to continue as Chairman of BIS Board

7 Jan 2013

BIS appoints Peter Zöllner to head its Banking Department

24 Jun 2012

It's time to break the vicious cycles, says BIS in 82nd Annual Report

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26 Jun 2011

Building a lasting foundation for sustainable growth is focus of BIS 81st Annual Report

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26 Jun 2011

BIS invites new members

25 Jun 2011

Mervyn King to chair from November the Global Economy Meeting, Economic Consultative Committee, Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision; Stefan Ingves to chair Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

11 Jan 2011

BIS Board appoints Masaaki Shirakawa as Vice-Chairman

10 Jan 2011

José De Gregorio appointed Chair of the BIS Consultative Council for the Americas

13 Sep 2010

Masaaki Shirakawa appointed Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

28 Jun 2010

BIS Annual Report: "Fiscal consolidation and financial sector reform are what's needed now, says BIS"

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8 Mar 2010

BIS Board elects Christian Noyer as new Chairman

29 Jun 2009

BIS Annual Report: Rescue, recovery, reform – the narrow path ahead

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26 Jun 2009

Már Gudmundsson appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland

13 May 2009

BIS appoints Diego Devos as General Counsel

12 Jan 2009

BIS Board elects new Chairman

21 Nov 2008

Jaime Caruana appointed as BIS General Manager

30 Sep 2008

Zeti Akhtar Aziz appointed Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

30 Jun 2008

BIS General Manager to be on leave from 1 July 2008

30 Jun 2008

BIS Annual Report: The unsustainable has run its course and policymakers face the difficult task of damage control

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20 Jun 2008

BIS General Manager to step down

5 May 2008

BIS establishes Consultative Council for the Americas

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24 Jun 2007

BIS releases 77th Annual Report at Annual General Meeting

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7 May 2007

Malcolm D Knight's term of office as BIS General Manager extended

12 Mar 2007

Y V Reddy appointed Chairman of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

26 Jun 2006

BIS releases 76th Annual Report at Annual General Meeting

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26 Jun 2006

BIS Board of Directors elects three new members

30 Mar 2006

BIS, IMF, OECD and the World Bank launch joint external debt website

13 Feb 2006

BIS announces initiatives to deepen its involvement in Asia

10 Jan 2006

BIS to host Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics

9 Jan 2006

Jean-Pierre Roth to chair BIS Board

27 Jun 2005

BIS holds Annual General Meeting and releases its 75th Annual Report

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27 Jun 2005

BIS amends Statutes to streamline governance