News archive - 1997

16th December 1997 New publication:
Forecast errors and financial developments
16th December 1997 New central bank link:
Slovenia
8th December 1997 New release
International Banking and Financial Market Developments
  - including numeric spreadsheets of the statistical annex
3rd December 1997 New publication:
The measurement of aggregate market risk
2nd December 1997 New central bank link:
Australia
27th November 1997 Press statement:
Mr. Cameron appointed Chairman of the Joint Forum
21st November 1997 New publication:
The euro and the dollar
19th November 1997 New central bank links:
Argentina;
Lithuania
18th November 1997 Press statement:
Statement drawing attention to the Year 2000 issue
6th November 1997 New publication:
Survey of disclosures about trading and derivatives activities of banks and securities firms 1996
6th November 1997 Press statement:
Survey of disclosures about trading and derivatives activities
25th October 1997 New publication:
List of completed responses to the Disclosure Framework
16th October 1997 Press statement of 21st September:
Communiqué of the ministers and governors of the Group of Ten
10th October 1997 New central bank link:
Turkey
25th September 1997 New publication:
Why does the yield curve predict economic activity?
22nd September 1997 Press statement:
Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision, final version
22nd September 1997 Revision:
Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
19th September 1997 Press statements:
Modification of the Basle Capital Accord of July 1988, as amended in January 1996;
Principles for the Management of Interest Rate Risk, final version
19th September 1997 Revisions:
Principles for the management of interest rate risk;
Modification of the Basle Capital Accord of July 1988, as amended in January 1996
12th September 1997 New publications:
Some multi-country evidence on the effects of real exchange rates on output;
Financial asset prices and monetary policy: theory and evidence
9th September 1997 New publications:
Note on gold shipments and gold exchanges organised by the Bank for International Settlements, 1st June 1938 - 31st May 1945;
Global asset allocation in fixed income markets
8th September 1997 Press statement:
Year 2000 Compliance
8th September 1997 New publication:
The year 2000 - A challenge for financial institutions and bank supervisors
1st September 1997 New release
International Banking and Financial Market Developments
  - including numeric spreadsheets of the statistical annex
27th August 1997 New publication:
A multi-country comparison of the linkages between inflation and exchange rate competitiveness
27th August 1997 Electronic re-release:
The resolution of sovereign liquidity crises
27th August 1997 New central bank link:
Colombia
20th August 1997 Press release:
Statement in support of the Thai adjustment programme
13th August 1997 New publication:
The implementation of monetary policy in industrial countries: a survey
13th August 1997 New central bank link:
Lebanon
25th July 1997 New release:
Statistics on External Indebtedness (BIS/OECD)
25th July 1997 New central bank link:
Slovakia
11th July 1997 New publications:
Is there excess comovement of bond yields between countries?
Exchange rate regimes and the expectations hypothesis of the term structure
7th July 1997 About BIS:
Updated version of the Fact Sheet
7th July 1997 Press release:
Opening of BIS Wartime Archives
3rd July 1997 New release
The Maturity, Sectoral and Nationality Distribution of International Bank Lending
19th June 1997 New publication
Measuring monetary policy shocks in France, Germany and Italy: The role of the exchange rate
17th June 1997 Press release:
Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity
17th June 1997 New central bank link:
Israel
11th June 1997 About BIS
Updated versions of the Fact Sheet and the Profile of the BIS
9th June 1997 New publication
The 67th Annual Report of the BIS
9th June 1997 Press releases:
The 67th Annual General Meeting of the BIS
Excerpts from the speech delivered by W.F. Duisenberg to the 67th Annual General Meeting of the Bank
5th June 1997 New publication
Financial Stability in Emerging Market Economies
2nd June 1997 New release
International Banking and Financial Market Developments
29th May 1997 New central bank link:
Sri Lanka
21st May 1997 New publication
Compendium of Documents Produced by the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision
14th May 1997 New publication
The Euro and European financial markets
12th May 1997 Press releases:
Note on Gold Operations; Opening of the BIS's archives
Fifth issue of shares in the third tranche of the BIS's capital
12th May 1997 New publication
Note on Gold Operations involving the Bank for International Settlements and the German Reichsbank, 1st September 1939 - 8th May 1945
9th May 1997 New publication
Electronic Money
9th May 1997 New central bank link:
Cyprus
6th May 1997 New publication
Clearing arrangements for exchange-traded derivatives
22nd April 1997 New publications
Real-time gross settlement systems
Payment systems in Korea
9th April 1997 New publication
Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
7th April 1997 Press releases:
Mr. de Swaan appointed Chairman of the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision
Dividend for the financial year ended on 31st March 1997
3rd April 1997 New central bank link:
Bank of Mauritius
3rd April 1997 New publication
Monetary policy operating procedures in industrial countries
21st March 1997 New central bank links:
Sveriges Riksbank
12th March 1997 Press releases:
New president
10th March 1997 New central bank link:
Deutsche Bundesbank
10th March 1997 New publication
Disclosure framework for securities settlement systems
28th February 1997 New release
International Banking and Financial Market Developments
20th February 1997 New publication
Working Paper No. 39:
Banking System Failures in Developing and Transition Countries: Diagnosis and Prediction
14th February 1997 New central bank links:
National Bank of Croatia
11th February 1997 New publication
Statistics on Payment Systems in the Group of Ten Countries: Figures for 1995
31st January 1997 Central bank links:
Norges Bank (new);
Reserve Bank of India (changed)
27th January 1997 Press communiqué
G-10 approve regular collection of derivatives market statistics
27th January 1997 New central bank links:
Banco Central del Ecuador;
Banque de France;
Bank of Jamaica
22nd January 1997 New publication
Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, No. 29:
Principles for the Management of Interest Rate Risk
13th January 1997 New release
Statistics on External Indebtedness (BIS/OECD)
6th January 1997 New release
The Maturity, Sectoral and Nationality Distribution of International Bank Lending
6th January 1997 BIS Review
New category to present information published in the BIS Review