Annual dividend payable to shareholders

29 April 1999

Press release

The Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting to be held on 7 June 1999 the distribution of a dividend of 320 Swiss francs per share for the financial year ended on 31 March 1999.

This dividend will be payable on 1 July 1999 to shareholders registered in the Bank's books as at 20 June 1999.