publication . Book . Article . 2003

Guide to the international financial statistics

Bank for International Settlements;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Feb 2003
  • Publisher: Bank for International Settlements
Abstract
Introduction A revised version of this paper has been released in July 2009. The origins of BIS activities in the field of international financial statistics go back to the mid-1960s and the emergence of the so-called eurocurrency markets that had sprung up to circumvent domestic regulations. At that time the key policy concern that gave rise to the joint data collection exercise by the central banks of the G10 countries under the aegis of the BIS was the need to monitor the rapid growth of these markets and its possible monetary implications. This led to the introduction of reporting by internationally active banks of their international positions in major indi...
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