Marine Le Pen: Open letter to French Central Bank Governor

The French Front National’s leader Marine Le Pen has sent a letter to the Governor of the French Central Bank, the Banque de France, demanding that France join the list of nations which have repatriated their gold, or at … Read the rest

Denmark’s central bank to stop printing money

With more and more people paying with credit cards and their smartphones, Denmark’s central bank Nationalbanken says it no longer pays to print banknotes or mint coins.

By the end of 2016, Nationalbanken plans to outsource all of its printing … Read the rest

Swiss and Chinese central banks enter into currency swap

The Swiss National Bank and the People’s Bank of China reached a currency swap agreement on Monday, allowing the two central banks to buy and sell their currencies up to a limit of 150 billion renminbi, or 21 billion Swiss … Read the rest

Hackers block Swedish govt. and CB websites

Websites operated by Sweden’s central bank, parliament as well the security service were Friday offline or reported disturbances, the day after hackers had threatened to target them.

Hackers believed to be linked to the group Anonymous on Thursday urged supporters … Read the rest