Central Bank Money

The term central bank money is synonymous with the term base money. It denotes money which is generated by a central bank (like the Swiss National Bank) or a monetary authority.

Central bank money is the opposite of the terms commercial bank money and book money which denote the portion of currency composed of bank balances and loans generated by commercial banks through fractional reserve systems.

More on this topic:
Swiss bank bundle comparison

About moneyland.ch

moneyland.ch is Switzerland’s independent online comparison service covering banking, insurance and telecom. More than 80 unbiased comparison tools and calculators are available on moneyland.ch, along with useful financial guides and timely news. The comprehensive comparison tools help you to find the right insurance policies, bank accounts, credit and prepaid cards, loans, mortgages, trading accounts and telecom products for your needs.