European Monetary Fund

European Monetary Fund noun
The managing body of the former European Monetary System (abbrev EMF)
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  • European Monetary Cooperation Fund — (EMCF)   Established in 1973 as part of the Snake, and absorbed in 1979 into the European Monetary System (EMS) where it is the reserve fund that supports the European Currency Unit (ECU). It consists of 20% of the gold and dollar reserves of the …   Glossary of the European Union and European Communities

  • European Monetary System — (EMS) a European monetary unit, an exchange rate intervention mechanism and a transfer mechanism established in 1978 under the law of the European Communities. It is this system that established the European Currency Unit (ECU), a currency used… …   Law dictionary

  • European Monetary System — There are three stages of monetary cooperation in the European Union. Stage I European Monetary System (EMS) was an arrangement established in 1979 under the Jenkins European Commission where most nations of the European Economic Community (EEC)… …   Wikipedia

  • European Monetary System — ( EMS) A system adopted by European Community members with the aim of promoting stability by limiting exchange rate fluctuations. The system was originated in 1979 by the nine members of the European Community ( EC). The EMS comprised three… …   Financial and business terms

  • European Monetary System — EMS A system of exchange rate stabilization involving the countries of the European Union, which began operations in 1979. There were two elements: the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM), under which participating countries committed themselves to… …   Accounting dictionary

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  • European Monetary Cooperation Fund — EMCOF A fund organized by the European Monetary System in which members of the European Union deposited reserves to provide a pool of resources to stabilize exchange rates and to finance balance of payments support. In return for depositing 20%… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • International Monetary Fund — an international organization that promotes the stabilization of the world s currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which member nations can draw in order to correct a deficit in their balance of payments: a specialized agency of the… …   Universalium

  • International Monetary Fund — Infobox Central bank bank name = bank name in local = International Monetary Fund image 1 = IMF.png image title 1 = IMF member states in green headquarters = Washington, D.C., USA president = Dominique Strauss Kahn leader title = Managing… …   Wikipedia

  • European Commissioner for Competition — Incumbent Joaquín Almunia since 9 February 2010 …   Wikipedia

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