PAYMENTS TECHNOLOGIES, FINANCIAL INNOVATION, AND ...
 It would appear difficult for central banks to compete in providing electronic money. . In endeavoring to understand future developments in payments systems and financial . is that on-line card transactions costs are likely to fall to negligible levels. .  This would be a rise in share banking (of the mutual fund type).
Inflation Targeting: Holding the Line - Back to Basics: Finance - IMF
By Sarwat Jahan - Central banks use interest rates to steer price increases . Inflation, a rise in the overall level of prices, is often bad news. . The central bank forecasts the future path of inflation and compares it with the . to fall sufficiently to stimulate overall demand when a central bank is trying to boost the economy.
Central banks: Don't give up | The Economist
Jun 30, 2012 . FOR almost half a decade the world's big central banks have been energetic . and Americans' expectation of what inflation will be in future are falling. . future inflation will rise as the balance-sheets of central banks swell.