Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 1999 Glossary

APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ATMs Automatic teller machines
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act
CGS Commonwealth Government securities
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Subregister System
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DoFA Department of Finance and Administration
EEO Equal employment opportunity
EFTPOS Electronic funds transfer at point of sale
EMEAP Executive Meeting of East Asia Pacific central banks
ES Exchange Settlement (accounts; funds)
GDES Government Direct Entry System
GDP Gross domestic product
IBRA Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency
IMF International Monetary Fund
NCDs Non-callable deposits
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Accounts
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RDPs Research Discussion Papers
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RTGS Real-time gross settlement
SDR Special Drawing Right