Capital ratios for significant institutions remain stable in the first quarter of 2019, with total capital ratio at 17.99% and CET1 at 14.34%. NPL ratio decreases further to 3.67%, lowest level since time series first published in 2015. Liquidity coverage ratio increases to 149.71%. Capital adequacy Capital ratios for significant institutions remained stable in the first […]
Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Kerstin af Jochnick and Elizabeth McCaul will be the new ECB representatives on the Supervisory Board The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has appointed Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Kerstin af Jochnick and Elizabeth McCaul as ECB representatives to the Supervisory Board of ECB Banking Supervision, each for a five-year non-renewable term. Edouard […]
PRAC starts review of meningioma risk with cyproterone medicines EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) has started a review of medicines containing cyproterone, which are used for treating a range of conditions, including excessive hair growth, prostate cancer and acne, as well as in hormone replacement therapy.
Working group proposes €STR plus a fixed spread of 8.5 basis points as the EONIA fallback rate Working group recommends, whenever feasible and appropriate, no longer entering into new contracts referencing EONIA as from 2 October 2019 In existing contracts referencing EONIA and maturing after December 2021, market participants should replace EONIA as a primary […]
The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) has today published the EU Non-bank Financial Intermediation Risk Monitor 2019 (NBFI Monitor, previously called the Shadow Banking Monitor), which covers data up to end-2018. This is the fourth issue in an annual series that contributes to the monitoring of a part of the financial system that has grown in recent […]
Comprehensive assessment required following relocation to euro area Stress test and asset quality review conducted The exercise did not reveal any capital shortfall The European Central Bank (ECB) today published the results of a comprehensive assessment for Nordea Bank Abp (Nordea), which has consented to their disclosure. Nordea was required to undergo the assessment following the relocation […]
Today the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), strengthened their cooperation in their respective work on asylum, border control and migration management.
European Union (EU) Member States have made only mixed progress in reducing emissions of the most harmful air pollutants, according to updated data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The data is from the annual EU emission inventory report sent to the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP). Image © Brent […]
Annual growth rate of broad monetary aggregate M3 decreased to 4.5% in June 2019 from 4.8% in May Annual growth rate of narrower monetary aggregate M1, comprising currency in circulation and overnight deposits, stood at 7.2% in June, unchanged from previous month Annual growth rate of adjusted loans to households stood at 3.3% in June, unchanged from previous month Annual […]
The composite cost-of-borrowing indicator for new loans to corporations remained broadly unchanged at 1.55% in June 2019. The composite cost-of-borrowing indicator for new loans to households for house purchase decreased by 5 basis points from the previous month to 1.67% in June 2019, driven by the interest rate effect. In the same month, the euro […]