Austrian chief economist: ‘A lot can still be done to complete the euro zone’

By |maj 7th, 2019|Austria, Banks, ECB, European Central Bank, interest rate, National Bank, News|

The Austrian national bank (OeNB) hosted its annual conference on 20 years of the euro on 2 and 3 May. In an interview with EURACTIV, the bank's chief economist explains how the euro zone debt crisis changed the economic "tool box" of the EU currency a...

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Croats increasingly pull money from bank savings to avoid tax

By |februar 20th, 2019|Banks, Croatia, News, Savings, stock, Taxes|

Croatian citizens and entrepreneurs that keep their money in current and giro accounts, rather than in savings, are growing in number at historically high rates. Bundles of banknotes are more and more common in house vaults, socks and mattresses. EURACTIV Croatia reports.

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Italy’s populist leaders pledge to replace central bank’s top brass

By |februar 11th, 2019|5-Star Movement, banking supervision, Banks, budget deficit, European Commission, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, State aid|

Italy's populist leaders on Saturday (9 February) promised to replace top officials at the country's central bank, who they said must pay for failing to prevent a spate of banking scandals in which thousands lost their savings.

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90% of major European banks already sanctioned for money laundering

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Banks, European Banking Authority, money laundering, News|

According to a British report, 18 of the 20 leading European banks, including four French ones, have already been sanctioned for money-laundering offences over the past decade. EURACTIV France’s media partner La Tribune reports.

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BNP Paribas: a rudderless juggernaut?

By |oktober 4th, 2018|banking regulation, banking scandals, Banks, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, Latvia, Lithuania, News|

In a thorough and critical documentary, two filmmakers raise questions about the disproportionate power of BNP Paribas, one of Europe’s largest banks. The documentary is a case study calling into question the credibility of European banking regulation. EURACTIV France reports.

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ECB admits negative effect of monetary stimulus on German and Spanish banks   

By |april 10th, 2018|Banks, ECB, News, NPLs, Vítor Constâncio|

Amid growing concerns about the profitability of eurozone banks, the ECB said that the monetary decisions adopted after the financial crisis had a neutral effect on the money houses of the single currency area, except for German and Spanish lenders.

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Paris ahead of Frankfurt for Brexit City jobs

By |april 3rd, 2018|Banks, Brexit, City of London, economy & jobs, Euro & Finance, European Banking Authority, Frankfurt, London, News, Paris|

While banks in London have drastically scaled back their post-Brexit relocation estimates, they are now favouring France to Germany, according to a survey led by Reuters. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.

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Consumers hail proposal to limit transaction costs in EU

By |marec 28th, 2018|Banks, credit cards, European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), News, transaction costs|

The European Commission’s proposals to limit transfer costs to non-euro members and currency conversions abroad were welcomed by consumer and transparency activists, although NGOs complained that it would not benefit migrants’ remittances.

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Banks should charge customers higher fees, says ECB

By |marec 27th, 2018|banking supervision, Banks, Danièle Nouy, ECB, News, single supervisory board|

Banks should increase fees and commissions to customers to survive in the low interest rate environment, the ECB has argued in a new report.

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Grim scenario for bank stress tests, says EU watchdog

By |februar 2nd, 2018|bank stress tests, Banks, European Banking Authority, European Central Bank, Finance, News|

The European Banking Authority has launched its third wave of stress tests conducted on 48 European banks. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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