Monthly Archives: August 2015

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ECB publishes guideline amending the general documentation on monetary policy implementation

Counterparty eligibility assessment to take into account information on capital, leverage and liquidity ratios New category of assets added as eligible collateral Today the European Central Bank (ECB) has published a new Guideline (ECB/2015/27) amending the General Documentation (ECB/2014/60 of the European Central Bank of 19 December 2014 (recast)) on the implementation of the Eurosystem’s [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Banks that lobby more likely to be treated favourably – ECB paper

Banks that spend money on lobbying or hire former regulators are more likely to get favourable treatment from their watchdog agency, according to a European Central Bank paper published on Wednesday. While lobbying in the United States has been subject to extensive disclosure for years, European authorities only started to tighten the rules in [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Eurozone inflation stable at 0.2%, still far off ECB target

Eurozone inflation was unchanged in July as a further decline of energy prices negated the impact of more expensive industrial goods and services, leaving the European Central Bank with more work to do to push up prices. The EU’s statistics office Eurostat said yesterday that consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro [...]

By | August 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments