ECB’s BIRD website hacked by unauthorised parties Email addresses and other contact data may have been captured No internal systems or market-sensitive data compromised BIRD website shut down until further notice The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday that unauthorised parties had breached the security measures protecting its Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD) website, […]
In the week ending 9 August 2019 gold and gold receivables (asset item 1) increased by EUR 3 million owing to the purchase of gold coin by two Eurosystem central banks.
In July, the number of detections of illegal border crossings on Europe’s main migratory routes rose 4% from the previous month to around 10 500. Overall, the total for the first seven months of 2019 was 30% lower than a year ago at around 54 300.
The annual growth rate of the outstanding amount of debt securities issued by euro area residents was 2.8% in June 2019, compared with 2.6% in May. For the outstanding amount of listed shares issued by euro area residents, the annual rate of change was 0.0% in June 2019, the same as in May. Debt securities New issuance of debt […]
ECB publishes indicative tender calendar for 2020 ECB publishes indicative reserve maintenance period calendar for 2020 The European Central Bank (ECB) has today published the indicative calendars for the Eurosystem’s regular tender operations and reserve maintenance periods in 2020. The indicative calendar for the Eurosystem’s regular tender operations includes only main refinancing operations (MROs) and […]
In the week ending 2 August 2019 gold and gold receivables (asset item 1) increased by EUR 1 million owing to the purchase of gold coin by one Eurosystem central bank.
Total assets of credit institutions headquartered in the EU increased year on year by 5.1%, from €32.7 trillion in March 2018 to €34.4 trillion in March 2019. The non-performing loans ratio  dropped year on year by 0.8 percentage point to 3.1% in March 2019. The European Central Bank (ECB) has published the Consolidated Banking Data (CBD) with […]
ECB Banking Supervision to undertake comprehensive assessment of five Croatian banks Exercise to be carried out in the context of Croatia’s request to establish close cooperation between the ECB and Hrvatska narodna banka Results expected to be finalised in May 2020 The European Central Bank (ECB) will undertake a comprehensive assessment of five Croatian banks. […]
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 […]