Results of the Q2 2019 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters

Respondents to the ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters (SPF) for the second quarter of 2019 reported point forecasts for annual HICP inflation averaging 1.4%, 1.5% and 1.6% for 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. These results represent downward revisions of 0.1 percentage points (p.p.) for each of those years compared with the previous (Q1 2019) survey […]

ECB launches public consultation on amendments to the supervisory fees framework

The European Central Bank (ECB) is today launching a public consultation on proposed changes to the ECB Regulation on supervisory fees. This consultation incorporates the feedback received during the first public consultation on this issue in 2017 and input from the national competent authorities. The current consultation ends on 6 June 2019.

Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: fourth quarter of 2018

The annual growth rate of loans to households was broadly unchanged at 2.9% in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter. The financial investment of households increased at an unchanged rate of 1.9% and their gross non-financial investment increased at a higher rate of 8.3% (after 7.9%), while their net worth increased […]