Results of the March 2021 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD)

Credit terms and conditions slightly eased for all counterparty types except hedge funds, while hedge fund use of financial leverage increased Maximum maturity of funding increased for many types of collateral, while haircuts and financing rates/spreads decreased for funding secured by all types of collateral Demand for funding continued to weaken across all collateral types […]

The Passing of Prince Philip: Emeritus President of WWF-International and an Important Figure in the Establishment of the Carpathian Convention

We express our deep regret for the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, Emeritus President of the WWF-International. Prince Philip’s efforts on behalf of WWF were vital – visiting WWF projects in over fifty countries on five continents, promoting conservation issues at the highest government and corporate levels, and contributing to fundraising […]

ECB publishes supervisory banking statistics for the fourth quarter of 2020

ECB publishes aggregated statistics on cost of risk and on loans subject to COVID-19-related measures for first time Aggregate total capital ratio of significant institutions increased to 19.51% in fourth quarter of 2020 (from 19.04% in third quarter and 18.60% one year earlier) Aggregate non-performing loans ratio fell further to 2.63% Profitability of significant institutions […]