This members-only event welcomes Carolyn Rogers Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
This paper explores the potential effects (and side effects) of negative rates in theory and examines the evidence to determine what these effects have been in practice in the euro area.
The European Union’s capital markets remain very underdeveloped compared to the United States. The market for equity, as measured as the size of the total market capitalisation of listed domestic firms relative to GDP, is much larger in the US and in Japan than in Europe.
A net-zero emissions target is a powerful incentive for the low-carbon transition, but for bank supervisors, climate-related risks, not climate outcomes, should remain the focus.
This members-only event welcomes Eva Wimmer, Head of the Directorate-General for Financial Market Policy at the German Federal Ministry of Finance, for a conversation with an invited audience.
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay but are unlikely to be considered a credible alternative to money anytime soon.
The Bruegel annual report provides a broad overview of the organisation's work in the previous year.
Sovereign debt will be vital in stimulating sustainable investment, but information is lacking on how green public spending actually is.
As European economies emerge from lockdowns, it is becoming clearer that corporate debt has reached critical levels. A new French scheme, in which the state guarantees portfolios of subordinated debt, shows how financial support could be targeted better.
Electronic cash might be the future, but it is still unclear what payment innovation it offers for the public, certainly in the euro area. And it is unlikely to fully replace the comfort the consumer feels in having money under the mattress.
This closed-door event will discuss standards for the measurement and disclosure of climate-related exposures.
In this blog, the authors argue that two aspects of the European resolution framework are particularly in need of reform – the bail-in regime and the resolution mechanism for cross-border banks – and propose a reform of both.