ECB Consumer Expectations Survey results – August 2022

Compared with July: consumer expectations for inflation 12 months and three years ahead remained unchanged; expectations for nominal income and spending growth over the next 12 months increased; expectations rose slightly for economic growth over the next 12 months and edged down for unemployment in 12 months’ time; consumers expected the price of their home […]

ECB publishes supervisory banking statistics for the second quarter of 2022

Aggregate Common Equity Tier 1 ratio stable at 14.96% in second quarter of 2022 (compared with 14.99% in previous quarter and 15.60% in the same quarter last year) Aggregated annualised return on equity up to 7.62% in second quarter of 2022 (compared with 6.04% in first quarter of 2022 and 6.92% in the same quarter […]

Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position: second quarter of 2022

Current account surplus at €76 billion (0.6% of euro area GDP) in four quarters to second quarter of 2022, down from €330 billion (2.8% of GDP) a year earlier Geographic counterparts: largest bilateral current account surpluses vis-à-vis United Kingdom (€141 billion) and Switzerland (€65 billion), largest deficits vis-à-vis China (€130 billion) and Russia (€69 billion) International investment position showed net assets of €357 billion (2.8% of euro […]

Euro money market statistics: Fifth maintenance period 2022

Daily average borrowing turnover in the unsecured segment increased from €128 billion in the fourth maintenance period of 2022 to €131 billion in the fifth maintenance period of 2022 Weighted average overnight rate on borrowing transactions in the unsecured segment increased from -0.53% to -0.04% for the wholesale sector and from -0.59% to -0.03% for the interbank […]