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Banks need prudence in current situation

Europe’s banking system withstood the test of large and unexpected external shocks in recent years, says Supervisory Board member Kerstin af Jochnick. The current circumstances call for vigilance and prudence from bankers and supervisors alike.

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SUPERVISION NEWSLETTER 17 November 2022

“After the crisis is before the crisis”

BaFin President Mark Branson explains the role of supervision in uncertain times. The latest supervision newsletter looks at how banks and central counterparties are dealing with stressed derivatives markets, smaller banks’ lending and credit risk and Pillar 3 reconciliation.

Supervision Newsletter
SPEECH 8 November 2022

Rising interest rates and their risks

Interest rates are rising. We’re asking banks to improve their frameworks for monitoring and managing interest rate risk to avoid past mistakes, says Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria. Higher rates boost profitability but can reduce banks’ asset quality and net worth.

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TWITTER 15 November 2022

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25 November 2022
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Speech by Kerstin af Jochnick, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the annual conference of the European Society for Banking and Financial Law
24 November 2022
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Presentation by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the 40th Board of Directors meeting of the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG)
15 November 2022
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Dinner speech by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, on the occasion of the 25th Euro Finance Week, Deutsche Bundesbank
9 November 2022
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Panel contribution by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association COP27 side event on “Investing in and financing the acceleration of sustainable development in a net zero scenario” in Sharm El-Sheikh
8 November 2022
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Keynote speech by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank symposium “Bankenaufsicht im Dialog”
25 November 2022
Interview with Kerstin af Jochnick, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Isabella Bufacchi on 16 November 2022
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17 November 2022
Interview with Mark Branson, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB and President of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin), Supervision Newsletter
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15 November 2022
Interview with Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Martin Arnold on 10 November 2022
17 October 2022
Interview with Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Tim Adams on 11 October 2022
13 September 2022
Interview with Kerstin af Jochnick, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by David Bentow on 25 August 2022
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4 November 2022
Blog post by José Manuel Campa, Chairperson of the European Banking Authority, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB and Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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We need strong rules for strong banks. Deviations from Basel III in planned EU laws could harm banks’ reputation and competitiveness, warn ECB Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria, ECB Vice-President Luis de Guindos and EBA Chairperson José Manuel Campa in a joint blog post.
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2 November 2022
Blog post by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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Banks must adapt the way they do business to account for climate-related and environmental risks, writes Supervisory Board Vice-Chair Frank Elderson in The Supervision Blog. The blog post takes a look at banks’ progress and the road ahead.
8 July 2022
Blog post by Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, and Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB
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The ECB is reducing the carbon footprint in its portfolio and pushing banks to better manage climate risks. Within our mandate, we incorporate climate change considerations into our monetary policy and banking supervision, say Frank Elderson and Isabel Schnabel.
24 May 2022
Blog post by Elizabeth McCaul and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo, Members of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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Anti-money laundering authorities and banking supervisors need to work closely with one another, say Supervisory Board members Elizabeth McCaul and Edouard Fernandez-Bollo. The new European anti-money laundering authority will play a key role in this effort.
19 May 2022
Blog post by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
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Banks that relocated business from the UK to the EU after Brexit must have adequate local governance and risk management capabilities, says Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria. Our review indicates incoming banks do not yet have full control over their balance sheets.

Statistics on supervised banks

Significant institutions (01/10/2022) 110
Total assets (€ bn) 26,765.68
Total equity (€ bn) 1,613.48
Return on equity
(%, annualised)
7.62
Reference date: 2022-Q2 Supervisory data

Liquidity coverage ratio

Non-performing loans ratio

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