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Annual Report

Every year the ECB publishes an annual report on how it has carried out its supervisory tasks. The report is usually published in March of the following year and is presented to the European Parliament by the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB at a public hearing.

2020

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15.2%

CET1 ratio

Banks’ Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratio increased slightly from 2019, and stood at 15.2% in the third quarter of 2020. This was partly a result of the extraordinary supervisory, regulatory and fiscal relief measures taken in response to the crisis.

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2.1%

RoE

Banks’ return on equity fell to 2.1%, from 5.2% at the end of 2019. The substantial decline in profitability was a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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2,643

supervisory decisions

The Supervisory Board of the ECB took 2,643 decisions, most of them on fit and proper assessments (1,165), but also related to the coronavirus crisis (257) and internal models (245).

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Presentation to the European Parliament

Read Supervisory Board Chair Andrea Enria’s introductory statement to the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs when presenting the Annual Report.

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Full report

Look back at what we have done in the area of banking supervision over the last year.

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Reporting obligations

The ECB submits the Annual Report on supervisory activities to the European Parliament, the EU Council, the Eurogroup, the European Commission and the national parliaments of the euro area countries.

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The Chair of the Supervisory Board regularly appears before the European Parliament.

Hearings at the European Parliament

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