29/11/2023 Research EN
The Wide Angle: Supervision – the overlooked strength of Europe’s banking systems
European banks are displaying strong and stable financial and business fundamentals due to the effectiveness of the supervisory regime and practices successfully pursued since the aftermath of the global financial crisis a decade and a half ago.
28/11/2023 Research EN
Credit Lines: might COP 28 be a boon for green bonds?
As COP 28 starts, investors are once again grappling with the need to make their views count when assessing the feasibility of net-zero strategies, especially in the energy sector. This may be good news for green-bond issuance.
23/11/2023 Research EN
Swedish banks brace for subdued lending, poorer asset quality next year, buffered by strong earnings
Earnings growth puts Swedish banks in a strong position to confront shrinking volumes, higher funding costs and the risk of higher provisions in the year ahead amid a gloomy economic outlook, says Scope Ratings.
20/11/2023 Research EN
Commerzbank's updated strategy promises profitable future; implementation will be challenging
Commerzbank’s new three-year growth plan is reliant on durably favourable interest rates, ambitious revenue gains in private and corporate banking, plus benign banking-sector competition and buoyant activity in Germany, leaving room for disappointment.
13/11/2023 Research EN
Italian Bank Quarterly: growing resilience despite uncertainties
Italian bank profitability has settled at high levels thanks to wide interest margins and low provisions. Financial fundamentals are robust and banks are well placed to face a softer economic outlook and uncertainties around lending and deposit dynamics.
8/11/2023 Research EN
Webinar – When the rubber hits the road: bank resolution, unlike supervision, is a murky concept
Wednesday December 13, 15:30 CET
8/11/2023 Research EN
Credit Lines: why money markets matter
European banks’ minimum reserve requirements are coming into focus as the ECB seeks to normalise the transmission of monetary policy and improve the allocation of liquidity across the banking system.
2/11/2023 Research EN
European banks face disruptive retail funding dynamics
Rising interest rates and shrinking liquidity, the two most visible effects of the ECB’s tighter monetary policy, are having a major impact on European banks’ balance sheets, including retail funding, as customers seek better remunerated products.
27/10/2023 Research EN
The Wide Angle – When the regulatory rubber meets the political road: caveats for bank resolution
The prompt and unconditional takeover of a financially stressed bank by a financially healthy peer should be the only effective endgame of bank resolution . If resolution really must be activated (a big if).
24/10/2023 Research EN
Webinar: Asset-quality Review of European banks
Tuesday, November 7th 2023 - 3:30 PM (CET)