The €-coin indicator continued to increase in February, rising to 0.35 from 0.31 in January, producing positive values for the sixth consecutive month.
The indicator benefited from the overall performance of household and business confidence and of share prices.Press release €-coin indicator: February 2014
0.6% Italy Jan.14/Jan.13
0.8% Area Jan.14/Jan.13
+0.1% Italy Q4 2013/ Q3 2013
+0.3% Area Q4 2013/ Q3 2013
$ 1.3894 7 Mar 2014
¥ 143.02 7 Mar 2014
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The Bank of Italy shares its knowledge and experience with the central banks and financial authorities of the emerging countries, supplying staff training activities and technical consultancy.Further details
"Let's invent a banknote" competition for schools will take place during the 2013/2014 academic year and is open to students attending Italian schools in Italy and abroad.
The IT application to be used by middle and secondary schools wishing to submit their designs in digital format will be available from 30.11.2013 until 6 p.m. on 31.01.2014, the deadline for the submission of designs (sketch and accompanying note) and entry forms.
Instructions for accessing the IT application have been e-mailed to all school authorities. Any schools that have not received them should contact the following addres:email@example.com.
The 1893 Banking Law (Law 449 of 10 August 1893) created and set up the Bank of Italy. On its 120th anniversary, the TV channel Rai Storia (channel n. 54) has produced and broadcasted "Una giornata particolare - La Banca dell'Italia" ("A Special Day - The Central Bank of Italy") a documentary that retraces some of the events of its establishment, through the accounts of Bank of Italy's Deputy Governor Salvatore Rossi and of economist Marco Onado.Video (only in Italian)
This section is aimed at persons interested in developing their economic and financial knowledge and at those who, as savers and users of banking services, wish to enhance their financial culture.Click here
By making its art collection available on its website the Bank of Italy offers the general public the opportunity to view and admire the most important works in its possession.Click here
The Bank's geographical organization consists of 58 Branches located in the regional capitals and in some provincial capitals.
The Branches' activities relate to the State treasury service, banking and financial supervision, banknote circulation, payment system and economic analysis and statistical surveys at the local level.Go to the Branches