In September the €-coin indicator fell from 0.19 in August to 0.13, the lowest level of the past twelve months.
The decline reflects not only a further loss of business and consumer confidence, but also the weakening of the industrial cycle and the slowdown in exports.
-0.2% Italy Ago 14/Ago 13
0.4% Area Aug 14/Aug 13
-0.2% Italy Q2 2014/Q1 2014
0.0% Area Q2 2014/Q1 2014
$ 1.2583 30 Sep 2014
¥ 138.11 30 Sep 2014
ECB interest rates
(Main refinancing operations)
|The Italian economy in brief||
Euro area growth indicator
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
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