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  1. 6 August 2020 Note on Financial Stability and Supervision No. 22, August 2020 Today, the Bank of Italy published a new Note on Financial Stability and Supervision on the FDIC bank crisis management, and experiences and lessons for the Banking Union, prepared by Giovanni Majnoni D'Intignano, Andreas Dal Santo and Michele...
  2. 29 July 2020 Credit supply and demand in the macro-regions, July 2020 This publication reports the main findings of the Regional bank lending survey for the second half of 2019, conducted by the Bank of Italy's regional branches on a sample of about 260 banks. The survey examines the demand for loans of households and...
  3. 28 July 2020 New releases of Working Papers and Occasional Papers of the Bank of Italy and Newsletter of the economic research - 28 July 2020 Today the Bank of Italy has released six new Working papers (nn. 1285-1290) and six new Occasional Papers (nn. 570-575) and the No. 59 of the Newsletter on the economic research in Bank of Italy.
  4. 28 July 2020 Update of the Bank of Italy's Recommendation on dividend distribution and variable remuneration policies The Bank of Italy announces today the update of Recommendation on dividend distribution and variable remuneration policies and clarification regarding the end of the flexibility granted on maintaining capital and liquidity buffers during the COVID-19...
  5. 24 July 2020 The Eurosystem's monetary policy measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Bank of Italy's contribution The note on 'The Eurosystem's monetary policy measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Bank of Italy's contribution' is now online. The purpose of this brief note is to provide an overall picture of the monetary policy measures introduced by...
  6. 20 July 2020 Update on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic The article entitled 'Update on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic', written by researchers from the Bank of Italy, is now online. The note provides an update on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy and worldwide. While strict containment...

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Indicators

Inflation

June 2020 - June 2019

Italy
-0.4%
Euro area
+0.3%

GDP growth

Second quarter 2020 - First quarter 2020

Italy
-12.4%
Euro area
-12.1%

Exchange rates

date: 7 August 2020

USD
1,1817
YEN
124,91

ECB interest rates

As of 16 March 2016

Main refinancing operations
0.00%

Focus

COVID-19

This section contains the Bank of Italy’s communications to the public, credit institutions and other operators. You will also find the measures and provisions adopted by the Bank, its research and analyses, and ECB interventions relating to the Covid-19 emergency.

Banking and financial supervision

As national supervisor, the Bank of Italy also provides services directly to the public: it handles complaints, runs the technical secretariats for the Banking and Financial Ombudsman and publishes information on individuals or companies not authorized to carry out banking or financial activities in Italy and other more general notices and communications.

The Bank of Italy's new online services

'Online Services for the Public' is the platform that makes it possible to access certain Bank of Italy services via your smartphone, tablet or personal computer. Use this link or go to the section 'Services for the Public' and click on 'Online Services'. You can then select the service you are interested in.

Meet the Bank of Italy

The 'Meet the Bank of Italy' initiative is a forum for dialogue with members of the public set up to discuss the Bank of Italy’s activities, tasks and objectives, with the aim of dispelling doubts or popular misconceptions and of answering questions in an open, simple and direct way.

'Economics for everyone', the Bank of Italy's new Financial Education Portal, is online

Economics for everyone is the Bank of Italy's new Financial Education portal. It is now much easier to learn how to manage money and make financial choices.

Information on Brexit

The Bank of Italy has set up a webpage providing information for the public and for financial intermediaries on the implications of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.

FinTech Channel

FinTech is the abbreviation for Financial Technology, namely the application of technology to the delivery of financing, payment, investment and consulting services, which has become a powerful driver of innovation in the financial services market.

Reform of euro money market benchmarks

The reform of euro money market benchmarks aims to strengthen their integrity and representativeness, both endangered in recent years by some cases of manipulation and by a significant decrease in trade on the unsecured interbank money market.

Branches

The Bank's geographical organization consists of 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.

International Technical cooperation

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.

Bank of Italy's Art Collection

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. The precious and varied collection has been built up over time through numerous purchases and today it covers a vast time span and many geographical areas.

Agenda

  1. 10 August Publications Banks and Money: National Data Rome
  2. 11 August Publications The Italian economy in brief Rome
  3. 11 August Statistics Italy - International tourism Rome
  4. 14 August Publications The Public Finances, Borrowing Requirement and Debt Rome
  5. 14 August Publications The Financial Market Rome
  6. 14 August Statistics Central government debt Rome
  7. 14 August Statistics General government gross debt Rome
  8. 19 August Publications Balance of payments and International Investment Position Rome
  9. 21 August Statistics Italy's international reserves and foreign currency liquidity Rome