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  1. 25 November 2020 The G7 reaffirms its commitment to strengthening the capabilities of the financial sector to respond to large-scale cyber incidents The G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors have recently approved the publication of the 'G7 Fundamental Elements of Cyber Exercise Programmes', which lays down a set of high-level principles to provide public and private financial entities with...
  2. 23 November 2020 Welcome speech by Governor Visco at the Fourth Annual Workshop ESCB "Research Cluster 2" Governor Ignazio Visco delivers the welcome speech at the Fourth Annual Workshop ESCB "Research Cluster 2".
  3. 19 November 2020 Preliminary estimates of the labor market effects of some support measures The article entitled 'Preliminary estimates of the labor market effects of some support measures', written by a researcher from the Bank of Italy, is now online.
  4. 17 November 2020 New releases of Working Papers and Occasional Papers of the Bank of Italy and Newsletter of the economic research - 17 November 2020 Today the Bank of Italy has released two new Working papers (nn. 1305-1306) and two new Occasional Papers (nn. 585-586) and the No. 60 of the Newsletter on the economic research in Bank of Italy.
  5. 13 November 2020 The effects of the COVID-19 shock on corporates' liquidity needs, balance sheets and riskiness The article entitled 'The effects of the COVID-19 shock on corporates' liquidity needs, balance sheets and riskiness', written by researchers from the Bank of Italy, is now online. The recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly...
  6. 13 November 2020 New releases of Occasional Papers of the Bank of Italy - 13 November 2020 Today the Bank of Italy has released five new Occasional Papers (nn. 580-584).

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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.


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.


  1. 26 November Statistics Italian contribution to euro-area monetary aggregates and Summary data on Monetary Financial Institutions resident in Italy Rome
  2. 27 November Press releases €-coin Rome
  3. 30-1 November Conferences Eighth Joint BIS, World Bank, Bank of Canada, Banca d'Italia Public Investors Conference Ottawa, Canada
  4. 30 November Statistics Banks and Financial Institutions: Financing and Funding by Sector and Geographical Area - Monthly Tables Rome
  5. 1 December Publications Ita-coin Rome
  6. 1 December Statistics Ita-coin Rome
  7. 2 December Appointments Non-monetary policy meeting of the ECB Governing Council Frankfurt
  8. 4 December Conferences International research conference on firm financing and firm dynamics: "Firms in times of the pandemic" Paris
  9. 4 December Publications Public Finance Statistics in the European Union Rome