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  1. 15 November 2019 Introductory remarks by Luigi Federico Signorini Luigi Federico Signorini, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, gave today the introductory remarks at the International Seminar on Financial Consumer protection, jointly organized by Finconet and the Bank of Italy.
  2. 13 November 2019 New releases of Working Papers and Occasional Papers of the Bank of Italy and Newsletter of the economic research - 13 November 2019 Today the Bank of Italy has released nine new Working papers (No. 1243-1251) and thirteen new Occasional Papers (No. 521-533) and the No. 56 of the Newsletter on the economic research in Bank of Italy.
  3. 12 November 2019 The results achieved by the Bank of Italy for sustainability are set out in the 2019 Environment Report The Bank of Italy is firmly committed to reducing its environmental impact. The new Environment Report presents the results achieved in improving the Bank's ecological footprint. The Report provides a detailed look at the initiatives undertaken,first to...
  4. 11 November 2019 Business Outlook Survey of Industrial and Service Firms - 2019 Today the Bank of Italy releases the results of the Business Outlook Survey of Industrial and Service Firms for 2019.
  5. 8 November 2019 Innovazione, conoscenza, finanza: inaugural address by Governor Visco Governor Ignazio Visco today gave the inaugural address at the start of the academic year at the University of Cagliari in a speech entitled 'Innovazione, conoscenza, finanza' (Innovation, Knowledge, Finance).
  6. 7 November 2019 The economy of the Italian regions - Short-term dynamics and structural features, November 2019 Today the Bank of Italy releases its report on economic developments in the Italian regions. At a glance In 2018, GDP growth, though still positive, slowed in all macro-areas of the country. According to preliminary estimates provided by Istat, in 2018...

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Indicators

Inflation

October 2019 - October 2018

Italy
+0.2%
Euro area
+0,7%

GDP growth

Third quarter 2019 - Second quarter 2019

Italy
+0.1%
Euro area
+0.2%

Exchange rates

date: 18 November 2019

USD
1,1061
YEN
120,55

ECB interest rates

As of 16 March 2016

Main refinancing operations
0.00%

Focus

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.

I nuovi Servizi online della Banca d'Italia

'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.

Information on Brexit

In view of the United Kingdom's expected withdrawal from the European Union, the Bank of Italy has set up a webpage providing information on Brexit for the public and for financial intermediaries.

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.

Lira-euro conversion

In compliance with Ruling 216/2015 of Italy’s Constitutional Court, which declared unlawful the bringing forward of the deadline for terminating the redemption of lira banknotes from 28 February 2012 to 6 December 2011 (Article 6 of Decree Law 201/2011, converted into Law 214/2011), on 22 January 2016, the Bank of Italy began lira-euro exchange operations at its branches.

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. 19 November Publications Balance of payments and International Investment Position Rome
  2. 21 November Statistics Italy's international reserves and foreign currency liquidity Rome
  3. 22 November Publications Financial Stability Report Rome
  4. 28 November Statistics Italian contribution to euro-area monetary aggregates and Summary data on Monetary Financial Institutions resident in Italy Rome
  5. 29 November Conferences Bank of Italy/INPS Workshop "Labour market analysis: new opportunities with administrative data" Rome, "Carlo Azeglio Ciampi" Center
  6. 29 November Statistics Banks and Financial Institutions: Financing and Funding by Sector and Geographical Area - Monthly Tables Rome
  7. 30 November Appointments Visits to Palazzo Koch Rome
  8. 2 December Statistics Ita-coin Rome
  9. 6 December Statistics Bank of Italy official reserves Rome