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  1. 8 June 2021 Webinar: 'Central Banking and green finance' Banca d'Italia organizes - in the framework of its International Technical Cooperation activities - the webinar 'Central Banking and green finance'. The event will take place from 8 to 9 June. Participation is by invitation only and is reserved to...
  2. 3 June 2021 The Bank of Italy's organization of work in the new normal The emergency has played an extraordinary role in hastening organizational and cultural change and has created the opportunity for making significant innovations that will last even beyond the emergency phase. In May 2020, the Bank of Italy launched a...
  3. 1 June 2021 Governor Visco - Interview with Sky TG24 - 31 May 2021 Governor Ignazio Visco gave an interview yesterday on Sky TG24. Interview
  4. 1 June 2021 €-coin increased slightly in May In May the €-coin indicator started to rise again, albeit slowly (to 1.01, from 0.92 in April). The increase is the result of a further strong improvement in the expectations of households and firms and to the positive performance of world trade.
  5. 31 May 2021 The deadline to apply for the G20 TechSprint 2021 on green finance has been extended The deadline for the submission of proposals for the G20 TechSprint 2021 due by 31 May has been extended to 4 June 2021 at 4:00 pm CEST. The total prize money is €360,000: each of the three winning teams will receive a cash prize of €50,000...
  6. 26 May 2021 Webinar: "Art collection and property management in Banca d'Italia" Banca d'Italia organizes - in the framework of its International Technical Cooperation activities - the webinar "Art collection and property management in Banca d'Italia". The event will take place from 26 to 27 May. Participation is by invitation only...

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Indicators

Inflation

April 2021 - April 2020

Italy
+1.0%
Euro area
+1.6%

GDP growth

First quarter 2021 - Fourth quarter 2020

Italy
+0.1%
Euro area
-0.3%

Exchange rates

date: 11 Jun 2021

USD
1,2125
YEN
132,88

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Agenda

  1. 14 June G20 G20 ETWG - CSWG extraordinary sessions - Negotiations on the Communiqué and outcome documents Video Conference
  2. 14 June G20 5th International Financial Architecture (IFA) Working Group Meeting Video Conference
  3. 14 June Publications Survey on International Merchandise Transport - 2020 Rome
  4. 15 June Publications The Public Finances, borrowing requirement and debt Rome
  5. 15 June Statistics General government gross debt Rome
  6. 15 June Publications The Financial Market Rome
  7. 15 June Statistics Central government debt Rome
  8. 15-16 June G20 MACS - Meeting of Agriculture Chief Scientists Video Conference
  9. 15 June G20 Extra Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting on Health Matters Video Conference