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  1. 25 November 2022 Financial Stability Report No. 2 - 2022 Global economic activity slowed over the summer and growth estimates in the leading economies have been revised downwards for next year. The global economic cycle remains heavily influenced by high inflation, the energy and food supply difficulties...
  2. 25 November 2022 Inauguration of the new headquarters of the Bank of Italy's 'Milano Hub' The Bank of Italy inaugurates its new headquarters in Milan, in Via Brenta, which will host 'Milano Hub', the innovation centre created to support the digital evolution of the financial market. The inauguration event will open with a welcome address by...
  3. 24 November 2022 Giuseppe Siani speaks on 'Banks and companies: initial evidence on the management of climate and environmental risks' Giuseppe Siani, Head of the Directorate General for Financial Supervision and Regulation, spoke today on 'Banks and companies: initial evidence on the management of climate and environmental risks', at the event organized in Rome by the Italian Banking...
  4. 24 November 2022 2023 ex-ante Contributions to the Single Resolution Fund The Bank of Italy has started the activities to collect the data for the calculation of the 2023 ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund (SRF); the calculation of the contributions will be performed by the Single Resolution Board (SRB).
  5. 23 November 2022 New releases of Working Papers and Newsletter on the economic research of the Bank of Italy - 23 November 2022 Today the Bank of Italy has released six new Working Papers (No. 1388-1393) and the No. 68 of the Newsletter on the economic research in Bank of Italy.
  6. 23 November 2022 Italian Housing Market Survey. Short-term Outlook - 2022 Q3 The Italian Housing Market Survey has been released for the third quarter of 2022. The survey looks at current trends and short-term expectations for the residential real estate market and is conducted by the Bank of Italy together with Tecnoborsa and...

The Bank in pictures

A Tribute to Venice - Works from the collection of the Bank of Italy

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Indicators

Inflation

September 2021 - September 2022

Italy
+9.4%
Euro area
+9.9%

GDP growth

Third quarter 2022 - Second quarter 2022

Italy
+0.5%
Euro area
+0.2%

Exchange rates

date: 25 November 2022

USD
1,0375
YEN
144,62

ECB interest rates

As of 2 November 2022

Main refinancing operations
2.00%

Focus

Exchange of Ukrainian banknotes (hryvnia bills) for displaced persons from Ukraine

On 19 April 2022, the Council of the European Union issued a Recommendation inviting Member States to put in place national schemes to support the conversion of hryvnia bills for displaced persons from Ukraine.

Regulatory sandbox

The regulatory sandbox is a controlled environment where supervised entities and FinTech operators will be able to test, for a limited period of time, technologically innovative products and services in the banking, financial and insurance sectors.

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 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.

Fintech Channel

The FinTech Channel is the point of contact through which operators can dialogue easily and informally with the Bank of Italy. They can present projects in the field of financial services and of payments, based on innovative technology, or propose technological solutions designed for banks and financial intermediaries.

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 Financial Education Portal, is online

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

Agenda

  1. 28 November Statistics Italian contribution to euro-area monetary aggregates and Summary data on Monetary Financial Institutions resident in Italy Rome
  2. 30 November Appointments Non-monetary policy meeting of the ECB Governing Council Frankfurt
  3. 30 November Statistics Banks and Financial Institutions: Financing and Funding by Sector and Geographical Area - Monthly Tables Rome
  4. 1-2 December Conferences 5th Joint Research Conference on Firm Financing, Organization and Dynamics Science Po, Paris
  5. 2 December Publications Public Finance Statistics in the European Union Rome
  6. 2 December Statistics Ita-coin Rome
  7. 5 December Press releases €-coin Rome
  8. 7 December Statistics Bank of Italy official reserves Rome
  9. 7 December Statistics Bank of Italy balance-sheet aggregates Rome