Global regulators discuss path towards regulatory alignment on response to Omicron variant

On 12 January, regulators from around the world discussed the global regulatory response to the COVID-19 Omicron variant during a workshop, co-chaired by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA). The goal of the meeting was to review […]

EU ETS emissions continued to decline during the Covid-19 pandemic

Under current and planned measures, EU Member States project that ETS emissions will continue to decrease in the coming decades albeit at a slower pace than historically, according to the latest annual European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing ‘Trends and projections in the EU ETS’ published today. On recent trends, greenhouse gas emissions from stationary installations […]

ECB publishes supervisory banking statistics for the third quarter of 2021

The annual growth rate of the outstanding amount of debt securities issued by euro area residents increased from 4.2% in October 2021 to 4.9% in November. For the outstanding amount of listed shares issued by euro area residents, the annual growth rate was 2.0% in November 2021, compared with 2.2% in October.

ECB publishes supervisory banking statistics for the third quarter of 2021

Aggregate Common Equity Tier 1 ratio at 15.47% in third quarter of 2021 (down from 15.60% in previous quarter) Aggregated annualised return on equity increased to 7.19% (compared with 6.92% in previous quarter, and up from 2.12% one year ago), driven by further decrease in impairments and provisions Cost of risk decreased to 0.53% in […]

Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: third quarter of 2021

Households’ financial investment increased at broadly unchanged rate of 4.0% in third quarter of 2021 Non-financial corporations’ financing increased at higher rate of 2.5% (after 2.3% in second quarter of 2021) Non-financial corporations’ gross operating surplus increased at lower rate of 8.9% (after 30.3%)