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29.04.2016

"Die Geldpolitik hat sich stark verändert"

Interview mit Joachim Nagel in der Börsen-Zeitung am 29.04.2016
Monetary Policy  |  No English translation available
14.04.2016

Dombret: Real-estate lending up sharply

Interview with Andreas Dombret in the 9 April 2016 edition of the German weekly news magazine Focus.

In an interview with the German weekly news magazine Focus, Bundesbank Executive Board member Andreas Dombret noted that residential real estate prices had risen considerably in big cities and metropolitan areas over the past few years. It was too early to speak of a real-estate bubble. "However, in some German cities we are indeed seeing price exaggerations in residential real-estate markets," Dombret reported.

Cash management  |  DE
13.04.2016

Dombret: Wohnimmobilienkredite kräftig gestiegen

Interview mit Andreas Dombret im Focus am 09.04.2016

Die Preise für Wohnimmobilien sind in den vergangenen Jahren in den Metropolen und Metropolregionen deutlich gestiegen, sagt Bundesbankvorstand Andreas Dombret im Interview mit dem Focus. Von einer Immobilienblase könne man noch nicht sprechen. "Allerdings sehen wir in einigen deutschen Städten durchaus Preisübertreibungen bei Wohnimmobilien", so der Bundesbankvorstand.

Banking Supervision, Monetary Policy  |  No English translation available
30.03.2016

Increased vigilance concerning real estate lending

Interview with Andreas Dombret published at Spiegel Online on 30 March 2016.

Lending for house purchase stood at a new all-time high at the end of 2015. Bundesbank Executive Board member Andreas Dombret sees this trend as giving cause for increased vigilance. In an interview with Spiegel Online, he noted that "[a]s supervisors, we will be monitoring the situation very closely to see whether this increase persists."

Banking Supervision, Monetary Policy  |  DEFR
21.03.2016

"Helicopter money would tear gaping holes in central bank balance sheets"

Interview with Jens Weidmann published in the newspapers of the Funke Mediengruppe on 21 March 2016: "People worry if monetary policy is too loose"

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann has spoken out against the idea of central banks distributing money directly to the general public. Ultimately, it would be down to the taxpayer to shoulder the costs of this "helicopter money", because it would mean that central banks would remain unprofitable for quite some time, he told the media group Funke Mediengruppe.

Monetary Policy  |  DEFR
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