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"Steuerzahler sollen nicht für Banken haften"

Interview mit Andreas Dombret in der Wirtschaftswoche am 22.07.2016

Bundesbank-Vorstandsmitglied Andreas Dombret hat angemahnt, die Regeln zur Beteiligung von Gläubigern an Verlusten von Banken einzuhalten. "Wenn wir die Regeln aussetzen, legen wir die Axt an die Bankenunion", sagte er in einem Interview mit der Wirtschaftswoche.

Banking Supervision, Monetary Policy  |  No English translation available

Mr Weidmann, do you wish to clip Jean-Claude Juncker's wings?

Interview with Jens Weidmann in the 2 July 2016 edition of the German weekly news magazine FOCUS

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann has cautioned against using the Brexit vote as a reason to soften the fiscal rules in the euro area. In an interview with German weekly magazine Focus, Mr Weidmann stressed the importance of member states abiding by shared agreements and joint promises.

Monetary Policy  |  DEFRIT

Monsieur Weidmann, voulez-vous affaiblir Jean-Claude Juncker ?

Entretien Jens Weidmann avec "Focus" publié le 2 juillet 2016

Le président de la Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann, a mis en garde contre le fait d'utiliser le brexit comme argument pour assouplir les règles budgétaires dans l'Union monétaire européenne. Il est important que les États membres respectent les accords et les engagements communs, a déclaré M. Weidmann dans une interview accordée à l'hebdomadaire "Focus".

Monetary Policy  |  No English translation availableDEENIT

"Das System ist stabiler"

Interview mit Claudia Buch im Südkurier am 03.06.2016

Claudia Buch, Vizepräsidentin der Deutschen Bundesbank, spricht über die Lehren aus der Finanzkrise und über die Zukunft des Bargeldes

Financial Stability, Cash management  |  No English translation available

It is not our task to buy time

Interview with Jens Weidmann published in the newspapers of the Leading European Newspaper Alliance on 17 May 2016

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann believes that buying governments more time is not an objective but a by-product of the current ultra-accommodative monetary policy. In a joint interview with newspapers from the Leading European Newspaper Alliance (LENA), he said that this time should be used to implement reforms and consolidation measures. Otherwise, central banks would come under pressure to keep interest rates low in order to ensure sustainable public finances. Mr Weidmann argued that, in such a scenario, they would have to withstand this pressure.

Monetary Policy  |  DEESFRIT
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