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Weidmann: ECB can't solve every problem

Interview given by Jens Weidmann for the Italian newspaper La Stampa, France’s Le Monde, the British Guardian and Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung on 19 September 2016.

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann discusses the future of Europe, why investment programmes can’t help the economy, and the reason he prefers to cut a modest figure rather than acting the part of financial market saviour.

Monetary Policy, International  |   DE

"Vom innovativen Geist profitieren"

Interview mit Andreas Dombret in der Frankfurter Rundschau am 02.09.2016.

Nach Einschätzung von Bundesbank-Vorstandsmitglied Andreas Dombret greifen digitale Finanzdienstleister Banken und Sparkassen in profitablen Geschäftsfeldern an. Etablierte Institute müssten daher ihre Geschäftsmodelle überdenken, sagte er in einem Interview mit der Frankfurter Rundschau.

Banking Supervision  |  No English translation available

"Burden won't stay the same for all"

Bundesbank Executive Board member Andreas Dombret on the new Basel reform package and what it will mean for banks

Speaking to Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper, Bundesbank Executive Board member Andreas Dombret has said that banks' capital adequacy requirements need to be brought more into alignment with the risks they incur. "Looking ahead, it may well be that individual institutions running riskier business models will be asked to hold more equity capital to adequately back the risks they encounter," Mr Dombret explained. However, institutions with less risky business models might see their capital requirements ease somewhat, he noted.

Banking Supervision  |   DE

Dombret: Find effective solutions at the national level

Interview with Andreas Dombret in the 6 August 2016 edition of Focus: “Will we soon have to stand surety for Italian bank customers?”
Banking Supervision, Monetary Policy  |   DEFR

"We have come to a crossroads"

Interview with Jens Weidmann in the 4 August 2016 edition of the German weekly news magazine "DIE ZEIT"

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann has called on European governments to make a decision: relinquish sovereign rights or step up individual national responsibility. "Sooner or later, a pivotal decision has to be taken if we want to safeguard the monetary union as a union of stability," said Mr Weidmann in an interview.

Monetary Policy  |   DEFRIT
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