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Weidmann: Enhance transparency of climate-related financial risks

07.06.2021

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann says that climate-related financial disclosures should be mandatory, and also sees central banks as having a role to play in helping to boost market transparency. “The Eurosystem has a legitimate interest in making climate-related risks more transparent,” he said in a speech at the Green Swan 2021 Global Virtual Conference, an event hosted by the Bank for International Settlements and others.

Weidmann: Enhance transparency of climate-related financial risks
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Weidmann: Debt brake is not an impediment to forward-looking investment

27.05.2021

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann refuted the harsh criticism directed at the debt brake by some. In a speech delivered in honour of the 70th anniversary of the German Economic Institute, he said that it was “not an impediment to forward-looking investment and a modern state”.

Weidmann: Debt brake is not an impediment to forward-looking investment
Virtual keynote speech on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Institute of the German Economy
G-FSC annual report: German financial system stable so far in the crisis

01.06.2021

The German Financial Stability Committee (G-FSC) has presented its eighth report on financial stability in Germany to the German Bundestag. Its report focuses on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the German financial system.

G-FSC annual report: German financial system stable so far in the crisis
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Bundesbank expects economic output to rise

21.05.2021

German economic output could grow again significantly in the second quarter of 2021, according to the Bundesbank’s Monthly Report. Rapid progress in the vaccination campaign opens the prospect of a considerable loosening of containment measures in the coming months. GDP could then exceed its pre-crisis level as early as the fourth quarter.

Bundesbank expects economic output to rise
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Aktuelle Zahl: Emissionsvolumen am Anleihemarkt
Funding through bond issuance in the German capital market hit record levels in the crisis year of 2020
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Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Executive Board member Johannes Beermann are presenting the Bundesbank’s Annual Report 2018
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