Central bank

Eurostat reveals shocking inflation figures

Eurostat's inflation divs for both the Eurozone and Greece have set new records causing a veritable shock around the continent.

In particular, inflation in the eurozone was 8.6% in June from 8.1% in May, according to the preliminary data published today by the official statistical authority of the European Union.

The picture in Greece

Inflation fight is an ‘art,’ says Lagarde

Finding the right monetary policy response to tackle soaring inflation is an "art," European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has said.

"It is not a science," Lagarde said on June 29 at a panel at the ECB's annual central banking conference in Portugal.
"What we are doing there is an element of art," she said.

Turkish banking watchdog announces details of commercial loans decision

Türkiye's banking watchdog has announced the details of commercial loans decision revealed on June 24, while emphasizing that the decision is a measure taken to strengthen financial stability, use resources more efficiently and productively, and ensure that the credit system works effectively.

Turkish Central Bank revises reserve requirement regulation

The Turkish Central Bank revised its reserve requirements regulation on April 23 in a move to strengthen the macroprudential policy toolkit.

Reserve requirements, which used to only be applied to the liability side of balance sheets, will now be applied to asset sides as well, the bank said in a statement.