The chief economists of the Savings Banks Finance Group favour fundamental reform of the Stability and Growth Pact adopted in 1992. They see a particular need with regard to the Maastricht criterion for the debt ceiling.
Chief economists of the Savings Bank Finance Group argue for Stability and Growth Pact reform
European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Package: Rules need to be practicable, transparent and SME-friendly!
The European Commission has presented a package of several long-awaited legislative acts which are intended to help make Europe’s economy greener, more sustainable and fairer.
Coronavirus lockdown: DSGV President demands better prospects for re-opening shops and hotels
Based on turnover and rating trends among the business clients of Germany’s Savings Banks, the German Savings Banks Association concludes that the financial situation of small and medium-sized service and retail enterprises has deteriorated since the beginning of 2021.
Savings Banks have a comfortable capital buffer to tackle future burdens
Germany’s Savings Banks emerged from coronavirus year 2020 in robust financial health. In addition to the coronavirus pandemic, negative market rates continued to place a considerable burden on credit institutions.
Savings Banks recorded highest inflow of deposits in 2020Loan commitments to enterprises also at record level
For Germany’s Savings Banks, the last fiscal year brought record levels for inflows of deposits and for the lending business, although the operating result declined because of interest rates.