Statements by the German Savings Banks

The German Savings Bank Association speaks up for savers in Germany and in particular for customers of the Savings Banks Finance Group. We care about the economic development in Germany and its regions, in Europe and worldwide. Our experts regularly contribute to current economic, fiscal, and political discussions. Read our positions below.


Chief Economists

The inflation spike - Reflex or Reflation? 433,32KB Banking regulation should support the coming upswing 611,79KB Public debt out of control both in and after the pandemic? 769,54KB The RCEP – A challenge for Europe too 943,85KB Light at the end of the tunnel!? The pandemic economy 351,34KB Brexit - is there an end in sight? 479,84KB The second Covid wave is rolling: Accompany structural change with a sense of proportion! 251,99KB Trump vs. Biden - A fact check ahead of the election 550,86KB German Banking Market: Robust in the Corona Crisis 551,00KB Monetary Policy: Crisis Measures are not Permanent Instruments 444,36KB Measuring inflation in the shadow of the pandemic 620,02KB Corona: Linking stability and sustainability! 1,16MB More transparency - Essential consequence of the judgment of the BVerfG 536,51KB The Corona Shock: Economic policy requirement 627,57KB Digital central bank currency: Curse or blessing? 181,91KB Review of the monetary policy strategy: maintaining objectives and increasing flexibility 239,08KB Effects of the low interest rate policy on society 359,56KB German EU Council Presidency: Putting the focus on sustainable growth 856,65KB Using investment to meet the demographic challenge - on the way to a knowledge-based industry 243,13KB Introducing stringent taxation to stop climate change 364,57KB Libra: Regulatory intervention is called for 201,73KB High time to prepare a tiered deposit-rate system 328,84KB A Return to Conventional Monetary Policy 242,94KB Artificial intelligence: Growth driver of the German economy 193,22KB Economic-policy challenges facing Germany 2,01MB The Savings Banks Finance Group - Champion in the Mittelstand financing field 162,54KB Brexit-Update: Important aspects from the perspective of the Savings Banks 3,33MB Italy: Stumbling Block for the Monetary Union? 191,78KB Monetary and economic policymakers should be prepared 186,79KB Investment and Innovation for Germany and Europe 134,02KB A new approach to capital-formation policy 202,98KB Brexit - Key aspects according to the Savings Banks Finance Group 165,53KB Monetary Union: Providing the right impetus for stability 340,56KB Protectionism - A Serious Threat and an Economic Dead-End 498,15KB ECB: Mission accomplished - time now for a change of course 137,19KB

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