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

Light at the end of the tunnel!? The pandemic economy Brexit - is there an end in sight? The second Covid wave is rolling: Accompany structural change with a sense of proportion! Trump vs. Biden - A fact check ahead of the election German Banking Market: Robust in the Corona Crisis Monetary Policy: Crisis Measures are not Permanent Instruments Measuring inflation in the shadow of the pandemic Corona: Linking stability and sustainability! More transparency - Essential consequence of the judgment of the BVerfG The Corona Shock: Economic policy requirement Digital central bank currency: Curse or blessing? Review of the monetary policy strategy: maintaining objectives and increasing flexibility Effects of the low interest rate policy on society German EU Council Presidency: Putting the focus on sustainable growth Using investment to meet the demographic challenge - on the way to a knowledge-based industry Introducing stringent taxation to stop climate change Libra: Regulatory intervention is called for High time to prepare a tiered deposit-rate system A Return to Conventional Monetary Policy Artificial intelligence: Growth driver of the German economy Economic-policy challenges facing Germany The Savings Banks Finance Group - Champion in the Mittelstand financing field Brexit-Update: Important aspects from the perspective of the Savings Banks Italy: Stumbling Block for the Monetary Union? Monetary and economic policymakers should be prepared Investment and Innovation for Germany and Europe A new approach to capital-formation policy Brexit - Key aspects according to the Savings Banks Finance Group Monetary Union: Providing the right impetus for stability Protectionism - A Serious Threat and an Economic Dead-End ECB: Mission accomplished - time now for a change of course

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