30.07.2015 Eesti Pank specified its macroprudential policy principles
Changes to the Eesti Pank Act came into force on 19 May 2014 giving the central bank a clearer mandate than before to act as a macroprudential authority in Estonia. Due to its renewed duties Eesti...
24.07.2015 More and more payments are made in Estonia, but the amounts have decreased
A daily average of one million cashless payments were made in Estonia in the second quarter of 2015, with a total turnover of 393 million euros. The number of cashless payments was 5% higher...
24.07.2015 The low investment activity is reflected in the slower growth of corporate debt
The growth of corporate debt decreased at the start of the year. In quarterly terms, the volume of loans taken and bonds issued stopped increasing by the end of the first quarter of 2015, but year...
23.07.2015 The volume of deposits held by companies and households has increased nearly 11% over the year
The volume of loans and leases issued to companies and households was 15.5 billion euros at the end of June. Year-on-year, the loan and lease portfolio has grown by 2.9%. Annual growth in the...
14.07.2015 Eesti Pank has minted additional one and two-cent coins for circulation
In 2015, Eesti Pank increased the stock of coins in circulation and minted additional one and two-cent coins. The new coins will enter circulation starting from 21 July....