27.04.2017 Payments in real time are becoming more popular in Europe

It is planned that at the end of 2017, real-time payments will be introduced in several euro area countries, but Estonia has not yet fixed a date for this to happen. The experience of the United Kingdom ...

26.04.2017 The profitability of the banks remained at a similar level to last year in the first quarter
  • The portfolio of corporate loans and leases grew by a rapid 7% over the year
  • There was more activity in the housing loan market than a year earlier
  • The average interest rates ...
25.04.2017 Better alignment of growth in wages and productivity is threatened by labour shortages
  • The alignment of growth in labour productivity and in wages improved in the second half of 2016 as growth accelerated in productivity and slowed a little in wages
  • Whether companies can ...
21.04.2017 The two-euro coin for the centenary of Estonia will have the official centenary logo

The Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank confirmed the winning designs in the design competitions for the two-euro coin dedicated to the centenary of the Republic of Estonia.

The two-euro coin features ...

21.04.2017 The debt burdens of the private and government sectors in Estonia did not change last year
  • Estonian companies borrowed more than before from banks operating in Estonia, but less from elsewhere
  • The savings of households continued to increase faster than their debt liabilities
  • The ...