24.04.2014 Banks earned 79 million euros in net profit in the first quarter
In the first quarter, 35% more was taken out in housing loans than a year earlier. However, the number of new loan contracts rose by 14% over the same period, meaning the increase in the lending...
23.04.2014 Risks to Estonian financial stability from the external environment have increased
The risks to the functioning of the Estonian financial sector are small, but the external environment is fragile. Despite the recovery of economic growth, the banking sector in the euro area still...
22.04.2014 The indebtedness of companies and households continued to decline last year
Low levels of investment and economic activity led to a decline of around 2% in the total stock of corporate debt liabilities in 2013. The structure of debt liabilities did not change much, and...
21.04.2014 The new €10 banknote will need cash handling equipment to be upgraded
On 23 September this year, the central banks of the euro area, including Eesti Pank, will release a new €10 banknote into circulation with a new design and security features. So that the new note...
15.04.2014 Eesti Pank announces the competition for the research award dedicated to the memory of Urmas Sepp
Eesti Pank has announced the competition for the research prize dedicated to the memory of Urmas Sepp, which rewards economic research by young researchers and is now also open to young people who...