20.04.2017
  • Most of the risks to financial stability in Estonia are low in the near future
  • The ability of companies to service their loans is supported by a recovery in economic growth and slower growth in wages
  • Transaction activity increased in the real estate market and prices... more
01.11.2016

On Tuesday Eesti Pank’s Deputy Governor Madis Müller said at the cooperative banking conference in Tallinn that savings and loan associations have grown rapidly in Estonia in recent years, so it is becoming increasingly more important that members of such associations are able to independently... more

25.10.2016
Jana Kask Deputy Head of the Financial Stability Department of Eesti Pank
  • Households are taking ever larger amounts in housing loans and car leases
  • The deposits of companies and households were up 8% over the year
  • The net profits of the banks grew by... more
25.08.2016
  • The newly created bank will increase the volume of assets in the Estonian banking sector by around 40%
  • The new bank will be the second biggest in the Baltic states
  • The new bank could strengthen competition in the market for banking services for private clients in Estonia... more
25.07.2016
Jaak Tõrs Head of the Financial Stability Department of Eesti Pank
  • The volume of loans and leases to companies continued to grow rapidly, increasing by 8% over the year
  • Households and companies had deposits of over 11 billion euros in banks at the end of June... more
21.07.2016
Jana Kask Deputy Head of the Financial Stability Department of Eesti Pank
  • Corporate debt liabilities are increasing through loans from banks, while the share of foreign borrowing has declined slightly
  • Household savings continue to grow faster than loans.... more
27.06.2016
Mari Tamm Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The total volume of loans and leases to companies grew by 7% over the year with support from long-term loans
  • Around the same amount as in the previous year was granted in housing loans between March and May 2016
  • ... more
31.05.2016
  • From August the commercial banks will have to hold systemic risk buffers of 1% rather than 2%
  • Eesti Pank will require Swedbank and SEB to hold a further buffer of 2% because they are systemically important banks

Changes to the capital buffer requirements for the... more

24.05.2016
Mari Tamm Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Loans and leases to companies grew fast in April (7%), just like in the preceding months
  • The stock of housing loans increased in April at the same rate as in recent months, 4% over the year
  • The average interest rate... more
27.04.2016
  • The risks to financial stability in Estonia in the near future are small
  • The ability of households to repay their loans remains good and is supported by rapid growth in incomes
  • The ability of companies to repay loans may deteriorate in future if profitability continues... more
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