23.11.2017
Mari Tamm Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Growth accelerated further in the housing loan portfolio
  • Demand from companies for loans remained at the same level as in previous months
  • Deposits were up 11% over the year in October

The growth in the... more

14.11.2017
The Eesti Pank Financial Stability Review is published twice a year. Each issue of the Review refers to the time the analysis was completed, not to the period it covered. The Review uses the latest available data at the time of preparation of each issue.
02.11.2017
  • Overall the risks to financial stability are small. The risks are mitigated by the rising incomes that follow from economic growth, large financial buffers and the strong capitalisation of the banks
  • The biggest danger to Estonian financial stability comes from the risks in the... more
24.10.2017
Mari Tamm Economist at Eesti Pank

  • Demand from households for loans increased, demand from companies remained the same
  • The average interest rate on new long-term corporate loans fell
  • Both the income and the expenses of the banking sector... more
18.10.2017
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The growth in incomes and savings is helping to offset the risks from credit growth
  • As investment has increased, so long-term corporate debt has grown faster

Rising incomes and a broad tendency to save have... more

25.09.2017
Mari Tamm Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The growth in corporate borrowing has slowed a little in recent months
  • The number of new borrowers with housing loans has grown faster this year than previously
  • The deposits of companies and households were up 12%... more
29.08.2017
Working Papers of Eesti Pank 7/2017 This paper empirically assesses the potential nonlinear relationship between competition and bank risk for a sample of commercial banks in the Baltic countries over the period 2000–2014. Competition is measured by two alternative indexes, the... more
23.08.2017
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The growth in the stock of household loans has caught up with growth in incomes
  • Interest rates on housing loans have increased slightly in 2017, but they remain low
  • The volume of deposits is growing faster than... more
25.07.2017
Jana Kask Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Households continued to borrow at a fast pace in June
    The deposits of companies and households were up 11% over the year
    The ability of companies and households to service their loans is good, which keeps bank... more

24.07.2017
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Companies are still borrowing mainly from banks operating in Estonia
  • Household savings continued to increase faster than their debt liabilities in the first quarter
  • Growth in incomes and savings helps to reduce... more
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