04.11.2016
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.
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

26.10.2016
  • Faster loan growth could increase the risks to banks from real estate
  • Although corporate profits were down, the ability of companies and households to repay their loans remains good
  • The rate of growth of bank loans should be in line with nominal GDP growth in the years... more
18.10.2016
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Corporate debt liabilities remained at the same level as last year despite the rapid growth in bank loans
  • The income and savings of households are still increasing faster than their debt liabilities
  • As before,... more
09.09.2016

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank decided to start monthly asset purchases of 60 billion euros from March 2015. From April 2016 the average monthly purchase volume has been 80 billion euros. It is planned that the monthly purchases will be made until March 2017, but they will... 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
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

09.05.2016
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.
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
03.03.2016
Lending and borrowing activity in the euro area has increased slowly among companies and households, but it remains quite calm. Companies and households don't want to increase substantially their debt liabilities and investment because of their relatively high debt levels and the continuing... more
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