IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 25 Jan 2017

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  • Updated Agenda of the Eurogroup on 26 Jan 2017
  • Speech by the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, at The Future of Europe event, 24 January 2017
  • Completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union: The views of organised civil society - European Economic and Social Committee


  • ESM raises €3.5 billion in new 30-year bond


  • New Year’s resolutions for a stable banking sector - Speech by Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB


  • Latest Occasional and Working Papers published by the ECB
    • Occasional paper no. 181: Low inflation in the euro area: Causes and consequences
    • Working paper no. 2006: Demographics and inflation
    • Working paper no. 2005: Low inflation and monetary policy in the euro area
    • Working paper no. 2004: Mind the output gap: the disconnect of growth and inflation during recessions and convex Phillips curves in the euro area
    • Working paper no. 2003: Exchange rate pass-through in the euro area
    • Working paper no. 2002: Changing prices... changing times: evidence for Italy
    • Working paper no. 2001: Will US inflation awake from the dead? The role of slack and non-linearities in the Phillips curve
    • Working paper no. 2000: Missing disinflation and missing inflation: the puzzles that aren't
    • Working paper no. 1999: The long-term distribution of expected inflation in the euro area: what has changed since the great recession?
    • Working paper no. 1998: Inflation anchoring in the euro area
    • Working paper no. 1997: Tail co-movement in inflation expectations as an indicator of anchoring
    • Working paper no. 1996: A new indicator of inflation expectations anchoring
    • Working paper no. 1995: Unconventional monetary policy and the anchoring of inflation expectations
    • Working paper no. 1994: Trust, but verify. De-anchoring of inflation expectations under learning and heterogeneity
  • Latest Decisions published by the ECB
    • ECB/2017/1 Decision (EU) 2017/100 of the ECB of 11 January 2017 amending Decision (EU) 2015/774 on a secondary markets public sector asset purchase programme
    • ECB/2017/3 Decision (EU) 2017/102 of the ECB of 11 January 2017 amending Decision (EU) 2015/5 on the implementation of the asset-backed securities purchase programme
    • ECB/2017/4 Decision (EU) 2017/103 of the ECB of 11 January 2017 amending Decision (EU) 2016/948 on the implementation of the corporate sector purchase programme
    • ECB/2017/2 Decision (EU) 2017/101 of the ECB of 11 January 2017 amending Decision ECB/2014/40 on the implementation of the third covered bond purchase programme
  • ECB Press release Results of the December 2016 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD)


  • ESMA issues opinion on Spanish pension schemes to be excempt from central clearing under EMIR


  • EU insurance regulation examined by Committee - UK Parliament 


  • BIS: Jens Weidmann: Digital finance - Reaping the benefits without neglecting the risks


  • EU Commission Answer - Unattainable fiscal targets set for the Greek economy - E-006393/2016


  • CM 1304 2017 INIT Working Party on Financial Services (Securitisation - attachés only).
  • ST 5252 2017 INIT Competitiveness check-up on investment in intangibles
  • ST 5511 2017 INIT COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of 20.1.2017 correcting Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2251 of 4 October 2016 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories with regard to regulatory technical standards for risk-mitigation techniques for OTC derivative contracts not cleared by a central counterparty


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