IEU MONITORING: Euro & Finance Telegram 3 May 2018

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • Spring 2018 Economic Forecast: Expansion to continue amid new risks - EU Commission +++ 
  • EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici presents the 2018 Spring Economic Forecast +++ 


  • OECD members agree to formally invite Lithuania as 36th member +++ 


  • EP Think-tank: In-Depth Analysis - Convergence in EMU: What and How? +++ 
  • Structural Reforms 0.0 – The case for strengthening institutions - Bruegel +++ 
  • Financial integration and stability: Good headway made in EU banking sector and capital markets, with further progress in reach +++ 


  • Why EMU requires more financial integration - Keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank, 3 May 2018
  • Economic and monetary policy in EMU: from unconventional times to sustainable and balanced growth - Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the OECD Chief Economist Talks, Paris, 3 May 2018
  • Euro area financial integration improves in 2017
  • ECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Giegold, MEP, on money laundering risks


  • ESMA announces Meet-the-Market workshop on ESEF in Warsaw 28 May 2018
  • Conflict of interest and ethics policy - ESMA staff


  • Despite ongoing progress, some central counterparties still lag on risk management and recovery planning
  • Implementation monitoring of PFMI: follow-up Level 3 assessment of CCPs recovery planning, coverage of financial resources and liquidity stress testing


  • OTC derivatives statistics at end-December 2017
  • Latest publications via the BIS
  • Benoît Cœuré: Interview with France Info
  • Mugur Isărescu: Meeting the challenges of volatility
  • Frank Elderson: Let the future of finance be that of financing the future
  • Klaas Knot: Supervision and green finance?
  • Gent Sejko: Launch of the EBRD Transition Report 2017-18


  • Flash estimate - April 2018 - Euro area annual inflation down to 1.2%
  • March 2018 compared with February 2018 - Industrial producer prices up by 0.1% in euro area - Up by 0.2% in the EU28


    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT European Financial Stability and Integration Review (EFSIR)
    • DG ECFIN
    • Commission opinion in accordance with Article 19 of the Statute of the European Investment Bank
    • Commission Opinion in accordance with Article 19 of the Statute of the European Investment Bank
    • Commission Opinion in accordance with Article 19 of the Statute of the European Investment Bank


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