IEU Euro & Finance Telegram 5 November 2018

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  • Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings, 5 and 6 November 2018 +++ 
  • Main results of the Eurogroup on 5 November 2018 +++ 
  • Eurogroup: Terms of reference on the draft budgetary plan of Italy +++ 
  • Remarks by Mário Centeno following the Eurogroup meeting of 5 November 2018 +++ 
  • EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici's introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference +++ 
  • Klaus Regling at Eurogroup press conference +++ 
  • Euro area reform: An anatomy of the debate - Bruegel +++ 
  • ifo Economic Climate for the Euro Area Grows Harsher +++ 


  • Background brief - Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 06/11/2018
  • Switzerland: Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer to attend meeting of EU and EFTA finance and economics ministers
  • Macro-Economic Dialogue at political level on 5 November 2018
  • Businesseurope: Escalating global trade tensions and skills shortages a risk for EU economy - Autumn Economic Outlook 2018


  • Enhanced transparency on the sustainability of investments and sustainability risks is key, say S&Ds
  • Transparency is a first step to more sustainable investments, more needed - Finance Watch


  • EIOPA calls for immediate action to ensure service continuity in cross-border insurance
  • EIOPA: The Solvency II 2.3.0 hotfix DPM and XBRL Taxonomy has been published
  • EIOPA: The Pension Funds 2.3.0 DPM and XBRL Taxonomy has been published


  • Accord avec l'Autorité européenne des marchés financiers - rapport n° 101


  • BEUC: Currency conversion scam gets thumbs down from MEPs


  • EESC supports testing the SBBS on the markets, but urges strengthening of the enabling framework for the new financial instrument


  • DIW: Dorothea Schäfer: „Aufhellung am europäischen Bankenhimmel bleibt vorerst aus“


  • The ECB and Financial Stability - Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB
  • ECB: AnaCredit Validation Checks – Selected validation checks performed in AnaCredit datasets – Version 1.3
  • ECB: Potential output in the post-crisis period
  • ECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Flanagan, MEP, on banks’ internal governance
  • ECB: CON/2018/36 Opinion on the review of prudential treatment of investment firms
  • ECB: CON/2018/37 Opinion on a proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the issue of covered bonds and covered bond public supervision and amending Directive 2009/65/EC and Directive 2014/59/EU; and on a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on amending Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 as regards exposures in the form of covered bonds


  • Mark Carney: £50 character selection and Future Forum launch
  • Denis Beau: Where do crypto-assets fit into our payment system?
  • Olli Rehn: Monetary policy and bank supervision in Europe after the last financial and sovereign debt crisis and challenges for the future
  • Yannis Stournaras: Monetary policy and bank supervision in Europe after the last financial and sovereign debt crisis and challenges for the future
  • Yannis Stournaras: The birth of inter-war central banks - building a new monetary order
  • Anita Angelovska Bezhoska: Investment and finance, challenges for CESEE region


  • Amendments 1 - 186 - Banking Union - annual report 2018 - PE 629.560v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Amendments 1 - 40 - Annual Report 2017 on the control of the financial activities of the EIB - PE 629.495v01-00 - Committee on International Trade


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