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A recording of Positive Money Europe’s new webinar on green TLTROs is now available online. The webinar discussed a joint report by Positive Money Europe and the Sustainable Finance Lab and written by Jens van ‘t Klooster and Rens van Tilburg.
The Eurogroup is about to miss the opportunity to make the ECB’s Board gender-equal for the first time in history.
A new report from Positive Money Europe and the Sustainable Finance Lab explains how the European Central Bank can incentivize private banks to lend more money for green investments. By tweaking its Targeted Longer-Term Refinancing Operations (TLTROs) programme, the ECB could make green lending much more affordable for small businesses and households.
From judgement to hearing: A guide to Jens Weidmann’s appearance in the Bundestag’s Finance Committee
By Mathis Richtmann and Max Krahé Translated by Marc Beckmann In a landmark ruling in May this year, the Federal Constitutional Court in Germany questioned whether the purchase programs of the European Central Bank (ECB) were proportionate and therefore legal. In...
The European Central Bank recently launched a new survey asking individuals and organisations based in the eurozone for their views on the bank’s current monetary policies, as part of the upcoming Strategic Review. Positive Money Europe has submitted a comprehensive response explaining how the bank can meet its inflation target, honour its environmental obligations and improve its diversity. Here are our main points:
The U.S. Federal Reserve has adopted a new inflation target objective. We expect a similar change from the European Central Bank (ECB) when it concludes its Strategic Review in mid-2021. But the ECB will need to do much more than revising its inflation target if it wants to ensure speedy recovery and growth.