News & press

In this section, you will find news, press releases and speeches published by the EBA as well as a calendar of events including the EBA's major activities and key dates

Latest news and press releases

  • EBA issues Opinion on measures to address macroprudential risk

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion following the notification by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) of its intention to modify capital requirements in order to address an increase in macroprudential risk. Based on the evidence submitted by the NBB, the EBA does not object to the adoption of the proposed measure, which is based on Article 458 (2) of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR). This new measure aims at enhancing the resilience of Belgian banks to potential severe downward corrections in residential real estate markets.

    23/02/2018 - News

  • EBA publishes corrective update of XBRL taxonomy 2.6 for remittance of 2018 benchmarking exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today a corrective update (version 2.6.0.1) to the XBRL taxonomy that Competent Authorities shall use for the remittance of data under the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on benchmarking of internal approaches, for the 2018 benchmarking exercise.

    14/02/2018 - News

  • ESAs warn consumers of risks in buying virtual currencies

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities (ESMA), banking (EBA), and insurance and pensions (EIOPA) have today issued a pan-EU warning to consumers regarding the risks of buying Virtual Currencies (VCs). The ESAs warn consumers that VCs are highly risky and unregulated products and are unsuitable as investment, savings or retirement planning products.

    12/02/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA updates its methodological guide on risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an updated methodological guide on how to compile risk indicators and detailed risk analysis tools. This guidance, which is mainly for internal use, will also benefit competent authorities and other relevant stakeholders as it will allow them to follow a consistent approach in their risk assessments.

    08/02/2018 - News

  • EBA launches 2018 EU-wide stress test exercise

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today its 2018 EU-wide stress test and released the macroeconomic scenarios. The adverse scenario implies a deviation of EU GDP from its baseline level by 8.3% in 2020, resulting in the most severe scenario to date. The EBA expects to publish the results of the exercise by 2 November 2018.

    31/01/2018 - Press releases

  • EBA to launch the 2018 EU-wide stress test on 31 January 2018

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) will formally launch the 2018 EU-wide stress test on 31 January 2018 at 5pm UK time. Along with the announcement, the EBA will publish the common macroeconomic scenarios for this exercise.

    24/01/2018 - News

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