Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: third quarter of 2019

The annual growth rate of loans to households stood at 3.5% in the third quarter of 2019, after 3.4% in the previous quarter. The financial investment of households increased at a broadly unchanged rate of 2.4% and their gross non-financial investment increased at a higher rate of 4.9% (after 4.4%), while their net worth increased at a higher rate of 5.3% (after 4.3%).

Advocate General Szpunar proposes that the Court should rule that the victims of the sinking of a ship flying the Panamanian flag can bring an action for damages before the Italian courts against the Italian bodies which classified and certified that ship

On 3 February 2006, in the international waters of the Red Sea, more than a thousand people were victims of the sinking of the Panamanian-flagged ship Al Salam Boccaccio 98.

Euro money market statistics: seventh maintenance period 2019

Daily average borrowing turnover in the unsecured segment slightly decreased from €120 billion in the sixth maintenance period of 2019 to €119 billion in the seventh maintenance period Weighted average overnight rate on borrowing transactions in the unsecured segment increased from -0.51% to -0.50% for the wholesale sector, and increased from -0.54% to -0.52% for the interbank […]

Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position: third quarter of 2019

The current account of the euro area showed a surplus of €338 billion (2.9% of euro area GDP) in the four quarters to the third quarter of 2019, compared with a surplus of €377 billion (3.3% of euro area GDP) a year earlier (see Table 1). The decrease in the current account surplus reflected a lower surplus for services (down from €120 billion to […]