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Aanpassing banken aan Basel III en impact op kredietverlening

Banken hebben zich op verschillende wijzen aangepast aan de strengere kapitaaleisen van Basel III. De specifieke aanpassingswijze hangt samen met de ontwikkeling van de kredietverlening door de betreffende banken.

Special

Werkt beleid gericht op langer doorwerken in de eurozone?

In sommige eurolanden, zoals België, Oostenrijk en Griekenland, zijn de afgelopen jaren weinig maatregelen genomen die langer doorwerken stimuleren. Dit pleit voor een blijvende druk vanuit Brussel op deze landen om effectiever beleid te voeren.

Economisch commentaar

Eurozone: economie stagneert

Het licht teleurstellende eurozone BBP-cijfer in het tweede kwartaal van dit jaar (0% k-o-k) bevat grote onderlinge verschillen tussen de lidstaten.

Landenrapport

Country Report Austria (Engelstalig)

Austria’s economic growth is set to gain steam, but its banks may face rising challenges in Russia and Ukraine, where they have sizeable exposures. Meanwhile, the re-elected ‘Grand Coalition’ government finally decided on a bad bank solution for Hypo Alpe Adria.

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Country Report Austria (Engelstalig)

Economic growth slowed down in 2012 and the outlook remains weak for 2013. The fiscal position is relatively strong, but the government has large contingent liabilities due to rising non-performing loans of Austrian banks in the CEE-countries.

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Political risks in the eurozone (Special) (Engelstalig)

The eurozone's south is implementing austerity measures while the north is buying them the time to do so. Economic issues are usually extensively discussed. But what are the political risks that might render this strategy unfeasible?

Landenrapport

Austria (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The pace of Austria’s export-led economic recovery is likely to slow down in the coming quarters thanks, in part, to the challenging external environment. The risks to this outlook are considered to be broadly balanced.

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Austria (Country report) (Engelstalig)

Overall, the difficulties that the government could face from an outright crisis in the CEE countries have abated. And the confirmation of the AAA status of the sovereign by the rating agencies on the back of a relatively strong fiscal position will give the government enough room to support the banks should the need arise.