The Case for Reviving Securitization
IW-Kurzbericht, 26. September 2016

Markus Demary The Case for Reviving SecuritizationArrow

European financial markets are still fragmented. A lack of cross-border lending and cross-border asset holdings hinders the financing of the economy, the conduct of monetary policy as well as cross-border risk-sharing against asymmetric shocks. Reviving the market for securitizations is vital for achieving these goals. A true European Capital Markets Union is needed, but there are still a lot of obstacles to overcome. mehr

IW-Kurzbericht, 2. August 2016

Markus Demary Italy's Banking Crisis – Creditor Bail-in Is No PanaceaArrow

Italy’s banks are struggling under high amounts of non-performing loans on their balance sheets and the Italian government is fighting with the European Commission over putting 50 billion Euro of problem loans into a bad bank, which needs funding of 10 billion Euro with public money. Calculations of the Cologne Institute for Economic Research reveal that banks need to be recapitalised with additional 21.7 billion Euro under this plan. mehr

Michael Voigtländer in Market Insights and Updates
Gastbeitrag, 5. Juli 2016

Michael Voigtländer in Market Insights and Updates Macro prudential instruments for the German mortgage marketArrow

It is without question that regulations are necessary in the banking system, but regulators should be more patient and analyse the outcome of regulations in greater detail, says the IW Institute's real estate expert Michael Voigtländer in a guest commentary for Market Insights & Updates. mehr