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June 18, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. Jun 18, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

June 18, 2021

DiGiX: The digital transformation index to assess the objectives of the NGEU in Spain

The digitization ​of the economy is an essential ingredient for sustainable growth and social welfare. ​A good digital transformation plan requires a diagnosis of the starting point. The Digitalization Index (DiGiX) is a tool that allows such a diagnosis for the Spanish regions.

June 17, 2021

Colombia | BBVA GDP Tracker: a new model for real time GDP forecast

A model, based on Camacho and Domenech (2012) and Aruoba and Diebold (2010), which are extensions of Stock and Watson (1991), was built to forecast Colombia's GDP in real time. Going forward, BBVA Research will continue to publish updates of the monthly results of this work.

June 17, 2021

Colombia | Time of hope

The challenging context that Colombia is facing due to the higher peak of contagions, the hard economic conditions and the slow recovery of employment, pose a challenge for all of us. This must be faced with hope in order to quickly reach a consensus that will sustain social spending and propel us back to recovery.

June 17, 2021

Turkey | No change in the CBRT monetary stance

The Central Bank of Turkey kept the policy rate at 19% in line with the expectations. Given the worsened inflation expectations, the CBRT repeated the need to decisively keep the current “tight” monetary policy stance. Thus we expect an easing cycle only very gradually in late 3Q and end the year with 16% policy rate.

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