Financial variables latest publications
Housing credit from commercial banks registered better granting conditions and a recomposition in their destination, while the automotive segment showed a drop in real terms, despite offering better conditions on both terms and interest rates. Business credit fell 3.1% YoY during August.
The withdrawal of Accendo banking license does not represent a risk for the stabilility of the banking system. This was confirmed by the Financial System Stability Board as it stressed that the fundamentals of the system remain sound. However, concerns about the weakness of the credit granted to the private sector prevail.
The Financial System addresses a number of challenges in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic: to keep an adequate financing flow, preserve appropriate liquidity and a correct operation of exchange rate and debt markets as well as to help intermediaries to cope with the management of market and credit risk.
The fact that we are not seeing any significant deterioration in activity, in view of the uncertainty arising from the political environment in Catalonia, has cast doubt on estimates of the negative impact that these events could be having. It is very likely that the increased uncertainty is reducing the Spanish economy’s c…
August 26, 2010
MICA-BBVA: A Factor Model of Economic and Financial Indicators for Short-term GDP Forecast…
In this paper we extend the Stock and Watson’s (1991) single-index dynamic factor model in an econometric framework that has the advantage of combining information from real and financial indicators published at different frequencies and delays with respect to the period to which they refer.