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The market fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)

The collapse of US-based Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has sent shockwaves across global financial markets. However, this is not a Lehman moment. Not by a long shot. The bank failure is due to a uniquely risky business model and entrenched risk management failures at the SVB. LBBW analysts explain why there is no read across to European banks and why we have not adjusted our monetary policy calls.

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To the point! | March 17, 2023

The ECB stayed the course: that's good

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank has raised interest rates again by 0.5%. This met our expectations and is a good thing.

The turmoil surrounding the demise of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) in California had fueled speculation that the ECB might be reluctant to raise interest rates further out of concern for financial market stability.

ECB plans anti-fragmentation instrument

The euro symbol as a sculpture

Why the anti-fragmentation instrument planned by the European Central Bank is likely to be an own goal is explained by our Chief Economist Dr Moritz Kraemer in an article for the OMFIF Forum.

ECB risks raising expectations it cannot fulfil
by Moritz Kraemer 29 June 2022
OMFIF Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum

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Current study shows credit risk due to damage to ecosystems

In a groundbreaking study, our Chief Economist Moritz Kraemer and scientific colleagues analyse the impact of biodiversity loss on the creditworthiness and economic resilience of economies.

Nature Loss and Sovereign Credit Ratings

SOAS University of London

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Biodiversity Loss May Push Developing World Closer to Default
Bloomberg Europe Edition

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