Feb 06, 2019 - The following slide deck was published by ING Groep N.V. in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings call.
Jan 25, 2019 - Germany's business confidence fell for a fifth successive month in January to its lowest level in nearly three years as firms grew more worried about the impact of a chaotic no-deal Brexit and further escalation of the global trade tensions. The Business Climate Index fell to 99.1 in January, which is the lowest level since February 2016, from 101.0 points in December.
Jan 23, 2019 - The European Central Bank is set to leave its interest rates and forward guidance unchanged on Thursday, after ending its massive asset purchase programme in December, as a myriad of risks including the persistent slowing of the economy, global trade tensions and the Brexit chaos mar the outlook for Eurozone growth.
Jan 14, 2019 - Conventional wisdom says that rising interest rates hurt banks.The interest rate floor on savings accounts will prove to be a cushion when rates rise.A +50bps shift in yield curve could aid ING’s NII
Dec 20, 2018 - Sweden's central bank unexpectedly raised its key interest rate for the first time in over seven years on Thursday, as policymakers assessed that inflation was settling around the bank's target of around 2 percent, thus reducing the need for monetary stimulus. The Executive Board raised the repo rate by a quarter-basis points to -0.25 percent, which was the first hike since July 2011.
Dec 19, 2018 -
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Dec 18, 2018 - Germany's business confidence eased for a fourth straight month in December to its lowest level in two years, as businesses were increasingly worried about the political developments in Europe and a slowing global growth, suggesting that the biggest economy in the euro area may slide into a technical recession.
Dec 12, 2018 - Norway's central bank is likely to raise interest rates twice next year, despite the slump in oil prices, ING said Tuesday.
Dec 06, 2018 - When it comes to your retirement savings plan, doing nothing can backfire.
Dec 04, 2018 - Sebastian Siemiatkowski said new regulations and the rise of tech-driven banking players are a recipe for significant competitive pressure on traditional lenders.