Financial Stability Report

Financial Stability Report

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  • Financial Stability Report 46

    November 2023
    • Recent developments and macroprudential policy update  PDF, 953 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English and German  PDF, 186 kB
    • The effects of cost-push inflation on Austrian banks  PDF, 1 MB Wipf.
    • Repricing of bank assets and liabilities in the current rate hike cycle: historical perspective and impact on bank profitability  PDF, 915 kB Breyer, Girsch, Hanzl, Hübler, Steininger, Wittig.
    • Austria’s deposit guarantee scheme – resilient in uncertain times  PDF, 648 kB Eidenberger, Steiner.
    • What do people in Austria think about green finance?  PDF, 924 kB Breitenfellner, Kariem.
    • Key financial indicators  PDF, 285 kB
    • Key financial indicators  XLSX, 25 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 45

    June 2023
    • Financial Stability Report 45 im Überblick  PDF, 252 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 278 kB
    • The economic outlook remains characterized by high and persistent inflationary pressures  PDF, 1.2 MB
    • Austrian borrowers face tighter financing conditions  PDF, 564 kB
    • Austrian banks benefited from rising interest rates in 2022, while nonbanks were hit by the financial market downturn  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • Nontechnical summaries (in English and German)  PDF, 274 kB
    • An analysis of Austrian banks during the high inflation period of the 1970s  PDF, 1.1 MB Breyer, Girsch, Hanzl, Hübler, Steininger, Wittig.
    • Key financial indicators  PDF, 565 kB
    • Key financial indicators  XLSX, 87 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 44

    November 2022
    • Recent Developments  PDF, 752 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries (in English and German)  PDF, 118 kB
    • Financial vulnerabilities and debt at risk of CESEE borrowers: a cross-country analysis  PDF, 859 kB Enzinger, Koch, Riedl.
    • Systemic risks of commercial real estate funding in Austria  PDF, 1.5 MB Liebeg, Liegler.
    • Effects of interest rate and inflation shocks on household vulnerability in Austria: a microsimulation using HFCS data  PDF, 981 kB Albacete, Gerstner, Geyer, Lindner, Prinz, Woharcik.
    • DuPont reloaded: the profitability of the Austrian banking sector and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic  PDF, 595 kB Gruber, Kavan.
    • Key financial indicators  PDF, 210 kB
    • Key financial indicators  XLSX, 91 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 43

    June 2022
    • Financial Stability Report 43 im Überblick (German only)  PDF, 255 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 165 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: war in Ukraine endangers global recovery amid high uncertainty and surging inflation  PDF, 1.1 MB
    • Companies and households in Austria were recovering from the pandemic in 2021  PDF, 880 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries benefited from improved environment in 2021  PDF, 1.3 MB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English  PDF, 147 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in German  PDF, 147 kB
    • Changes in banks’ rating assignments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic  PDF, 1.2 MB Barmeier, Haller.
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  PDF, 354 kB
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  XLSX, 92 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 42

    November 2021
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 180 kB
    • Recent developments  PDF, 1 MB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English  PDF, 293 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in German  PDF, 297 kB
    • OeNB climate risk stress test – modeling a carbon price shock for the Austrian banking sector  PDF, 1.2 MB Guth, Hesse, Königswieser, Krenn, Lipp, Neudorfer, Schneider, Weiss.
    • Supplement to “OeNB climate risk stress test – modeling a carbon price shock for the Austrian banking sector”  PDF, 273 kB Königswieser, Neudorfer, Schneider.
    • Identifying banks with significant negative effects on financial stability in systemic shock scenarios  PDF, 784 kB Eidenberger, Steiner.
    • Nonbank financial intermediation in Austria – an update  PDF, 927 kB Schober-Rhomberg, Trachta, Wicho.
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  PDF, 548 kB
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  XLSX, 93 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 41

    June 2021
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 194 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 247 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: global outlook improved despite divergent recoveries and high uncertainty  PDF, 1.1 MB
    • Nonfinancial corporations and households in Austria strongly affected by the pandemic  PDF, 1.2 MB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries continue to support the economy; precautionary provisioning affected banks’ profits in 2020  PDF, 1.3 MB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English  PDF, 272 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in German  PDF, 284 kB
    • The calm before the storm? Insolvencies during the COVID-19 pandemic  PDF, 1.6 MB Elsinger, Fessler, Kerbl, Schneider, Schürz, Wiesinger.
    • COVID-19-related payment moratoria and public guarantees for loans – stocktaking and outlook  PDF, 1.3 MB Fidesser, Greiner, Ladurner, Mrazova, Schweiger, Spitzer, Woschnagg.
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  PDF, 556 kB
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  XLSX, 92 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 40

    November 2020
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 78 kB
    • Recent developments  PDF, 822 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English and German  PDF, 144 kB
    • Austrian banks’ exposure to climate-related transition risk  PDF, 527 kB Battiston, Guth, Monasterolo, Neudorfer, Pointner.
    • Green finance – opportunities for the Austrian financial sector  PDF, 813 kB Breitenfellner, Hasenhüttl, Lehmann, Tschulik.
    • Modeling the COVID-19 effects on the Austrian economy and banking system  PDF, 993 kB Guth, Lipp, Puhr, Schneider.
    • The Austrian bank branch network from 2000 to 2019 from a spatial perspective  PDF, 3.8 MB Stix.
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  PDF, 231 kB
    • Annex: Key financial indicators  XLSX, 96 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 39

    July 2020
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 51 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 93 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: COVID-19 pandemic sparks severe global downturn  PDF, 242 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: mounting vulnerabilities in the wake of the crisis  PDF, 309 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: banks’ profits remained high, but low interest rates challenged the life insurance sector in 2019  PDF, 695 kB
    • The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on financial stability in Austria – a first assessment  PDF, 942 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English  PDF, 66 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in German  PDF, 77 kB
    • Mapping financial vulnerability in CESEE: understanding risk-bearing capacities of households is key in times of crisis  PDF, 689 kB Albacete, Fessler, Propst.
    • Austrian banks’ lending risk appetite in times of expansive monetary policy and tightening capital regulation  PDF, 824 kB Kerbl, Steiner.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 209 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 38

    December 2019
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 59 kB
    • Recent developments  PDF, 914 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in English  PDF, 88 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries in German  PDF, 93 kB
    • Climate change as a risk to financial stability  PDF, 436 kB Pointner, Ritzberger-Grünwald.
    • Small but buzzing: the Austrian fintech ecosystem  PDF, 468 kB Boss, Richter, Timel, Weiss.
    • The recent upswing in corporate loan growth in Austria – a first risk assessment  PDF, 458 kB Greiner, Steiner, Waschiczek.
    • Nonbank financial intermediation in Austria – developments since 2008  PDF, 737 kB Pöchel, Schober-Rhomberg, Trachta, Wicho.
    • OeNB Macroprudential Policy Conference – Financial stability in 2030: Maintaining effectiveness while reducing regulatory complexity  PDF, 152 kB Posch, Schmitz.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 282 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 37

    June 2019
    • Call for applications: Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship  PDF, 56 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 75 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: global and European growth slows down somewhat as downside risks prevail  PDF, 514 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: income growth supports debt service capacity  PDF, 938 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: bank profits reach another post-crisis high, while insurance sector results are under pressure  PDF, 997 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries (English and German)  PDF, 73 kB
    • Who puts our financial system at risk? A methodological approach to identify banks with potential significant negative effects on financial stability  PDF, 496 kB Eidenberger, Redak, Ubl.
    • Quantifying interest rate risk and the effect of model assumptions behind sight deposits  PDF, 615 kB Kerbl, Simunovic, Wolf.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 297 kB
    • Annex of tables  XLSX, 93 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 36

    November 2018
    • Call for applications: Visiting Research Program  PDF, 51 kB
    • Recent developments  PDF, 447 kB
    • Nontechnical summaries (English and German)  PDF, 102 kB
    • European retail payments market integration and fintech: a case study approach  PDF, 270 kB Allinger.
    • Nonperforming exposures of Austrian banks – decomposing aggregate measures  PDF, 861 kB Bärnthaler, Elsinger, Fessler, Woschnagg.
    • Funding growth and innovation in Austria – financing conditions for SMEs and start-ups  PDF, 686 kB Gassler, Pointner, Ritzberger-Grünwald.
    • Improved own funds levels: effects on banks’ “problem probability”  PDF, 983 kB Kerbl, Leitner.
    • Lending to households in CESEE with regard to Austrian banking subsidiaries and macroprudential measures addressing credit-related risks  PDF, 303 kB Wittenberger.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 180 kB
    • Annex of tables  XLSX, 96 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 35

    June 2018
    • Call for applications: Visitin Research Program  PDF, 53 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 72 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: global and European economies see sustained upswing amid growing risks  PDF, 403 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: improving risk indicators  PDF, 722 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: strong profits, but banks need to further improve structural efficiency  PDF, 680 kB
    • Digitalization in financial services and household finance: fintech, financial literacy and financial stability  PDF, 285 kB Elsinger, Fessler, Feyrer, Richter, Silgoner, Timel.
    • The Russian banking sector: between instability and recovery  PDF, 177 kB Barisitz.
    • One policy to rule them all? On the effectiveness of LTV, DTI and DSTI ratio limits as macroprudential policy tools  PDF, 775 kB Albacete, Fessler, Lindner.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 253 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 34

    December 2017
    • Call for applications: Visiting Research Program  PDF, 1.4 MB
    • Management summary  PDF, 1.5 MB
    • International macroeconomic environment: strengthening global and European growth outlook  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: benign financing conditions  PDF, 2.1 MB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: reaping the benefits of improving market conditions  PDF, 2.2 MB
    • Profitability of Austrian banks ’ domestic business from 1995 to 2016: driving forces, current challenges and future opportunities  PDF, 2.1 MB Ebner, Endlich, Greiner, Gruber, Kavan, Kraihammer, Ohms, Redak, Schober-Rhomberg, Widhalm.
    • Comparability of Basel risk weights in the EU banking sector  PDF, 2 MB Döme, Kerbl.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 1.6 MB
    • Annex of tables  XLSX, 82 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 33

    July 2017
    • Management summary  PDF, 50 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: global growth outlook more favorable  PDF, 407 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: debt levels remain low while interest rate risk persists  PDF, 809 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: banks post strong profits but weaker operating results in 2016  PDF, 840 kB
    • Simulating the impact of borrower-based macroprudential policies on mortgages and the real estate sector in Austria – evidence from the Household Finance and Consumption Survey 2014  PDF, 372 kB Albacete, Lindner.
    • Ukraine’s banking sector: still very weak, but some signs of improvement  PDF, 169 kB Barisitz, Lahnsteiner.
    • What drives Austrian banking subsidiaries’ return on equity in CESEE and how does it compare to their cost of equity?  PDF, 531 kB Gruber, Kavan, Stockert.
    • The resilience of households in bank bail-ins  PDF, 317 kB Lindner, Redak.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 167 kB
    • Annex of tables  XLSX, 79 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 32

    December 2016
    • Management summary  PDF, 72 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: growth outlook in advanced economies remains subdued  PDF, 431 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: financing conditions remain favorable  PDF, 1022 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: structural reforms gain momentum in a challenging environment  PDF, 986 kB
    • The profitability of Austrian banking subsidiaries in CESEE: driving forces, current challenges and opportunities  PDF, 1006 kB Ebner, Endlich, Greiner, Gruber, Hobl, Kavan, Ohms, Redak, Schober-Rhomberg, Stockert, Widhalm, Wittenberger.
    • Banking employment in Austria  PDF, 808 kB Ritzberger-Grünwald, Stiglbauer, Waschiczek.
    • Bail-in: who invests in noncovered debt securities issued by euro area banks?  PDF, 616 kB Pigrum, Reininger, Stern.
    • From low to negative rates: an asymmetric dilemma  PDF, 555 kB Kerbl, Sigmund.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 203 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 134 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 31

    July 2016
    • Management summary  PDF, 70 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: global financial stability risks are rising amid weaker world economy  PDF, 411 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: financing volumes start to rebound  PDF, 837 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: adaptation process continues in the financial sector  PDF, 1 MB
    • The distribution of residential property price changes across homeowners and its implications for financial stability in Austria  PDF, 570 kB Albacete, Fessler, Lindner.
    • Minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – initial assessment for Austrian banks and selected subsidiaries in the EU  PDF, 355 kB Langthaler, Metz, Pechmann, Richter, Rottensteiner, Unterkofler, Weiss.
    • Corporate financing in Austria in the run-up to capital markets union (This study is also available in German)  PDF, 514 kB Elsinger, Köck, Kropp, Waschiczek.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 180 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 107 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 30

    December 2015.
    • Call for applications: Visiting Research Program  PDF, 52 kB
    • Management summary  PDF, 71 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: declining global growth reflects further slowdown in emerging markets and weaker recovery in advanced economies  PDF, 224 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: financing volumes remain low  PDF, 258 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: adapting to a changing environment  PDF, 312 kB
    • Analyzing the systemic risks of alternative investment funds based on AIFMD reporting: a primer  PDF, 177 kB Lehecka, Ubl.
    • The Russian banking sector – heightened risks in a difficult environment  PDF, 2.2 MB Barisitz.
    • Systemic liquidity and macroprudential supervision  PDF, 168 kB Houben, Schmitz, Wedow.
    • Annex of tables  PDF, 197 kB
    • Annex of tables  ZIP, 72 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 117 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 29

    June 2015.
    • Management summary  PDF, 72 kB
    • International macroeconomic environment: modest global recovery amid resurging market volatilities  PDF, 432 kB
    • Corporate and household sectors in Austria: financing conditions remain favorable  PDF, 684 kB
    • Austrian financial intermediaries: a financial system in structural transformation  PDF, 1 MB
    • The profitability of Austrian banks’ subsidiaries in Croatia, Hungary and Romania and how the financial crisis affected their business models  PDF, 697 kB Kavan, Martin.
    • Ukraine: struggling banking sector amid substantial uncertainty  PDF, 507 kB Barisitz, Fungáčová.
    • Foreign currency borrowers in Austria – evidence from the Household Finance and Consumption Survey  PDF, 490 kB Albacete, Lindner.
    • When Austrian banks cross borders  PDF, 565 kB Segalla.
    • Notes  PDF, 135 kB
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 206 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 28

    December 2014.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 72 kB
    • International Macroeconomic Environment: Weaker Global Growth and Geopolitical Tensions Rekindle Financial Sector Volatilities  PDF, 499 kB
    • Corporate and Household Sectors in Austria: Expansion of Debt Remains Muted  PDF, 761 kB
    • Austrian Banks in the Comprehensive Assessment  PDF, 246 kB Fandl, Ferstl.
    • Austrian Subsidiaries’ Profitability in the Czech Republic and Slovakia – CESEE Margins with an Austrian Risk Profile  PDF, 889 kB Kavan, Widhalm.
    • Workshop Summary: Are House Prices Endangering Financial Stability? If So, How Can We Counteract This?  PDF, 145 kB Schneider, Wagner.
    • The Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive and the EU’s Crisis Management Framework: Principles, Interplay with the Comprehensive Assessment and the Consequences for Recapitalizing Credit Institutions in Crisis Situations  PDF, 401 kB Huber, Merc.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 209 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 131 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 27

    June 2014.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 449 kB
    • International Macroeconomic Environment: Economic Momentum Increases but Financial Sector Weaknesses Remain  PDF, 2.2 MB
    • Corporate and Household Sectors in Austria: Debt Servicing Capacity Slightly Improved  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries: Regaining Profitability to Increase Resilience of Crucial Importance  PDF, 2.8 MB
    • The Priorities of Deleveraging in the Euro Area and Austria and Its Implications for CE SEE  PDF, 986 kB Eidenberger, Schmitz, Steiner.
    • Macrofinancial Developments in Ukraine, Russia and Turkey from an Austrian Financial Stability Perspective  PDF, 1.9 MB Barisitz, Lahnsteiner, Widhalm, Wittenberger.
    • Capital Market Development in CESEE and the Need for Further Reform  PDF, 2.4 MB Jäger-Gyovai.
    • Macroprudential Supervision: A Key Lesson from the Financial Crisis  PDF, 2.1 MB Eidenberger, Liebeg, Schmitz, Seliger, Sigmund, Steiner, Strobl, Ubl.
    • Risk-Bearing Capacity of Households – Linking Micro-Level Data to the Macroprudential Toolkit  PDF, 2.3 MB Albacete, Eidenberger, Krenn, Lindner, Sigmund.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 845 kB
    • Annex of Tables  ZIP, 77 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 298 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 26

    December 2013.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 1.2 MB
    • International Macroeconomic Environment: Broadly Stable Macrofinancial Development despite Market Turbulences  PDF, 1.7 MB
    • Corporate and Household Sectors in Austria: Indebtedness Declines  PDF, 1.4 MB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries: Achieving Sustainable Profitability and Strengthening the Capital Base Remain Key Challenges  PDF, 751 kB
    • Macroprudential Policy: A Complementing Pillar in Prudential Supervision – The EU and Austrian Frameworks  PDF, 492 kB Liebeg, Trachta.
    • Quantifying Financial Stability in Austria, New Tools for Macroprudential Supervision  PDF, 1.7 MB Eidenberger, Neudorfer, Sigmund, Stein.
    • Credit Boom in Russia despite Global Woes – Driving Forces and Risks  PDF, 1.5 MB Barisitz.
    • ARNIE in Action: The 2013 FSAP Stress Tests for the Austrian Banking System  PDF, 1.5 MB Feldkircher, Fenz, Ferstl, Krenn, Neudorfer, Puhr, Reininger, Schmitz, Schneider, Siebenbrunner, Sigmund, Spitzer.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 647 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 283 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 25

    June 2013.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 416 kB
    • International Macroeconomic Environment: Central Bank Action Supports Economic Outlook and Reduces Financial Tensions in the Euro Area and in CESEE  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • Corporate and Household Sectors in Austria: Subdued Growth of Indebtedness  PDF, 1017 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries: Further Strengthening of Financial System Is Needed for Sustainable Recovery  PDF, 2.6 MB
    • The Single Supervisory Mechanism within the Banking Union – Novel Features and Implications for Austrian Supervisors and Supervised Entities  PDF, 454 kB Huber, Pföstl.
    • Household Vulnerability in Austria – A Microeconomic Analysis Based on the Household Finance and Consumption Survey  PDF, 1.8 MB Albacete, Lindner.
    • Stress Test Robustness: Recent Advances and Open Problems  PDF, 1.4 MB Breuer, Summer.
    • Macroeconomic, Market and Bank-Specific Determinants of the Net Interest Margin in Austria  PDF, 1.4 MB Gunter, Krenn, Sigmund.
    • Measuring Financial (In)Stability in Emerging Europe: A New Index-Based Approach  PDF, 1.5 MB Jakubík, Slacík.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 708 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 261 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 24

    December 2012.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • International Macroeconomic Environment: Subdued Economic Growth as External Environment Worsens  PDF, 2.4 MB
    • Austria’s Real Economy: Supported by the Low Interest Rate Environment  PDF, 2.4 MB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries: Operating under Elevated Risks to Financial Stability  PDF, 2.1 MB
    • How Do Austrian Banks Fund Their Swiss Franc Exposure?  PDF, 2.4 MB Auer, Kraenzlin, Liebeg.
    • Contagiousness and Vulnerability in the Austrian Interbank Market  PDF, 2.8 MB Puhr, Seliger, Sigmund.
    • Clustering Austrian Banks’ Business Models and Peer Groups in the European Banking Sector  PDF, 2.2 MB Ferstl, Seres.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 1.7 MB
    • Notes  PDF, 126 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 23

    June 2012.
    • Management Summary  PDF, 2.4 MB
    • CESEE: Modest Impact of Sovereign Debt Crisis  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • Austria’s Real Economy: Slight Increase in Corporate Debt  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries Burdened By Difficult International Environment  PDF, 2.5 MB
    • Ukrainian Banks Face Heightened Uncertainty and Challenges  PDF, 2.4 MB Barisitz, Gunter, Lahnsteiner.
    • Risk Buffer Profiles of Foreign Currency Mortgage Holders  PDF, 2.5 MB Albacete, Fessler, Schürz.
    • Intra-Group Cross-Border Credit and Roll-Over Risks in CESEE – Evidence from Austrian Banks  PDF, 2.5 MB Hameter, Lahnsteiner, Vogel.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 1.9 MB
    • Notes  PDF, 1.6 MB


  • Financial Stability Report 22

    December 2011.
    • Developments in the ­Sovereign Dept Crisis Will Be Crucial for Financial Stability  PDF, 1.6 MB
    • Deteriorating Outlook for the World Economy  PDF, 3.1 MB
    • Real Economy’s Risk Position Remains Below Precrisis Level  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • Austrian Financial System Faces a Persistently Difficult Environment  PDF, 2.4 MB
    • Detecting Financial Stability Vulnerabilities in Due Time: Can Simple Indicators Identify a Complex Issue?  PDF, 2.1 MB Neudorfer, Sigmund, Trachta.
    • What Drives Aggregate Credit Risk?  PDF, 2.6 MB Kerbl, Sigmund.
    • The Austrian Insurance Industry in CESEE: Risks and Opportunities from a Financial Stability Point of View  PDF, 1.9 MB Bianchi, Ebner, Korherr, Ubl.
    • Bank Supervision and Resolution: National and International Challenges  PDF, 2 MB Summer.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • Notes  PDF, 1.6 MB
  • Financial Stability Report 21

    June 2011.
    • Austrian Financial Sector Stable in General with Risks in Particular Business Segments  PDF, 3 MB
    • Economic Recovery to Continue, Commodity Price Surge Dampens Growth   PDF, 3 MB
    • Favorable Financing Conditions for Real Economy   PDF, 3.2 MB
    • The Austrian Financial System Has Recovered, Yet Challenges Remain  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • The Road to Basel III – Quantitative Impact Study, the Basel III Framework and Implementation in the EU  PDF, 1.7 MB Gromova-Schneider, Niziolek.
    • Macroprudential Regulation and Supervision: From the Identification of Systemic Risks to Policy Measures  PDF, 2.2 MB Liebeg, Posch.
    • Preserving Macrofinancial Stability in Serbia: Past Legacies, Present Dilemmas and Future Challenges  PDF, 8.8 MB Gardó.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 1.7 MB
    • Notes  PDF, 1.5 MB


  • Financial Stability Report 20

    December 2010.
    • EU Support Measures Underpin Fragile Recovery – Financial Markets Still Face Challenges  PDF, 237 kB
    • Fragile Post-Recession Recovery  PDF, 1.4 MB
    • Financing Conditions Stabilize for Real Economy   PDF, 788 kB
    • Recovery of Austrian Financial System on Course, while Overall Conditions Remain Difficult  PDF, 588 kB
    • Foreign Currency Lending in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: The Case of Austrian Banks  PDF, 456 kB Pann, Seliger, Übeleis.
    • Russian Banks on the Route of Fragile Recovery  PDF, 760 kB Barisitz, Lahnsteiner.
    • The Economic Impact of Measures Aimed at Strengthening Bank Resilience – Estimates for Austria  PDF, 906 kB Kopp, Ragacs, Schmitz.
    • The Economics of Bank Insolvency, Restructuring and Recapitalization  PDF, 697 kB Elsinger, Summer.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 337 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 146 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 19

    June 2010.
    • Fragile Recovery of Austria's Financial System  PDF, 1.5 MB
    • Return to Growth  PDF, 2.3 MB
    • Real Economy Financing Remains Weighed Down by Crisis  PDF, 1.7 MB
    • Austria's Financial System Benefits from Improvement in Eastern Europe, but Economic Environment Remains Challenging  PDF, 1.8 MB
    • From Stormy Expansion to Riding out the Storm: Banking Development in Kazakhstan  PDF, 1.7 MB Barisitz, Lahnsteiner.
    • Stress Testing Austrian Households  PDF, 2 MB Albacete, Fessler.
    • Effects of the Payment Services Act on the Austrian Financial Market  PDF, 1.9 MB Freitag, Schimka.
    • Assessing the Relevance of Austrian Investment Companies and Mutual Funds for Financial Stability  PDF, 1.8 MB Kavan, Sedlacek, Seliger, Ubl.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 1.7 MB
    • Notes  PDF, 1.6 MB


  • Financial Stability Report 18

    December 2009.
    • Government and Central Bank Support Measures Make an Impact  PDF, 40 kB
    • Abatement of Global Crisis  PDF, 686 kB
    • Decline in Real Economy's Financing Volumes  PDF, 189 kB
    • The Financial Sector Benefits from Improvement in Financial Markets  PDF, 391 kB
    • Recent Developments in the Austrian Banking System's Liquidity Situation and the International Regulatory Debate  PDF, 99 kB Schmitz, Weidenholzer.
    • Investor Commitment Tested by Deep Crisis: Banking Development in Ukraine  PDF, 133 kB Barisitz, Lahnsteiner.
    • The Austrian Insurance Industry from a Financial Stability Perspective: an Analysis of the Period from 2002 to 2008  PDF, 255 kB Ebner, Ubl.
    • Quantifying the Cyclicality of Regulatory Capital – First Evidence from Austria  PDF, 202 kB Kerbl, Sigmund.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 188 kB
    • Notes  PDF, 84 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 17

    June 2009.
    • Foreword  PDF, 34 kB
    • From Financial Crisis to Global Economic Crisis  PDF, 35 kB
    • Global Financial and Economic Crisis Hits Eastern Europe  PDF, 336 kB
    • Financial Crisis Hits the Real Economy  PDF, 177 kB
    • The Financial Crisis Takes Its Toll on the Austrian Financial System  PDF, 291 kB
    • A Review of the Impact of the Crisis on Austria’s Financial Sector  PDF, 153 kB Schürz, Schwaiger, Übeleis.
    • EU Bank Packages: Objectives and Potential Conflicts of Objectives  PDF, 235 kB Posch, Schmitz, Weber.
    • Modeling Credit Risk through the Austrian Business Cycle: An Update of the OeNB Model  PDF, 378 kB Boss, Fenz, Pann, Puhr, Schneider, Ubl.
    • Direct Cross-Border Lending by Austrian Banks to Eastern Europe  PDF, 304 kB Puhr, Schwaiger, Sigmund.
    • Banking and Financial Stability in Russia and the Euro Area amid International Financial Market Turbulences  PDF, 305 kB Barisitz, Ebner, Lahnsteiner, Pann.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 143 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 16

    December 2008.
    • Difficult Environment for Austria’s Financial System  PDF, 77 kB
    • Financial Crisis Increases Risk of Recession   PDF, 289 kB
    • Financial Crisis Affects Real Economy Sectors   PDF, 236 kB
    • Continued Financial Turmoil Clouds Outlook for Austrian Financial Intermediaries   PDF, 386 kB
    • The Refinancing Structure of Banks in Selected CESEE Countries  PDF, 335 kB Walko.
    • ICAAP Implementation in Austria’s Major Banks   PDF, 196 kB Woschnagg.
    • The Austrian Carry Trade: What Are the Characteristics of Households Borrowing in Foreign Currency?   PDF, 637 kB Beer, Ongena, Peter.
    • An Analysis of Credit to the Household Sector in Austria   PDF, 305 kB Fritzer, Reiss.
    • Corporate Governance and Credit Institutions   PDF, 183 kB Sauerzopf.
    • Annex of Tables   PDF, 151 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 15

    June 2008.
    • Austria’s Financial System Faces Difficult Conditions  PDF, 42 kB
    • Continued Financial Turmoil Dampens Global Economic Outlook  PDF, 367 kB
    • Financing Conditions Have Tightened for the Real Economy Sectors  PDF, 199 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries Perform Well despite Financial Market Turbulence  PDF, 375 kB
    • Stress Tests for the Austrian FSAP Update 2007: Methodology, Scenarios and Results  PDF, 296 kB Boss, Fenz, Krenn, Pann, Puhr, Scheiber, Schmitz, Schneider, Ubl.
    • Systemically Important Accounts, Network Topology and Contagion in ARTIS  PDF, 5.1 MB Boss, Krenn, Metz, Puhr, Schmitz.
    • Is Current Capital Regulation Based on Conservative Risk Assessment?  PDF, 206 kB Breuer, Jandacka, Rheinberger, Summer.
    • Walking the Tightrope: A First Glance on the Impact of the Recent Global Financial Market Turbulence on Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe  PDF, 582 kB Gardó, Hildebrandt, Walko.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 199 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 14

    December 2007.
    • Austria’s Financial System Continues to Perform Well in a Difficult Environment  PDF, 53 kB
    • Global Growth Continues until Mid-2007, but Downside Risks Increase  PDF, 463 kB
    • Financing Conditions Have Tightened for the Real Economy Sectors  PDF, 205 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries Develop Dynamically Despite Turbulent Environment  PDF, 431 kB
    • Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Central and Eastern Europe  PDF, 301 kB Liebeg, Schwaiger.
    • Banking in Belarus – On a Trajectory of its Own?  PDF, 220 kB Barisitz.
    • Indicators for Analyzing the Risk Exposure of Enterprises and Households  PDF, 167 kB Beer, Waschiczek.
    • Quantitative Validation of Rating Models for Low Default Portfolios through Benchmarking  PDF, 224 kB Pföstl, Ricke.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 219 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 13

    June 2007.
    • Framework Conditions for the Austrian Financial System Remain Favorable  PDF, 47 kB
    • International Environment Continues to be Favorable in General, but Risk Factors Remain  PDF, 405 kB
    • Stable Financial Position of the Real Economy Sectors  PDF, 189 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries Benefit from the Benign Economic Climate  PDF, 353 kB
    • Banking Efficiency and Foreign Ownership in Transition: Is There Evidence of a Cream-Skimming Effect?  PDF, 269 kB Borovicka.
    • The Concept of Capital within the Framework of Basel II  PDF, 204 kB Pföstl.
    • Demographic Change, Bank Strategy and Financial Stability  PDF, 185 kB Schmitz.
    • Stress Testing the Exposure of Austrian Banks in Central and Eastern Europe  PDF, 311 kB Boss, Krenn, Puhr, Schwaiger.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 209 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 12

    December 2006.
    • Austrian Financial System Benefits from Good Economic Conditions  PDF, 55 kB
    • Robust International Economy Fuels Recovery of Financial Markets Following Corrections in Spring  PDF, 467 kB
    • Financing Conditions for the Real Sector Deteriorate Marginally  PDF, 227 kB
    • Austria’s Financial Intermediaries Are on a Dynamic Growth Path  PDF, 314 kB
    • Booming, but Risky: The Ukrainian Banking Sector – Hot Spot for Foreign Strategic Investors  PDF, 192 kB Barisitz.
    • Modeling Dependent Credit Risks for Application to Off-Site Banking Supervision  PDF, 353 kB Glogova, Warnung.
    • Austrian Banks’ Lending and Loan Pricing Strategies against the Background of Basel II  PDF, 170 kB Jäger, Redak.
    • Determinants of the Interest Rate Margins of Austrian Banks  PDF, 278 kB Liebeg, Schwaiger.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 198 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 11

    June 2006.
    • Growing Financial Market Volatility  PDF, 148 kB
    • Robust International Economy in a More Volatile Financial Environment  PDF, 500 kB
    • Good Financial Position of the Real Economy Sectors  PDF, 538 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries’ Business Develops Well  PDF, 541 kB
    • Main Features of Recent Banking Sector Developments in Selected Southeastern European Countries  PDF, 316 kB Backé, Reininger.
    • Systemic Risk Monitor: A Model for Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing of Banking Systems  PDF, 1.5 MB Boss, Krenn, Puhr, Summer.
    • Operational Risk and Contagion in the Austrian Large-Value Payment System ARTIS  PDF, 323 kB Elsenhuber, Puhr, Schmitz.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 349 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 10

    December 2005.
    • Austrian Financial System in Good Shape  PDF, 108 kB
    • International Environment Fraught with Increased Downside Risks  PDF, 312 kB
    • Increasing Capital Market Orientation of the Real Economy Sectors  PDF, 755 kB
    • Austria’s Financial Intermediaries Develop Dynamically  PDF, 358 kB
    • Payment Institutions – Potential Implications of the New Category of Payment Service Providers for the Austrian Financial Market  PDF, 221 kB Elsenhuber, Schimka.
    • The Exposure of Austrian Banks to Hedge Funds: Survey Results and Regulatory Aspects  PDF, 264 kB Endlich, Schwaiger, Stöffler.
    • Capital Market-Oriented Financing Prospects for Austrian SMEs  PDF, 252 kB Halling, Zechner.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 207 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 9

    June 2005.
    • Austria's Financial System Has Further Improved Its Resilience to Crises  PDF, 59 kB
    • International Environment Increasingly Fraught with Risk  PDF, 235 kB
    • Financial Position of Real Economy Sectors Strengthened  PDF, 151 kB
    • Austrian Financial Intermediaries in Good Shape  PDF, 212 kB
    • The Consistency of Self-Declared Hedge Fund Styles — A Return-Based Analysis with Self-Organizing Maps  PDF, 177 kB Baghai-Wadj, El-Berry, Klocker, Schwaiger.
    • Institutional Determinants of Equity Financing in Austria  PDF, 169 kB Dirschmid, Waschiczek.
    • Demographic Developments, Funded Pension Provision and Financial Stability  PDF, 172 kB Schmitz.
    • The Croatian Banking System  PDF, 153 kB Reininger, Walko.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 109 kB


  • Financial Stability Report 8

    December 2004.
    • International Environment  PDF, 186 kB
    • Financial Intermediaries in Austria  PDF, 186 kB
    • The Real Economy in Austria  PDF, 118 kB
    • Credit and Deposit Interest Rate Margins in Four New EU Member States  PDF, 130 kB Reininger.
    • Banking Efficiency in Central and Eastern Europe  PDF, 137 kB Rossi, Schwaiger, Winkler.
    • The Bulgarian Financial Sector  PDF, 117 kB
    • Supervision of Financial Conglomerates  PDF, 78 kB Stöffler.
    • Annex of Tables  PDF, 81 kB
  • Financial Stability Report 7

    June 2004.
    • International Environment  PDF, 217 kB
    • Financial Intermediaries in Austria  PDF, 204 kB
    • The Real Economy and Financial Stability in Austria  PDF, 153 kB
    • New Approaches to Banking Analysis in Austria  PDF, 121 kB Bauer, Hayden.
    • Innovative Credit Risk Transfer Instruments and Financial Stability in Austria  PDF, 135 kB Redak, Weiss.
    • An Empirical Analysis of the Network Structure of the Austrian Interbank Market  PDF, 723 kB Boss, Elsinger, Summer, Thurner.
    • The Transformation of the Romanian Financial and Banking Sector  PDF, 164 kB Barisitz.


  • Financial Stability Report 6

    December 2003.
    • International Environment  PDF, 187 kB
    • Financial Intermediaries in Austria  PDF, 193 kB
    • The Real Economy and Financial Stability in Austria 11/2003  PDF, 147 kB
    • Systemic Risk Factors in the Insurance Industry and Methods for Risk Assessment  PDF, 120 kB Krenn, Oschischnig.
    • The Third Quantitative Impact Study (Basel II)  PDF, 135 kB Tscherteu.
    • Cultural Risk and Risk Culture: Operational Risk after Basel I  PDF, 155 kB Buchelt, Unteregger.
  • Financial Stability Report 5

    June 2003.
    • Financial Intermediaries in Austria  PDF, 238 kB
    • The Real Economy and Financial Stability in Austria 04/2003  PDF, 158 kB
    • Basel II, Procyclicality and Credit Growth - First Conclusions from QIS 3  PDF, 179 kB Redak, Tscherteu.
    • Calibration of Rating Systems - A First Analysis  PDF, 167 kB Breinlinger, Glogova, Höger.
    • Overview of Austrian Banks Internal Credit Rating Systems  PDF, 159 kB Datschetzky, Straka, Wukovits.
    • Credit Derivatives - Overview and Implications for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability  PDF, 178 kB Scheicher.


  • Financial Stability Report 4

    December 2002.
  • Financial Stability Report 3

    June 2002.
    • A New Approach to Assessing the Risk of Interbank Loans  PDF, 642 kB Elsinger, Lehar, Summer.
    • Determinants of Initial Public Offerings - A European Time-Series Cross-Section Analysis  PDF, 596 kB Breinlinger, Glogova.
    • Financial Intermediaries in Austria  PDF, 582 kB
    • International  PDF, 601 kB
    • Macroeconomic Stress Testing: Preliminary Evidence for Austria  PDF, 574 kB Kalirai, Scheicher.
    • The Real Economy and Financial Stability in Austria 05/2002  PDF, 552 kB