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We regularly publish analyses on the development of the deposit market and provide insights on the challenges that both banks and savers are facing in the deposits business.

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May 18, 2020
European deposit market defies Corona crisis
Our analysis based on data from the European Central Bank shows that even in the month of the coronavirus outbreak in March 2020, the volume of deposits in the eurozone continued to rise.
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April 21, 2020
Ten years of low interest rates cost Swiss investors more than CHF 40 billion
Since 2008, the Swiss have seen their annual interest income fall from CHF 740 to just CHF 90. Savers have thus lost more than 40 billion euros in interest payments.
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January 21, 2020
Negative interest payments to the ECB rise to 25 billion euros
At the end of 2019, the ECB introduced a graduated interest rate to ease the burden on banks. An initial analysis shows that southern European banks in particular will benefit from the new instrument.
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October 05, 2019
Current accounts and call money: Germans prefer to remain flexible
Germans are hoarding more and more money in their current accounts. At the same time, the volume of overnight money is also increasing – even if for the first time the number of accounts decreased.
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June 06, 2019
Negative interest costs European banks 21 million euros a day
Last year, European banks had to pay around 4 percent of their pre-tax earnings to the ECB in the form of negative interest rates. German, French and Dutch banks carry the highest burden.

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