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Eurosystem Collateral Policy and Framework — Post-Lehman Time as a New Collateral Space

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  • Ansgar Belke

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Collateral plays a central role in monetary policy. In recent years, its importance has increased as uncollateralised inter-bank borrowing has gradually been replaced by collateralised central bank lending. This has in turn affected collateral availability and the need for high-quality assets. The European Central Bank has reacted to this development by creating a series of different measures to broaden collateral availability, including changing the eligibility rules (e.g. reducing rating thresholds for certain asset classes) or extending the eligible assets (e.g. allowing national central banks to accept bank loans as collateral). In the context of these developments, this article assesses and comments on various aspects of the Eurosystem collateral policy and overall framework. In particular, it examines the economic implications of the current ECB collateral policy for asset allocation and relative asset price developments from a cross-country perspective. Copyright ZBW and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

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  • Ansgar Belke, 2015. "Eurosystem Collateral Policy and Framework — Post-Lehman Time as a New Collateral Space," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer;German National Library of Economics;Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), vol. 50(2), pages 82-90, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:intere:v:50:y:2015:i:2:p:82-90
    DOI: 10.1007/s10272-015-0529-z
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    1. Bindseil, Ulrich & Corsi, Marco & Sahel, Benjamin & Visser, Ad, 2017. "The Eurosystem collateral framework explained," Occasional Paper Series 189, European Central Bank.
    2. Jakob Korbinian Eberl, 2016. "The Collateral Framework of the Eurosystem and Its Fiscal Implications," ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 69, April.
    3. repec:bla:scotjp:v:65:y:2018:i:4:p:328-349 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Jens Klose, 2018. "Determinants of the Eurosystem's Central Banks Provisions," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 65(4), pages 328-349, September.

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