Savings Banks

A savings bank is a financial institution whose primary purpose is accepting savings deposits and paying interest on those deposits. They originated in Europe during the 18th century with the aim of providing access to savings products to all levels in the population. Often associated with social good these early banks were often designed to encourage low-income people to save money and have access to banking services. They were set up by governments or by socially committed groups or organisations such as with credit unions. The structure and legislation took many different forms in different countries over the 20th century. …

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EPRS · 13 October 2021 English

All jurisdictions tailor their prudential policies to bank size, with generally more complex – though not necessarily more stringent – requirements for larger banks. This paper compares such policies in …

Austria; • The German public banks that form the Savings Banks Group (Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe); • The German activities, and took the total of German savings banks and cooperative banks and Austrian Raiffeisen


IMF · 10 September 2021 English

As other emerging economies reliant on tourism (about 25 percent total contribution of tourism-related industries in GDP and employment), Croatia has been hit hard by the pandemic and two devastating …

Excludes other banking institutions (household savings banks, savings and loan cooperatives, and investment


World Bank Group · 25 August 2021 English

Biodiversity loss and associated economic costs are increasingly recognized as a source of financial risks. This paper explores how and to what extent Brazilian banks are exposed to the loss …

banks, investment banks, exchange banks and savings banks that present a total exposure to GDP ratio


World Bank Group · 1 August 2021 English

Biodiversity loss and associated economic costs are increasingly recognized as a source of financial risks. This paper explores how and to what extent Brazilian banks are exposed to the loss …

banks, investment banks, exchange banks and savings banks that present a total exposure to GDP ratio


CEPS · 22 June 2021 English

From the deep Chairman of the Board dark days of the end of March 2020 to the year-end, enormous progress was achieved in combatting the health crisis and its effects, …

Org European Savings Banks (JETRO) Mission of Andorra to the EU GroupWorld Savings Banks Institute (ESBGWSBI)


Parliamentary Library of Australia · 17 June 2021 English

On the last day and in the last hours of the session, without any debate worthy of the occasion, he persuaded both branches of our Legislature to adopt resolutions protesting …

Bills, including one for the amalgamation of Savings Banks, two for local government, a fourth for liquor with as much parade as possible next year. The Savings Banks Bill seems to have been sacrificed to the newspapers earnestly embraced in this country”. As our Savings Banks are overflowing with deposits and our banks Empire, that can surpass these figures? THE SAVINGS BANKS BILL. Probably very few English readers will of the Bill for the amalgamation of our two Savings Banks introduced by the Premier in the first session


European Court of Human Rights · 11 June 2021 English

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complaints by 237 23.06.2016 shareholders in two savings banks which The case concerned the premature were two officer and attempted to kill another one savings banks and not the applicants, who, when they were


Federal Reserve Board · 21 May 2021 English

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commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and savings banks. 6 In Texas, Regions Bank is the 22nd largest commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and savings banks. 6 In Texas, Simmons Bank is the 48th largest


NBER · 13 May 2021 English

We assemble new data on the British and French concessions in Shanghai between 1845 and 1936 to assess the legal origins view of financial development. During this period, two regime …

Zhongguo zhi Chuxu Yinhang Shi (A History of Savings Banks in China). Beijing: Zhishi Chanquan Chubanshe


NBER · 13 May 2021 English

Although the mobilization of savings is an important function of banks and other financial institutions, there is remarkably little evidence that bears on how and how well the financial sector …

nineteenth and early twentieth century, mutual savings banks were the principal, if not the only, formal and Europe in the late-eighteenth century, savings banks were designed to serve the life-cycle and precautionary deposit accounts, savings banks encouraged the keeping of small accounts; some savings banks opened accounts there were just 10 savings banks in the United States; by 1900, 652 savings banks dotted the northeastern northeastern US (Welfling 1968). Savings banks spread from the region’s metropolitan areas into communities


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