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  1. 3 June 2022 : Access to basic bank services for Ukranian refugees in Italy - Ukrainian text

    Information on opening a basic account for Ukrainian refugees in the Italian national territory is available in the Ukrainian language. Access to basic bank services for Ukranian refugees in Italy Доступ до основних банківських послуг для біженців з [...]

  2. 11 February 2022 : Stock market, stormy weather on the way from overseas? This is a good time to remember a few basic rules for prudent investing

    A big chill hit the American stock markets in January. The S&P 500, the index of the largest American companies, closed out the month down by 5.3 per cent, its worst performance since March 2020. The NASDAQ Composite Index, representative of the tech [...]

  3. 31 December 2021 : Year 2022 is here. Happy birthday, Euro!

    On 1 January 2002 we began to carry in our pockets a brand new currency. Do you remember? We got into the habit of converting the prices newly expressed in euros into their lira equivalents; some of us did it by rounding ('a euro is more or less 2,000 [...]

  4. 9 May 2022 : A new calculator on our website: the cost of the remittances

    Sending or transferring money abroad without spending a fortune is not easy, especially when small payments are involved. This is the case, for example, of migrants' remittances, that is, the part of a foreign worker's income that is saved and sent to [...]

  5. 2 May 2022 : Short-, medium- and long-term in financial investments

    Perhaps these terms are ambiguous, but they are useful for choosing the best way to invest your savings, above all when uncertainty on the financial markets increases, as is currently the case. If you are trying to get an idea of how to invest your [...]

  6. 25 March 2022 : Our window on the green universe! The Bank of Italy marks Earth Hour with a new explainer on sustainable finance

    Earth Hour is a global grassroots movement that started in 2007 with a symbolic one-hour-long lights-out event. It aims to unite ordinary people, institutions and businesses in their shared desire to deliver a more sustainable future for the world and to [...]