Statement from the 12th meeting of the Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska

14. 07. 2015 | Press Release of the NBS

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (14 July) held its 12th meeting of 2015, which was chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor.

The Bank Board approved the "Quarterly commentary on macroprudential policy - July 2015".

The Bank Board decided to set the countercyclical capital buffer rate at 0 %.

The Bank Board approved a Decree of Národná banka Slovenska on solvency in regard to insurance undertakings that are not subject to a special regime and in regard to reinsurance undertakings, branches of foreign insurance undertakings and branches of foreign reinsurance undertakings.

The Bank Board approved the announcement of the issuance of a €2 commemorative coin featuring the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ľudovít Štúr.

Due to be issued in October 2015, the commemorative coin will have the same technical parameters as normal €2 coins and will be legal tender in Slovakia and the rest of the euro area. Its national side was designed by Ivan Řehák. The coin is being produced by the Kremnica Mint with a total issuing volume of one million coins.

The Bank Board approved the announcement of the issuance of a €10 silver collector coin featuring the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ľudovít Štúr.

The euro collector coin, weighing 18 g and measuring 34 mm in diameter, was designed by Štefan Novotný and is being produced by the Kremnica Mint from an alloy containing 90% silver and 10% copper. The coin is due to go on sale in October 2015.

Jana Kováčová
Head of the Press and Editorial Section

 

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