The Bank of Finland Museum programme for spring 2019 focuses on economic forecasts, reference rates, the housing market, money laundering and supervision of the financial sector.

The events are open to all and are free of charge. They are held on the premises of the Bank of Finland Museum at Snellmaninkatu 2, Helsinki. As a rule, the events start at 17.00 and are held in Finnish, unless otherwise specified.

Tuesday 12 February  Euribor and ESTER – Know your reference rates
Joonas Koukkunen, Senior Market Analyst, Bank of Finland

Tuesday 26 February  Housing markets and indebtedness
Aino Silvo, Economist, Bank of Finland

Friday 15 March  Global economy under turbulence; how is the euro area faring?
Hanna Freystätter, Head of Division, presents the Bank of Finland’s latest assessment of monetary policy and the global economy.

Tuesday 9 April  Talouskirja Nyt discussion series: Vaurastumisen vuodet – Suomen taloushistoria teollistumisen jälkeen (‘The prosperous years – Finland’s economic history since industrialisation’)
Juuso Vanhala, Adviser, interviews the author of the book, Adjunct Professor and Specialist Researcher Matti Hannikainen.

Tuesday 23 April  How are banks supervised in the EU?
Jyri Helenius, Deputy Director General, Financial Supervisory Authority

Thursday 9 May  Assessment of Finland’s financial stability and related vulnerabilities
Paavo Miettinen, Head of Division, Bank of Finland

Tuesday 21 May  Money laundering curtailed by supervision
The Financial Supervisory Authority’s role in the prevention of money laundering
Viivi Jantunen, Risk Specialist, Financial Supervisory Authority

Tuesday 11 June  Forecast for the Finnish economy
Meri Ostbaum, acting Head of Forecasting, presents the latest Bank of Finland forecast for the Finnish economy.

For further information, please contact Jaakko Koskentola, Curator of the Bank of Finland Museum, tel. +358 9 183 2607, and Richard Brander, Senior Communications Specialist, tel. +358 9 183 2206.

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