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Finnish banks offer extra grace periods – opportunity already taken by 63,000 households and 12,000 companieshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finnish-banks-grace-periods-already-taken-by-63000-households-12000-companies.aspxFinnish banks offer extra grace periods – opportunity already taken by 63,000 households and 12,000 companies9.4.2020 7:33:00<div class="ExternalClass6A9C1B1BEB39492C884EFE987D83E943"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">To help businesses and households struggling in the coronavirus crisis, Finnish banks offer extra flexibility for loan repayments. As many as 63,000 private customers and 12,000 companies have already sent banks applications for extra grace periods. The figures are based on a survey sent to Finnish banks by the FFI on 6 April 2020.</span><br></p></div>1

 

 

Coronavirus shutdowns only rarely covered by business interruption insurancehttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/BI-insurance-rarely-covers-coronavirus-shutdowns.aspxCoronavirus shutdowns only rarely covered by business interruption insurance31.3.2020 6:44:00<div class="ExternalClass108A072E560B49C8A1C6ED2E1E234CA4"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Restaurants and cafes shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic are not generally eligible for compensations from business interruption insurance policies. Only a small number of policies may, to a limited extent, compensate for business interruption when all restaurants and cafes are closed under emergency law. The insurances are built for normal circumstances and cannot cover all business operations. Now is the time to have a close read through the terms and conditions of your own policies.</span><br></p></div>2

 

 

Virtual and central bank digital currencies discussed in FFI's online seminarhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Virtual-and-central-bank-digital-currencies-discussed-in-FFI's-online-seminar.aspxVirtual and central bank digital currencies discussed in FFI's online seminar8.4.2020 6:01:00<div class="ExternalClass7D747B0009C0426CBF5C957CCF0836A9"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Finance Finland’s latest mini-seminar was arranged as an online only event due to the coronavirus situation. FFI invited Aleksi Grym from the Bank of Finland to discuss central bank digital currencies, and Hanna Heiskanen from the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority to discuss virtual currencies. </span><br></p></div>3

 

 

Ritakallio: Government’s economic package is highly necessary – Finnish financial sector shoulders its responsibilitieshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Ritakallio-Government’s-economic-package-is-highly-necessary-–-Finnish-financial-sector-shoulders-its-responsibilities.aspxRitakallio: Government’s economic package is highly necessary – Finnish financial sector shoulders its responsibilities20.3.2020 10:45:00<div class="ExternalClassD0FA58C91BE640FBAE5D56664EE78B03"><span style="font-size:18.2px;">The Finnish financial sector welcomes the economic package approved by Sanna Marin’s government on 20 March as an absolutely essential measure for relieving the financial distress of Finnish households and businesses.</span><br></div>4

 

 

Finns' financial literacy at a high level – more studies neededhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finns-financial-literacy-at-a-high-level-but-more-studies-needed.aspxFinns' financial literacy at a high level – more studies needed8.4.2020 6:31:00<div class="ExternalClass06E37E6715FB443F82376E8DCC155028"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The Finnish level of financial literacy looks good in international comparison, but comparative studies have also revealed gaps in Finns’ economic knowledge and behaviour. These findings were published by the Bank of Finland in a recent report which analysed a number of Finnish and international studies. There is now need for domestic long-term study of financial literacy.</span><br></p></div>5

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Finnish banks offer extra grace periods – opportunity already taken by 63,000 households and 12,000 companieshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finnish-banks-grace-periods-already-taken-by-63000-households-12000-companies.aspxFinnish banks offer extra grace periods – opportunity already taken by 63,000 households and 12,000 companies9.4.2020 7:37:359.4.2020 7:33:00
Finns' financial literacy at a high level – more studies neededhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Finns-financial-literacy-at-a-high-level-but-more-studies-needed.aspxFinns' financial literacy at a high level – more studies needed9.4.2020 7:39:568.4.2020 6:31:00
Virtual and central bank digital currencies discussed in FFI's online seminarhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Virtual-and-central-bank-digital-currencies-discussed-in-FFI's-online-seminar.aspxVirtual and central bank digital currencies discussed in FFI's online seminar9.4.2020 7:39:358.4.2020 6:01:00
Coronavirus shutdowns only rarely covered by business interruption insurancehttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/BI-insurance-rarely-covers-coronavirus-shutdowns.aspxCoronavirus shutdowns only rarely covered by business interruption insurance8.4.2020 6:14:2631.3.2020 6:44:00
Ritakallio: Government’s economic package is highly necessary – Finnish financial sector shoulders its responsibilitieshttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Ritakallio-Government’s-economic-package-is-highly-necessary-–-Finnish-financial-sector-shoulders-its-responsibilities.aspxRitakallio: Government’s economic package is highly necessary – Finnish financial sector shoulders its responsibilities31.3.2020 6:50:3720.3.2020 10:45:00
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