Abbreviations glossary

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E

EBA
See
European Banking Authority (EBA)
EBITDA
earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation
EBP
excess bond premium
EBPP
See
Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP; electronic invoicing)
ECA
European Court of Auditors
ECAF
Eurosystem credit assessment framework
ECB
See
European Central Bank (ECB)
ECL
expected credit loss
ECOFIN
Economic and Financial Affairs Council. See
Council of the European Union (EU Council)
ECU
See
European Currency Unit (ECU)
EDF
expected default frequency
EDI
See
electronic data interchange (EDI)
EDIS
European Deposit Insurance Scheme
EDP
See
excessive deficit procedure (EDP)
EDW
European Data Warehouse
EEA
See
European Economic Area (EEA)
EER
See
effective exchange rate (EER) of the euro
EER-19
An effective exchange rate of the euro against the currencies of the nine non-euro area EU Member States and ten of the euro area’s trading partners outside the EU. See also
effective exchange rate (EER) of the euro
EER-38
An effective exchange rate of the euro encompassing the EER-19 and 19 additional countries. See also
effective exchange rate (EER) of the euro
EFC
See
Economic and Financial Committee (EFC)
EFSF
See
European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF)
EFSM
See
European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM)
EIOPA
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
ELMI
See
electronic money institution (ELMI)
EMI
See
European Monetary Institute (EMI)
EMIR
European Market Infrastructure Regulation
EMMS
Euro Money Market Survey
EMS
See
European Monetary System (EMS)
EMU
See
Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)
EMV
An acronym describing the set of specifications developed by the consortium EMVCo, which is promoting the global standardisation of electronic financial transactions – in particular the global interoperability of chip cards. “EMV” stands for “Europay, MasterCard and Visa”.
EONIA
See
euro overnight index average (EONIA)
ERM II
See
exchange rate mechanism II (ERM II)
ERPB
Euro Retail Payments Board
ESA
European Supervisory Authority
ESA 2010
See
European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010)
ESA 95
See
European System of Accounts 1995 (ESA 95)
ESCB
See
European System of Central Banks (ESCB)
ESCG
European Systemic Cyber Group
ESFS
See
European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS)
ESM
See
European Stability Mechanism (ESM)
ESMA
European Securities and Markets Authority
ESRB
See
European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)
ETF
exchange-traded fund
EURIBOR
See
euro interbank offered rate (EURIBOR)