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Obserwator Finansowy features views and analysis of economy in Poland and other countries, written by some of the best journalists, economists and analysts. Our mission is to share knowledge of economics and financial markets in the world.

Obserwator Finansowy is a project under aegis of the Poland’s central bank, Narodowy Bank Polski. We have published thousands of articles about the Polish and global economy. Our journalists have conducted hundreds of interviews with Nobel laureates, distinguished economists, business leaders and politicians with views across the political spectrum.

In this section you can find selected articles in English.

The global banking sector in the pandemic

The global banking sector in the pandemic

Witold Gadomski
BaaS — banking without a license

BaaS — banking without a license

Mirosław Ciesielski
The pandemic did not affect the profits of the Ukrainian banks

The pandemic did not affect the profits of the Ukrainian banks

Michał Kozak
Europe points finger at “high-risk countries”

Europe points finger at “high-risk countries”

Filip Brokeš
Polish banks are well prepared for the consequences of the pandemic

Polish banks are well prepared for the consequences of the pandemic

Piotr Rosik
In Europe ultimate beneficial owners are still mainly hidden

In Europe ultimate beneficial owners are still mainly hidden

Filip Brokeš
The gold rush

The gold rush

Vedran Obućina
Quantitative Easing — not as bad as it’s made out to be

Quantitative Easing — not as bad as it’s made out to be

Piotr Kalisz
Technological (r)evolution in the banking sector

Technological (r)evolution in the banking sector

Adam Głogowski, Tomasz Gromek, Paweł Pisany
The payments industry will change after the pandemic

The payments industry will change after the pandemic

Mirosław Ciesielski