ABS – Asset backed securities
AQR – Asset Quality Review
ECB – European Central Bank
EPS – Earnings per share
Euro area/Eurozone – The economic and monetary union of 18 European Union member states that have adopted the euro as their common currency
EU – European Union, an economic and political union of 28 member states
GDP – Gross Domestic Product
HICP - Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices
LTRO – Long Term Refinancing Operation
OMT – Outright Monetary Transactions



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