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Amendment of the indicative calendar for the Eurosystem's tender operations in 2002

14 September 2001

Frankfurt, 14 September 2001

In order to ensure consistency between the debiting scheme for euro banknotes and coins frontloaded to credit institutions or to their appointed agents, as defined in Article 9 of the Guideline of the European Central Bank of 10 January 2001 adopting certain provisions on the 2002 cash changeover (ECB/2001/1), and the indicative calendar for the Eurosystem's tender operations in 2002 (published on 23 August 2001), an amendment has been made to the indicative tender calendar (see the annex, pdf 39 kB).

The first main refinancing operation of 2002 will now be announced on 28 December 2001, and allotted and settled on 2 January 2002.

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