PRESS RELEASE

Publication of euro bond market study 2004

3 December 2004

The European Central Bank (ECB) is today publishing a report entitled “The euro bond market study 2004”.

The report contains the results of an analysis of developments in the euro bond market since 2001, carried out by experts from the ECB and the national central banks of the European Union in the context of the regular monitoring activities of the European System of Central Banks. This analysis follows up on a similar study on the euro bond market, the results of which were published on 20 July 2001.

The 2004 report is available on the ECB’s website. Hard copies can also be obtained by writing to the ECB’s Press and Information Division at the address below.

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