PRESS RELEASE

Publication of the indicative calendar of reserve maintenance periods for 2006

4 August 2005

The European Central Bank (ECB) is today publishing the indicative calendar of reserve maintenance periods for 2006.

The calendar takes into account the 2006 schedule for meetings of the ECB’s Governing Council (published on 18 May 2005) and the indicative calendar for the Eurosystem’s tender operations in 2006 (see the ECB’s press release published today).

Indicative calendar of reserve maintenance periods for 2006

Relevant Governing Council meeting Start of maintenance period End of maintenance period Reserve base data for credit institutions reporting monthly Reserve base data for credit institutions reporting quarterly Length of the maintenance period (days)
12 January 2006 18 January 2006 7 February 2006 November 2005 September 2005 21
2 February 2006 8 February 2006 7 March 2006 December 2005 September 2005 28
2 March 2006 8 March 2006 11 April 2006 January 2006 December 2005 35
6 April 2006 12 April 2006 9 May 2006 February 2006 December 2005 28
4 May 2006 10 May 2006 14 June 2006 March 2006 December 2005 36
8 June 2006 15 June 2006 11 July 2006 April 2006 March 2006 27
6 July 2006 12 July 2006 8 August 2006 May 2006 March 2006 28
3 August 2006 9 August 2006 5 September 2006 June 2006 March 2006 28
31 August 2006 6 September 2006 10 October 2006 July 2006 June 2006 35
5 October 2006 11 October 2006 7 November 2006 August 2006 June 2006 28
2 November 2006 8 November 2006 12 December 2006 September 2006 June 2006 35
7 December 2006 13 December 2006 16 January 2007 October 2006 September 2006 35

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