Press releases published in 2012

19/12/2012
ECB announces change in eligibility of debt instruments issued or guaranteed by the Greek government
18/12/2012
Distribution of responsibilities among the Members of the Executive Board of the ECB
17/12/2012
ECB publishes the Euro money market study 2012
14/12/2012
Financial Stability Review 
December 2012
13/12/2012
ECB President Mario Draghi welcomes the agreement on the SSM
13/12/2012
ECB extends the existing swap arrangements with other central banks
12/12/2012
ECB publishes consolidated banking data for end-June 2012
08/12/2012
Eurosystem and Latin American central banks hold sixth high-level seminar

06/12/2012
ECB announces details of refinancing operations with settlement in the period from 16 January to 9 July 2013
06/12/2012
Monetary policy decisions
29/11/2012
Oversight expectations for links between retail payment systems
28/11/2012
BIS, ECB and IMF publish third part of “Handbook on Securities Statistics”
28/11/2012
ECB publishes amendments of the General Documentation
27/11/2012
ECB announces rescheduling of loan-level data reporting requirements
19/11/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Sixth Review Mission to Portugal
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15/11/2012
Closing of the EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS of the ECB– France 2012
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08/11/2012
Eurosystem to introduce second series of euro banknotes – the “Europa” series
08/11/2012
Monetary policy decisions
07/11/2012
Launch of the second Generation €uro Students’ Award
02/11/2012
Report on the results of the survey on the access to finance of SMEs in the euro area – April to September 2012
31/10/2012
Ending of covered bond purchase programme 2 (CBPP2)
31/10/2012
Results of the October 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area
30/10/2012
ECB and Bank of Russia sign a Memorandum of Understanding
30/10/2012
Macro-prudential Research Network reviews findings after two years’ work
30/10/2012
ECB publishes structural financial indicators for 2011
26/10/2012
Statement by the EC and the ECB following the conclusion of the first review of the financial assistance programme for Spain
25/10/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
19/10/2012
New Director General Communications and Language Services
17/10/2012
Opening of the EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS OF THE ECB – France 2012

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08/10/2012
ECB publishes the 2012 Structural Issues Report on “Euro area labour markets and the crisis”
04/10/2012
Monetary policy decisions
01/10/2012
New ECB report examines the costs of making payments in the European Union
28/09/2012
ECB welcomes announcement by Spanish authorities on bottom-up stress test
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28/09/2012
ECB publishes the results of the Euro Money Market Survey 2012
20/09/2012
ECB celebrates topping out of its new premises
12/09/2012
EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS of the ECB – France 2012
17 October to 14 November
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12/09/2012
ECB extends the swap facility agreement 
with the Bank of England
12/09/2012
ECB welcomes Commission’s proposal for a single supervisory mechanism
11/09/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the fifth review mission to Portugal
11/09/2012
Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic visits the ECB
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10/09/2012
Payment Statistics for 2011
06/09/2012
Measures to preserve collateral availability
06/09/2012
Technical features of Outright Monetary Transactions
06/09/2012
Monetary policy decisions
23/08/2012
ECB publishes consolidated banking data for 2011
20/08/2012
ECB Charity Initiative
03/08/2012
ECB publishes book entitled “Central bank statistics as a servant of two separate mandates – price stability and mitigation of systemic risk”
03/08/2012
ECB’s environmental policy is re-awarded EMAS certification
02/08/2012
Monetary policy decisions
25/07/2012
First ECB report on card fraud shows chips have increased the security of physical transactions
25/07/2012
Results of the July 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area
20/07/2012
Collateral eligibility of bonds issued or guaranteed by the Greek government
19/07/2012
ECB Governing Council appoints members of the new T2S Board
19/07/2012
Opinion of the ECB’s Governing Council on the appointment of an ECB Executive Board member
16/07/2012
Biannual information on euro banknote counterfeiting
12/07/2012
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks hold their seventh high-level seminar

12/07/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
11/07/2012
Review of the international role of the euro
06/07/2012
ECB announces implementation of loan-level data reporting requirements for asset-backed securities

05/07/2012
Monetary policy decisions
04/07/2012
The ECB and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey sign a Memorandum of Understanding
03/07/2012
Fourteen additional Central Securities Depositories sign the T2S Framework Agreement

22/06/2012
ECB takes further measures to increase collateral availability for counterparties
20/06/2012
Generation €uro Award Ceremony
15/06/2012
Eurosystem collateral management services and systems
12/06/2012
Financial Stability Review June 2012
06/06/2012
ECB announces details of refinancing operations with settlement in the period from 11 July to 15 January 2013
06/06/2012
Monetary policy decisions
04/06/2012
Publication of the European Court of Auditors’ report on the operational efficiency of the ECB’s management for the financial year 2010 and the ECB’s reply
04/06/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the Fourth Review Mission to Portugal
31/05/2012
ECB publishes TARGET Annual Report 2011: the system functioned smoothly and registered a higher turnover
30/05/2012
ECB Publishes its Convergence Report 2012
16/05/2012
ECB operations during demonstrations planned in Frankfurt
08/05/2012
Eurosystem signs T2S Framework Agreement with first Central Securities Depositories
03/05/2012
Monetary policy decisions
27/04/2012
Report on the results of the survey on the access to finance of SMEs in the euro area – October 2011 to March 2012
26/04/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the review mission to Ireland
26/04/2012
Setback for financial integration in 2011
25/04/2012
Results of the April 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area
20/04/2012
Consultation announcement: Recommendations for the security of internet payments
19/04/2012
ECB publishes the Eurosystem Oversight Report 2011
05/04/2012
Assessment of a new direct link between securities settlement systems in the euro area
04/04/2012
Monetary policy decisions
23/03/2012
Consultation announcement - Oversight expectations for links between retail payment systems
23/03/2012
Updated classification system between the reporting frameworks of the ECB and the EBA
15/03/2012
Completion of banking supervision programme with the Central Bank of Egypt
14/03/2012
International agencies release data on G20 GDP:
G20 GDP growth slows to +0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2011

08/03/2012
Annual Accounts of the European Central Bank for the year ending 31 December 2011
08/03/2012
Eligibility of bonds issued or guaranteed by the Greek government in Eurosystem credit operations
08/03/2012
Monetary policy decisions
28/02/2012
Statement by the European Commission, ECB, and IMF on the third review mission to Portugal
28/02/2012
Eligibility of Greek bonds used as collateral in Eurosystem monetary policy operations
09/02/2012
ECB’s Governing Council approves eligibility criteria for additional credit claims
09/02/2012
Monetary policy decisions
01/02/2012
Results of the January 2012 bank lending survey for the euro area
19/01/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the review mission to Ireland
19/01/2012
Eurosystem and GCC central banks and monetary agencies hold third high-level seminar
16/01/2012
ECB and partner institutions successfully complete programme for the western Balkans and Turkey
16/01/2012
The number of monetary financial institutions in the euro area and in the EU decreased further in 2011
16/01/2012
Biannual information on euro banknote counterfeiting
12/01/2012
Monetary policy decisions
03/01/2012
Distribution of responsibilities among the members of the Executive Board of the ECB