PRESS RELEASE

Monetary policy decisions

3 December 2015

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest rate on the deposit facility will be decreased by 10 basis points to -0.30%, with effect from 9 December 2015.

The interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rate on the marginal lending facility will remain unchanged at 0.05% and 0.30% respectively.

Further monetary policy measures will be communicated by the President of the ECB at a press conference starting at 14:30 CET today.

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