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27/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Interview with La Repubblica
Interview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Tonia Mastrobuoni and published on 27 July 2020
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26/07/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with El Independiente
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Casimiro García Abadillo on 21 July 2020 and published on 26 July 2020
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23/07/2020
Christine Lagarde: Europe’s response to the crisis
Blog post by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB

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Learning the lessons of the past, Europe has moved towards a new model for dealing with crises, writes President Christine Lagarde in The ECB Blog. We have shown that we can act quickly, adapt our institutions and lay the groundwork for forging a new Europe.

23/07/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with The Washington Post
Video interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted live by David Ignatius on 22 July 2020
22/07/2020
Luis de Guindos: Building the Financial System of the 21st Century
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the 18th annual symposium on “Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: an Agenda for Europe and the United States” organised by the Program on International Financial Systems and Harvard Law School (by videoconference)
14/07/2020
July 2020 euro area bank lending survey
01/07/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with La Stampa
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Marco Zatterin on 26 June 2020 and published on 1 July 2020
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25/06/2020
ECB publishes Consolidated Banking Data for end-December 2019
22/06/2020
Philip R. Lane: The market stabilisation role of the pandemic emergency purchase programme
Blog post by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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Evidence shows that the policies adopted by the ECB in mid-March, including the pandemic emergency purchase programme (PEPP) and other liquidity-easing measures, have contributed to stabilising markets, writes Chief Economist Philip R. Lane.

22/06/2020
Luis de Guindos: Financial stability and the pandemic crisis
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Frankfurt Finance Summit
14/06/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with ABC
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by María Jesús Pérez on 9 June 2020 and published on 14 June 2020
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12/06/2020
Fabio Panetta: Sharing and strengthening the euro’s privilege
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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The goals of boosting the euro’s global standing and sharing its advantages more evenly are one and the same, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. Through the right mix of European fiscal and monetary policy, we can build a better functioning Monetary Union that achieves both of these goals.

09/06/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Q&A on Twitter
Interview on Twitter with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted and published on 9 June 2020
08/06/2020
EU structural financial indicators: end of 2019
26/05/2020
Pandemic increases risks to financial stability
11/05/2020
Yves Mersch: An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Consensus 2020 virtual conference, 11 May 2020
11/05/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with La Repubblica
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Tonia Mastrobuoni and published on 11 May 2020
05/05/2020
A regulatory and financial stability perspective on global stablecoins
28/04/2020
April 2020 euro area bank lending survey
22/04/2020
ECB takes steps to mitigate impact of possible rating downgrades on collateral availability
22/04/2020
Luis de Guindos, Isabel Schnabel: Improving funding conditions for the real economy during the COVID-19 crisis: the ECB’s collateral easing measures
Blog post by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, and Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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The ECB’s collateral easing package ensures that banks retain access to central bank liquidity at favourable terms, explain Vice-President Luis de Guindos and Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel. Improved collateral availability helps banks to continue lending to the real economy.

18/04/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with Expresso
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by João Silvestre on 15 April 2020
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16/04/2020
Christine Lagarde: IMFC Statement
Statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the forty-first meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee
16/04/2020
Isabel Schnabel: The ECB’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Remarks by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a 24-Hour Global Webinar co-organised by the SAFE Policy Center on “The COVID-19 Crisis and Its Aftermath: Corporate Governance Implications and Policy Challenges”
12/04/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with La Vanguardia
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Manel Pérez and published on 12 April 2020
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09/04/2020
Christine Lagarde: How the ECB is helping firms and households
Blog post by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB

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Our response to coronavirus is designed to reach the firms and families facing a steep loss of income and rising anxiety about the future, writes President Christine Lagarde. She adds that full alignment of fiscal and monetary policies is the best way to protect productive capacity and employment.

07/04/2020
ECB announces package of temporary collateral easing measures
03/04/2020
Luis de Guindos, Isabel Schnabel: The ECB’s commercial paper purchases: A targeted response to the economic disturbances caused by COVID-19
Blog post by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, and Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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Commercial paper purchases are key for monetary policy transmission to the real economy, explain Vice-President Luis de Guindos and Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel in The ECB Blog. They ease financing conditions for firms and help them manage short-term funding needs.

21/03/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Patrick Bernau and Dennis Kremer
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19/03/2020
Fabio Panetta: Interview with TG1
Interview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Gennaro Pellino on 19 March 2020
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18/03/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with Radio Nacional
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Iñigo Alfonso on 18 March 2020
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18/03/2020
ECB statement
12/03/2020
ECB announces easing of conditions for targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO III)
12/03/2020
ECB announces measures to support bank liquidity conditions and money market activity
12/03/2020
ECB Banking Supervision provides temporary capital and operational relief in reaction to coronavirus
27/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: Monetary policy, low interest rates and low inflation
Dinner remarks by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Centre for European Reform
26/02/2020
Fabio Panetta: Joining forces: stepping up coordination on risks in central clearing
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Second Joint Bundesbank/ECB/Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Conference on CCP Risk Management
06/02/2020
Luis de Guindos: The euro area financial sector: opportunities and challenges
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the XXVI Santander Iberian Conference
27/01/2020
Yves Mersch: Asset price inflation and monetary policy
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the celebration of INVESTAS’ 60th anniversary
23/01/2020
Christine Lagarde, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 23 January 2020
21/01/2020
January 2020 euro area bank lending survey
16/12/2019
Luis de Guindos: Welcome remarks
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the fourth annual ECB macroprudential policy and research conference
13/12/2019
Luis de Guindos: Financial innovation for inclusive growth: a European approach
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the conference Financial Integration and Inclusive Development – A View from the Mediterranean Countries, jointly organised by Banco de España, OECD and European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
29/11/2019
Luis de Guindos: Closing remarks
Closing remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the VIII High-level Policy Dialogue between Eurosystem and Latin American central banks
28/11/2019
Philip R. Lane: Determinants of the real interest rate
Remarks by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the National Treasury Management Agency
25/11/2019
Philip R. Lane: The yield curve and monetary policy
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Public Lecture for the Centre for Finance and the Department of Economics at University College London
21/11/2019
Yves Mersch: Future-proofing the European banking market – removing the obstacles to exit
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the S&P Global’s European Financial Institutions Conference, Paris
15/11/2019
Yves Mersch: Anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism – recent initiatives and the role of the ECB
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Colloque de l’AEDBF-Europe, Paris, 15 November 2019
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14/11/2019
Philip R. Lane: The international transmission of monetary policy
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, CEPR International Macroeconomics and Finance Programme Meeting
12/11/2019
Benoît Cœuré: A tale of two money markets: fragmentation or concentration
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB workshop on money markets, monetary policy implementation and central bank balance sheets
06/11/2019
Luis de Guindos: Welcome remarks
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ECB Forum on Banking Supervision, Frankfurt am Main, 6 November 2019
24/10/2019
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 24 October 2019
02/10/2019
Luis de Guindos: Key vulnerabilities for euro area financial stability
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the meeting of the Financial Stability Contact Group
01/10/2019
Philip R. Lane: Globalisation and monetary policy
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the University of California
24/09/2019
Luis de Guindos: Measures to support monetary policy transmission through banks
Welcome address by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, to the Money Market Contact Group
12/09/2019
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 12 September 2019
04/09/2019
Yves Mersch: Appointment hearing as Vice-Chair of the ECB Supervisory Board
Appointment hearing of Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, Brussels, 4 September 2019
11/07/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Inflation expectations and the conduct of monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at an event organised by the SAFE Policy Center, Frankfurt am Main, 11 July 2019
25/06/2019
Luis de Guindos: Euro area banks: the profitability challenge
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ABI annual conference “Banking Union and Basel III – risk and supervision 2019”, Rome, 25 June 2019
21/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Global financial regulation: where next? Pending tasks for regulators and macroprudential policy makers
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, London City Week, London, 21 May 2019
10/05/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Towards a more cyber secure financial system: the role of central banks
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the G7 2019 conference on "Cybersecurity: Coordinating efforts to protect the financial sector in the global economy", Paris, 10 May 2019
01/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Challenges for bank profitability
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, OMFIF City Lecture, London, 1 May 2019
17/04/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Central Bankers, Supervisors and Climate-Related Risks
Panel remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Network for Greening the Financial System Conference, in Paris, France, 17 April 2019
12/03/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: The evolution of banking regulation
Panel remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Financial Stability Institute 20th anniversary conference, Basel, 12 March 2019
13/02/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Risks to banks – from inside and out
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 14th Asia-Pacific High-level meeting on Banking Supervision, in Sydney, 13 February 2019
24/01/2019
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 24 January 2019
07/01/2019
Luis de Guindos: Fostering resilience and convergence in Economic and Monetary Union
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the conference “Five Years with the Euro”, Latvia, 7 January 2019
14/12/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: The banking sector – where did we end up after all the reforms?
Opening statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, to panel 1 "After all the reforms: Where did we end up?" at the 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy: "European Financial Markets – Too Much Variety?" in Frankfurt, 14 December 2018
14/12/2018
Luis de Guindos: Redesigning Europe’s financial landscape
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the 6th Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy, Frankfurt, 14 December 2018
13/12/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 13 December 2018
27/11/2018
Yves Mersch: Climate change and central banking
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Workshop discussion: Sustainability is becoming mainstream, Frankfurt, 27 November 2018
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22/11/2018
Yves Mersch: Europe: a work in progress – political integration and economic convergence in Monetary Union
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Banking and Corporate evening organised by the Hauptverwaltung in Bayern der Deutschen Bundesbank, Munich, 22 November 2018
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15/11/2018
Luis de Guindos: Euro area banking sector – current challenges
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Annual General Meeting of the Foreign Bankers’ Association, Amsterdam, 15 November 2018
13/11/2018
Luis de Guindos: Promoting the stability and efficiency of EU financial markets beyond Brexit
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank reception on the occasion of Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt, 13 November 2018
13/11/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Four years of Banking Union: where do we stand?
Opening Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Banking Supervision, Resolution and Risk Management conference during the 21st Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt am Main, 13 November 2018
12/11/2018
Luis de Guindos: Coming to the forefront: the rising role of the investment fund sector for financial stability in the euro area
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Opening Conference, 21st Euro Finance Week, Frankfurt am Main, 12 November 2018
06/11/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Good governance and the role of supervisory boards
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Luncheon of Chairs of Supervisory Boards of banks in Germany, Frankfurt, 6 November 2018
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30/10/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Ten years after the crisis – risks, rules and supervision
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the 13th ASBA-BCBS-FSI High-Level Meeting on Global and Regional Supervisory Priorities in Nassau, Bahamas, 30 October 2018
05/10/2018
Luis de Guindos: Building a resilient Economic and Monetary Union
Lectio magistralis by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, opening the XXIX Edition of the Masters Programme in European Union law of the University Carlos III of Madrid, 5 October 2018
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17/09/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Forward guidance and policy normalisation
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, 17 September 2018
13/09/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
05/07/2018
Yves Mersch: Deepening EMU – political integration and economic convergence
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the conference on “Economic and Monetary Union — Deepening and Convergence”, Linz, 5 July 2018
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08/06/2018
Yves Mersch: Central bank risk management in times of monetary policy normalisation
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Risk Management Conference, Paris, 8 June 2018
06/06/2018
Peter Praet: Monetary policy in a low interest rate environment
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Congress of Actuaries, Berlin, 6 June 2018
11/05/2018
Mario Draghi: Risk-reducing and risk-sharing in our Monetary Union
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the European University Institute, Florence, 11 May 2018
23/04/2018
Benoît Cœuré: A cooperative approach to CCP recovery and resolution
Panel intervention by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ILF Conference on “Resolution in Europe: the unresolved questions”, Frankfurt am Main, 23 April 2018
20/04/2018
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-seventh meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington D.C., 20 April 2018
15/03/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: The banks and the market
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Lecture at the Florence School of Banking and Finance, Florence, 15 March 2018
14/03/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Making our monetary union stronger and more resilient
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Finanzmarktklausur of the CDU Wirtschaftsrat, Berlin, 14 March 2018
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15/02/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: A stable financial system – more than the sum of its parts
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Dutch Banking Day, Amsterdam, 15 February 2018
08/02/2018
Peter Praet: Panel on global monetary policies – similarities and differences on the way to the new normal
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the GIC/SUERF/Deutsche Bundesbank Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 8 February 2018
31/01/2018
Benoît Cœuré: What yield curves are telling us
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB at the Financial Times European Financial Forum, “Building a New Future for International Financial Services”, Dublin, 31 January 2018
30/01/2018
Yves Mersch: The limits of central bank financing in resolution
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, IMFS Distinguished Lecture Series Goethe Universität Frankfurt, 30 January 2018
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