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17/07/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Never waste a crisis: COVID-19, climate change and monetary policy
Speech by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a virtual roundtable on “Sustainable Crisis Responses in Europe” organised by the INSPIRE research network, 17 July 2020
13/07/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with ARD “plusminus”
Transcript of an interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, with ARD “plusminus”, conducted by Markus Gürne on 8 July 2020
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08/07/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Financial Times
Video interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Roula Khalaf on 7 July 2020 and posted on 8 July 2020
07/07/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with NRC Handelsblad
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Mark Beunderman on 1 July 2020
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01/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: The price of uncertainty and uncertainty about prices: monetary policy in the post-COVID-19 economy
Keynote speech by Fabio Panetta at a Capital Markets webinar organised by the European Investment Bank and the European Stability Mechanism
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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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
10/06/2020
Luis de Guindos: Euro area: economic outlook and financial stability during the pandemic crisis
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB at the Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, (by video conference)
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
27/05/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Financial Times
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Martin Arnold on 25 May and published on 27 May 2020
26/05/2020
Pandemic increases risks to financial stability
19/05/2020
Philip R. Lane: Pandemic central banking: the monetary stance, market stabilisation and liquidity
Remarks by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability Policy Webinar, 19 May 2020
18/05/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Les Echos, Corriere della Sera, Handelsblatt and El Mundo
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Dominique Seux, Federico Fubini, Thomas Hanke and Carlos Segovia, published on 18 May 2020
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18/05/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with El País
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Luis Doncel on 11 May 2020 and published on 18 May 2020
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12/05/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with the Telegraaf
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Dorinde Meuzelaar and Martin Visser on 8 May 2020 and published on 12 May 2020
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08/05/2020
Survey on the Access to Finance of Enterprises: Small businesses report challenging outlook for their access to external financing due to COVID-19
07/05/2020
Luis de Guindos: Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2019 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament (by videoconference)
Introductory remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB
05/05/2020
ECB takes note of German Federal Constitutional Court ruling and remains fully committed to its mandate
05/05/2020
A regulatory and financial stability perspective on global stablecoins
08/04/2020
Monetary policy: the challenges ahead
Colloquium in honour of Benoît Coeuré, held on 17-18 December 2019
04/04/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with To Vima
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Angelos Athanasopoulos and published on 4 April 2020
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02/04/2020
ECB extends review of its monetary policy strategy until mid-2021
20/03/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with Telediario 2, Televisión Española
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Carlos Franganillo on 19 March 2020
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27/02/2020
Isabel Schnabel: How long is the medium term? Monetary policy in a low inflation environment
Speech by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Barclays International Monetary Policy Forum
17/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: The analytical contribution of external statistics: addressing the challenges
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Joint European Central Bank, Irving Fisher Committee and Banco de Portugal conference on “Bridging measurement challenges and analytical needs of external statistics: evolution or revolution?”
11/02/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Narratives about the ECB’s monetary policy – reality or fiction?
Speech by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Juristische Studiengesellschaft
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11/02/2020
Christine Lagarde: Debate about the Annual Report
Introductory statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2018 at the European Parliament
06/02/2020
Christine Lagarde: Hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament
30/01/2020
ECB’s subscribed capital to remain steady after Bank of England leaves the European System of Central Banks
30/01/2020
ECB welcomes ratification of agreement on orderly UK withdrawal from European Union
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
ECB launches review of its monetary policy strategy
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
Central bank group to assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies
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)
12/12/2019
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, 12 December 2019
03/12/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The single currency: an unfinished agenda
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB Representative Office in Brussels, 3 December 2019
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
Benoît Cœuré: Economics as a profession: from science to practice
Remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the PSE job forum, Paris School of Economics
21/11/2019
Luis de Guindos: Implications of the transition to a low-carbon economy for the euro area financial system
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the European Savings and Retail Banking Group Conference, “Creating sustainable financial structures by putting citizens first”
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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12/11/2019
Yves Mersch: International trends in central bank independence: the ECB’s perspective
Remarks by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Roundtable Discussion on Central Bank Independence
11/11/2019
Yves Mersch: Opening remarks
Opening remarks by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the “Getting to know the EU Institutions and Organisations in Luxembourg” event
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
11/10/2019
Luis de Guindos: Gabriel Zucman’s contribution to research on wealth inequality and the redistributive effects on globalization
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, on the occasion of the award of the Bernácer Prize to Professor Gabriel Zucman
11/10/2019
Mario Draghi: Policymaking, responsibility and uncertainty
Acceptance speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, for the Laurea Honoris Causa from the Università Cattolica
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03/10/2019
Luis de Guindos: Improving macroeconomic stabilisation in the euro area
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Global Interdependence Center Central Banking Series conference
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
Mario Draghi: Stabilisation policies in a monetary union
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the Academy of Athens
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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
27/08/2019
Luis de Guindos: Communication, expectations and monetary policy
Intervention by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ECB policy panel of the Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Manchester, 27 August 2019
04/07/2019
Luis de Guindos: Macroprudential policy ten years after the crisis
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the CIRSF Annual International Conference 2019 “Financial Supervision and Financial Stability Ten Years after the Crisis: Achievements and Next Steps”, Lisbon, 4 July 2019
01/07/2019
Philip R. Lane: Monetary Policy and Below-Target Inflation
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Bank of Finland conference on Monetary Policy and Future of EMU
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
06/06/2019
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, Vilnius, 6 June 2019
29/05/2019
Yves Mersch: Back to stable
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Zahlungsverkehrssymposium, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt, 29 May 2019
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15/05/2019
Peter Praet: On the importance of institutions as provider of stability and protection in an uncertain world
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Steptoe Brussels Open Conference Series, Brussels, 15 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
01/04/2019
Luis de Guindos: Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2018 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Brussels, 1 April 2019
29/03/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Heterogeneity and the ECB’s monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré at the Banque de France Symposium & 34th SUERF Colloquium on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the euro on “The Euro Area: Staying the Course through Uncertainties”, Paris, 29 March 2019
27/03/2019
Yves Mersch: Necessity, proportionality and probity – central bank independence in unconventional times
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and its Watchers XX conference, Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019
27/03/2019
Luis de Guindos: International spillovers of monetary policy and financial stability concerns
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XX conference, Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019
27/03/2019
Peter Praet: Providing monetary policy stimulus after the normalisation of instruments
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XX Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019
27/03/2019
Mario Draghi: Monetary policy in the euro area
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the conference 'The ECB and Its Watchers XX', Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019
18/03/2019
Peter Praet: Market power: a complex reality
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the EIB/Compnet conference, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 18 March 2019
27/02/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The case for cooperation: cross-border CCP supervision and the role of central banks
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a conference on CCP risk management organised by the Deutsche Bundesbank, the ECB and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Frankfurt am Main, 27 February 2019
26/02/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Euro interest rate benchmark reform: achievements and remaining challenges
Opening remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the annual dinner of the working group on euro risk-free rates, Frankfurt am Main, 26 February 2019
26/02/2019
Yves Mersch: Lending and payment systems in upheaval: the fintech challenge
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 3rd annual Conference on Fintech and Digital Innovation, 26 February 2019, Brussels
21/02/2019
Peter Praet: On the importance of real estate statistics
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference on Real Estate Statistics, Luxembourg, 21 February 2019
19/02/2019
Luis de Guindos: Euro at 20 years: the road ahead
Address by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the European Parliamentary Week, Brussels, 19 February 2019
04/02/2019
Yves Mersch: The changing role of central banking
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Lamfalussy Lectures Conference of Lamfalussy Award at Central Bank of Hungary, Budapest, 4 February 2019
31/01/2019
Yves Mersch: The possible triangle: frictionless movement of payments, securities and collateral across Europe
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the International Capital Markets Association’s European Repo and Collateral Council, Luxembourg, 31 January 2019
15/01/2019
Mario Draghi: Debate about the Annual Report
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the ECB’s Annual Report 2017, Strasbourg, 15 January 2019
15/01/2019
Mario Draghi: 20th anniversary of the euro
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the session of the plenary of the European Parliament to mark the anniversary of the euro in Strasbourg, 15 January 2019
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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23/11/2018
Luis de Guindos: Benjamin Moll’s contribution to macroeconomics
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, on the occasion of the award of the Bernácer Prize to Benjamin Moll
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
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
08/11/2018
Mario Draghi: Exchange of views with members of the Irish Parliament
Introductory statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, during his exchange of views with the House of Representatives in Dublin, Ireland, 8 November 2018
05/11/2018
Luis de Guindos: The ECB and Financial Stability
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the joint National Bank of Belgium/ Toulouse School of Economics / Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management / European Central Bank colloquium, Brussels, 5 November 2018
26/10/2018
Mario Draghi: Central bank independence
First Lamfalussy Lecture by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the Banque Nationale de Belgique, Brussels, 26 October 2018
25/10/2018
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, 25 October 2018
12/10/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Guardians of stability – Central Banks, supervisors and the quest for financial stability
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Central Bank of Malta, Valletta, 12 October 2018
27/09/2018
Peter Praet: The interaction between monetary policy and macroprudential policy
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Money, Macro and Finance Research Group Conference on the Resilience of the Global Financial Architecture, London, 27 September 2018
27/09/2018
Mario Draghi: Welcome remarks at the third annual conference of the ESRB
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB and Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board, third annual conference of the ESRB, Frankfurt am Main, 27 September 2018.
24/09/2018
Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 24 September 2018
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
06/09/2018
Yves Mersch: Financial stability and the ECB
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, ESCB Legal Conference, Frankfurt, 6 September 2018
10/07/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: 20 years of ESCB statistics: Past achievements and future challenges
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Ninth ECB Statistics Conference, "20 years of ESCB statistics: What's next?", Frankfurt, 10 July 2018
08/07/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Asserting Europe’s leadership
Panel remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Les rencontres économiques d’Aix-en-Provence, 8 July 2018
26/06/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The future of financial market infrastructures: spearheading progress without renouncing safety
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Central Bank Payments Conference, Singapore, 26 June 2018
29/05/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Monetary policy - end of history?
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Center for Financial Studies Colloquium, Frankfurt, 29 May 2018
29/05/2018
Yves Mersch: Euro Clearing – the open race
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Frankfurt Finance Summit, Frankfurt, 29 May 2018
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25/05/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Central banking in times of complexity
Panel remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a conference on the occasion of Sveriges Riksbank’s 350th anniversary, Stockholm, 25 May 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
26/04/2018
Mario Draghi, Vítor Constâncio: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 26 April 2018
09/04/2018
Vítor Constâncio: Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2017 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory remarks by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Brussels, 9 April 2018
08/03/2018
Mario Draghi, Vítor Constâncio: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 8 March 2018
14/02/2018
Yves Mersch: The role of euro banknotes as legal tender
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 4th Bargeldsymposium of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, 14 February 2018
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05/02/2018
Mario Draghi: European Parliament plenary debate on the ECB Annual Report for 2016
Introductory statement and closing remarks by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Strasbourg, 5 February 2018
02/02/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The euro area’s three lines of defence
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the conference “Deepening of EMU”, Ljubljana, 2 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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29/01/2018
Peter Praet: Maintaining price stability with unconventional monetary policy
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Council of the European Union, Brussels, 29 January 2018
25/01/2018
Mario Draghi, Vítor Constâncio: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 25 January 2018