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21/10/2020
Luis de Guindos: Loukas Karabarbounis’s contribution to research on the interaction between labour and capital market imperfections and macroeconomic outcomes
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, on the occasion of the award of the Bernácer Prize to Professor Loukas Karabarbounis
19/10/2020
Yves Mersch: The ECB’s monetary policy amid the pandemic
Introductory remarks by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the MNI Connect Roundtable
18/10/2020
Christine Lagarde: Remarks at the G30 International Banking Seminar
Contribution by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, during the session “Rebuilding and Sustaining Growth”
15/10/2020
Christine Lagarde: IMFC Statement
Statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the forty-second meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee
12/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: A digital euro for the digital era
Introductory statement by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECON Committee of the European Parliament
11/10/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with Wall Street Journal
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Tom Fairless on 8 October
07/10/2020
Christine Lagarde: Written interview with Harvard International Review
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB
06/10/2020
Philip R. Lane: The ECB’s monetary policy in the pandemic: meeting the challenge
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 62nd NABE Annual Meeting “Global Reset? Economics, Business, and Policy in the Pandemic”
02/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: We must be prepared to issue a digital euro
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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We should be ready to issue a digital euro if and when it is necessary, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. The euro is a currency that Europeans trust. We need to make sure that it is fit for the future.

01/10/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with Market News International
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Luke Heighton on 29 September 2020
30/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: The monetary policy strategy review: some preliminary considerations
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the “ECB and Its Watchers XXI” conference
28/09/2020
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 (by videoconference)
28/09/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Women are central, not just in central banks
Speech by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Annual Meeting 2020 of the Verein für Socialpolitik
24/09/2020
Philip R. Lane: Q&A on Twitter
Interview on Twitter with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted on 24 September 2020
23/09/2020
Yves Mersch: Interview with Bloomberg
Interview with Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Paul Gordon and Carolynn Look
22/09/2020
Fabio Panetta: Asymmetric risks, asymmetric reaction: monetary policy in the pandemic
Speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the meeting of the ECB Money Market Contact Group
21/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Jointly shaping Europe’s tomorrow
Introductory remarks by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Franco-German Parliamentary Assembly, 21 September 2020
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20/09/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with La Razón
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Jesús Rivasés on 14 September 2020
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18/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Challenges
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Jean-Pierre de La Rocque
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16/09/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Jean-Philippe Lacour
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15/09/2020
Fabio Panetta: Healing after the pandemic: supporting and sustaining the recovery
Speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 24th Economist Roundtable with the Government of Greece
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13/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Council of Governors of the Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities
Contribution by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB during the session “Economic, financial and monetary impact of COVID-19 pandemic, and post-crisis options for policies and tools”
11/09/2020
Yves Mersch: Supervisory action in times of crisis and the limits of the ECB’s prudential mandate
Introductory statement by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Eurofi Financial Forum in Berlin
11/09/2020
Isabel Schnabel: The shadow of fiscal dominance: Misconceptions, perceptions and perspectives
Speech by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Centre for European Reform and the Eurofi Financial Forum on “Is the current ECB monetary policy doing more harm than good and what are the alternatives?”
11/09/2020
Philip R. Lane: The outlook for the euro area
Blog post by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

Our current measures are providing crucial support to the economic recovery in the euro area, writes Chief Economist Philip R. Lane. But there is no room for complacency as inflation remains far below the aim and risks continue to be tilted to the downside.

10/09/2020
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, 10 September 2020
31/08/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Reuters
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Balazs Koranyi and Frank Siebelt on 28 August 2020 and published on 31 August 2020
27/08/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with CNBC
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Steve Liesman on 27 August 2020 and broadcast on 27 August 2020
27/08/2020
Philip R. Lane: The pandemic emergency: the three challenges for the ECB
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City “Navigating the Decade Ahead: Implications for Monetary Policy”
19/08/2020
Fabio Panetta, Isabel Schnabel: The provision of euro liquidity through the ECB’s swap and repo operations
Blog post by Fabio Panetta and Isabel Schnabel, Members of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

The ECB’s swap and repo lines are essential stabilising tools in the coronavirus crisis. In a joint Blog post, Executive Board members Fabio Panetta and Isabel Schnabel explain how these tools reduce funding risks, prevent financial contagion and support the euro’s use in global transactions.

04/08/2020
Philip R. Lane: The macroeconomic impact of the pandemic and the policy response
Blog post by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

While there has been some rebound in economic activity, the level of economic slack remains extraordinarily high and the outlook highly uncertain, writes Chief Economist Philip R. Lane. Progress in containing the virus will be central in determining the size and speed of the recovery.

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)
21/07/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Expansión
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Andrés Stumpf on 16 July and published on 21 July 2020
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17/07/2020
Results of the Q3 2020 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters
16/07/2020
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, 16 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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13/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Pursuing a successful path towards euro area accession
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a meeting of the Euro Accession Countries Working Group of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
13/07/2020
Euro central and compulsory intervention rates for Bulgarian lev and Croatian kuna in ERM II
10/07/2020
Communiqué on Croatia
10/07/2020
Communiqué on Bulgaria
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
Philip R. Lane: Interview with Reuters news agency
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Balázs Korányi, Francesco Canepa and Frank Siebelt
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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28/06/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Necessary, suitable and proportionate
Blog post by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, in Welt am Sonntag

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Our crisis measures respond to the worst economic crisis in the post-war period, says Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel. They are necessary, suitable and proportionate and benefit all European citizens.

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24/06/2020
Philip R. Lane: The ECB’s monetary policy response to the pandemic: liquidity, stabilisation and supporting the recovery
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Financial Center Breakfast Webinar organised by Frankfurt Main Finance
22/06/2020
Philip R. Lane: Understanding the pandemic emergency purchase programme
Presentation by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Princeton BCF Covid-19 Webinar Series
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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13/06/2020
Christine Lagarde: The path out of uncertainty
Remarks by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, via videoconference at the inaugural session of the Italian National Consultation
11/06/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with Il Sole 24 Ore
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Isabella Bufacchi on 8 June
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)
10/06/2020
Isabel Schnabel: The ECB’s policy in the COVID-19 crisis – a medium-term perspective
Remarks by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at an online seminar hosted by the Florence School of Banking & Finance
10/06/2020
ECB reports on progress towards euro adoption for EU countries
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
05/06/2020
Fabio Panetta: Interview with Radio anch’io, Rai Radio 1
Interview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Giorgio Zanchini on 5 June 2020
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05/06/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with France 2
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Léa Salamé and Thomas Sotto on 4 June 2020
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05/06/2020
Philip R. Lane: Expanding the pandemic emergency purchase programme
Blog post by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

Two main factors called for further policy action, writes Chief Economist Philip R. Lane. First, the pandemic-related negative shock to inflation poses a threat to medium-term price stability. Second, while conditions in financial markets have stabilised substantially, the situation remains fragile.

04/06/2020
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, 4 June 2020
22/05/2020
Philip R. Lane: International inflation co-movements
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics 2020 Online Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland/European Central Bank, 22 May 2020
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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14/05/2020
Fabio Panetta: Interview with Der Standard
Interview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Andras Szigetvari on 6 May and published on 14 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
04/05/2020
Results of the Q2 2020 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters
01/05/2020
Philip R. Lane: The monetary policy response to the pandemic emergency
Blog post by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

In an ECB Blog post, Chief Economist Philip R. Lane discusses the macroeconomic scenarios developed by ECB staff to illustrate the possible impact of the pandemic. He also explains current monetary policy and outlines the approach to setting the future course of monetary policy.

30/04/2020
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, 30 April 2020
21/04/2020
Fabio Panetta: Why we all need a joint European fiscal response
Contribution by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, published by Politico on 21 April 2020
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
15/04/2020
ECB supports macroprudential policy actions taken in response to coronavirus outbreak
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: Interview with France Inter
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Ali Baddou and Carine Bécard on 9 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.

08/04/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Le Parisien
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Matthieu Pelloli and published on 9 April 2020
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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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15/03/2020
Fabio Panetta: Interview with Corriere della Sera
Interview with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Daniele Manca on 14 March 2020 and published on 15 March 2020
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13/03/2020
Philip R. Lane: The Monetary Policy Package: An Analytical Framework
by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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We will not tolerate any risks to the smooth transmission of our monetary policy in all jurisdictions of the euro area, Executive Board member Philip R. Lane writes in the inaugural post of The ECB Blog. The post explains the analytical framework underlying the March monetary policy measures.

12/03/2020
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, 12 March 2020
03/03/2020
ECB pushes for EU capital markets integration and development
02/03/2020
Luis de Guindos: Remarks at the European Economics and Financial Centre
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the European Economics and Financial Centre
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
24/02/2020
ECB kick-starts Eurosystem listening events for strategy review
24/02/2020
ECB kick-starts Eurosystem listening events for strategy review
21/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: The monetary policy toolbox: evidence from the euro area
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 2020 US Monetary Policy Forum
20/02/2020
Luis de Guindos: The euro area economic outlook and the current monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the European Banking Federation Committee meeting
14/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with RTÉ (Ireland’s National Television and Radio Broadcaster)
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Robert Shortt on 13 February 2020 and broadcast (in part) on 13 February 2020
11/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: Low inflation: macroeconomic risks and the monetary policy stance
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the financial markets workshop of the Economic Council (Finanzmarktklausur des Wirtschaftsrats der CDU)
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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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10/02/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with Expansión
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Andrés Stumpf on 6 February 2020 and published on 10 February 2020
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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
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
05/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: The future of the euro
Presentation by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at "Berliner Gespräch zum Finanzplatz Frankfurt" organised by Hessische Landesvertretung in Berlin, 5 February 2020
03/02/2020
Luis de Guindos: Interview with ERT TV (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation)
Interview with Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, conducted by Rallou Alexopoulou on 3 February 2020 and broadcast (in part) on 3 February 2020
02/02/2020
Philip R. Lane: Interview with Financial Times
Interview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Martin Arnold on 27 January, and published on 2 February 2020
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
24/01/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Bloomberg TV
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Francine Lacqua and broadcast on 24 January
24/01/2020
Results of the Q1 2020 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters
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
09/01/2020
Philip R. Lane: Policy Frameworks and Strategies for an Open Economy
Presentation by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Bank of England Workshop on "The Future of Inflation Targeting" in London, 9 January 2020
08/01/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with “Challenges” magazine
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, by Pierre-Henri de Menthon and Sabine Syfuss-Arnaud
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18/12/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Monetary policy: lifting the veil of effectiveness
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB colloquium on “Monetary policy: the challenges ahead” held in his honour
16/12/2019
Philip R. Lane: Households and the transmission of monetary policy
Speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Central Bank of Ireland/ECB Conference on Household Finance and Consumption
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
02/12/2019
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
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
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
22/11/2019
Christine Lagarde: The future of the euro area economy
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress
18/11/2019
Luis de Guindos: Opportunities and challenges for the euro area financial sector
Opening speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the 22nd Euro Finance Week
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
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
18/10/2019
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the fortieth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee
16/10/2019
Philip R. Lane: The economic outlook for the euro area
Presentation by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Brookings Institution in Washington DC
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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24/09/2019
Luis de Guindos: Concluding remarks
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ECB conference “Inflation in a changing economic environment”
23/09/2019
Mario Draghi: Hearing at 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, 23 September 2019
16/09/2019
Philip R. Lane: Reflections on monetary policy
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Bloomberg, London, 16 September 2019
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
07/09/2019
Luis de Guindos: Growth and competitiveness in the euro area
Panel contribution by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at The European House-Ambrosetti Forum, Cernobbio, 7 September 2019
04/09/2019
Philip R. Lane: The Phillips Curve at the ECB
Keynote lecture by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 50th anniversary conference of The Money, Macro and Finance Research Group, London, 4 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
25/07/2019
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, 25 July 2019
17/07/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Exchange of views with members of the High Council of Public Finance
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, prior to an informal exchange of views with the High Council of Public Finance, Paris, 17 July 2019
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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
04/07/2019
Philip R. Lane: Welcome address
Welcome remarks by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB conference on “Challenges in the digital age”, Frankfurt, 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
29/06/2019
Yves Mersch: Economic and monetary policy at a turning point – where is the economy heading in Europe, the United States and China?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Petersberger Sommerdialog, Königswinter, 29 June 2019
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12/06/2019
Mario Draghi: Welcome remarks
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the 8th ECB conference on central, eastern and south-eastern European countries, Frankfurt, 12 June 2019
10/06/2019
Luis de Guindos: The euro area economy and our monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, during the Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business Leadership Forum at the IE Business School, Madrid, 10 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
16/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The rise of services and the transmission of monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 21st Geneva Conference on the World Economy, 16 May 2019
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
15/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Exchange of views with members of the French Parliament
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, prior to an informal exchange of views with the Finance Committee of the National Assembly, Paris, 15 May 2019
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12/04/2019
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-ninth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., 12 April 2019
10/04/2019
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, 10 April 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
18/03/2019
Luis de Guindos: The euro area economy and our monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección (APD), Madrid, 18 March 2019
13/03/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Generation €uro – What Europe can do for you
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB Youth Dialogue Event, Bocconi University, 13 March 2019
07/03/2019
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, 7 March 2019
22/02/2019
Mario Draghi: Sovereignty in a globalised world
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, on the award of Laurea honoris causa in law from Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, 22 February 2019
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20/02/2019
Peter Praet: Economic situation and outlook
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Frankfurt Main Finance Breakfast, Frankfurt am Main, 20 February 2019
11/02/2019
Luis de Guindos: The euro area: current status and the monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at Deusto Business School, Madrid, 11 February 2019
28/01/2019
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, 28 January 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
11/01/2019
Yves Mersch: Tenth anniversary of the euro in Slovakia
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference to mark the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the euro in Slovakia, Bratislava, 11 January 2019
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18/12/2018
Luis de Guindos: Integration and convergence: from the peseta to the euro
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at an event in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish constitution organised by the Spanish Ministry of Economy in Madrid
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
26/11/2018
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, 26 November 2018
26/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The role of the European Union in fostering convergence
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI), Vienna, 26 November 2018
26/11/2018
Peter Praet: Preserving monetary accommodation in times of normalisation
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, on “Herausforderungen für die Europäische Geldpolitik 2019” at 33. Internationales ZinsForum 2018, Frankfurt am Main, 26 November 2018
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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16/11/2018
Mario Draghi: The outlook for the euro area economy
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Frankfurt European Banking Congress, Frankfurt am Main, 16 November 2018
13/11/2018
Peter Praet: Preserving monetary accommodation in times of normalisation
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the UBS Conference, London, 13 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
08/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Monetary policy and climate change
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a conference on “Scaling up Green Finance: The Role of Central Banks”, organised by the Network for Greening the Financial System, the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Council on Economic Policies, Berlin, 8 November 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
17/10/2018
Peter Praet: Economic policymaking under uncertainty
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the “la Caixa” Chair for Economics and Society conference, Madrid, 17 October 2018
15/10/2018
Luis de Guindos: Euro area and Spain: current status and challenges ahead
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Ist Edition of the Prize José Echegaray of elEconomista, Madrid, 15 October 2018
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12/10/2018
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-eighth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Bali (Indonesia), 12 October 2018
10/10/2018
Yves Mersch: Monetary policy in the euro area - a brief assessment
Speaking points by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the MNI Connect Roundtable, Singapore, 10 October 2018
04/10/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The local impact of the ECB’s monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Les Champs du Possible, Châteaudun, 4 October 2018
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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
20/09/2018
Peter Praet: Challenges to monetary policy normalisation
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the SUERF conference “Sustainable Policy Responses: EU and US Perspectives”, New York, 20 September 2018
19/09/2018
Mario Draghi: Economic and Monetary Union: past and present
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the Europa-Konferenz at Hertie School of Governance organised by the Jacques Delors Institute, Berlin, 19 September 2018
17/09/2018
Peter Praet: Economic developments in the euro area
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, to the Société Royale d’Economie Politique, Brussels, 17 September 2018
13/09/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
31/08/2018
Luis de Guindos: The euro area: current status and challenges ahead
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at La Granda courses, Asturias, 31 August 2018
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26/07/2018
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, 26 July 2018
09/07/2018
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, 9 July 2018
03/07/2018
Peter Praet: Ensuring a sustained adjustment in inflation
Keynote speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Banca Naţională a României, Bucharest, 3 July 2018
19/06/2018
Mario Draghi: Monetary policy in the euro area
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, ECB Forum on Central Banking, Sintra, 19 June 2018
14/06/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
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
14/05/2018
Peter Praet: Economic developments in the euro area
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the MNI Connect Roundtable, London, 14 May 2018
14/05/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Europe – past, present and future
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Meeting with students at Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, 14 May 2018
07/05/2018
Peter Praet: Economic developments in the euro area
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Swiss Financial Analysts Association (SFAA), Geneva, 7 May 2018
04/05/2018
Vítor Constâncio: Past and future of the ECB monetary policy
Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the Conference on “Central Banks in Historical Perspective: What Changed After the Financial Crisis?”, organised by the Central Bank of Malta, Valletta, 4 May 2018
03/05/2018
Peter Praet: Economic and monetary policy in EMU: from unconventional times to sustainable and balanced growth
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the OECD Chief Economist Talks, Paris, 3 May 2018
27/04/2018
Yves Mersch: Reflections on monetary policy in the euro area
Speaking points by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Eurofi conference, Sofia, 27 April 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
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
16/04/2018
Peter Praet: Improving the functioning of Economic and Monetary Union: lessons and challenges for economic policies
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the NABE Symposium, 16 April 2018
12/04/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Scars that never were? Potential output and slack after the crisis
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the CEPII 40th Anniversary Conference, Paris, 12 April 2018
11/04/2018
Mario Draghi: Generation €uro Students’ Award 2018 event
Introductory remarks and Q&A with Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Frankfurt, 11 April 2018
09/04/2018
Peter Praet: Economic developments in the euro area
Speech by Peter Praet[1], Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the European Finance Forum, Frankfurt, 9 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
06/04/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The consequences of protectionism
Panel contribution by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 29th edition of the workshop “The Outlook for the Economy and Finance”, “Villa d’Este”, Cernobbio, 6 April 2018
19/03/2018
Yves Mersch: Challenges facing monetary policy in the euro area
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Schweizerisch-Deutscher Wirtschaftsclub, Frankfurt am Main, 19 March 2018
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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
Vítor Constâncio: Financial stability risks and macroprudential policy in the euro area
Speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ECB and Its Watchers XIX Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 14 March 2018
14/03/2018
Peter Praet: Assessment of quantitative easing and challenges of policy normalisation
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XIX Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 14 March 2018
14/03/2018
Mario Draghi: Monetary Policy in the Euro Area
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, The ECB and Its Watchers XIX Conference organised by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, Frankfurt, 14 March 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
16/02/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Trade as an engine of growth: Prospects and lessons for Europe
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, NBRM High Level International Conference on Monetary Policy and Asset Management, Skopje, 16 February 2018
15/02/2018
Peter Praet: Strengthening France’s economy and the Eurozone
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the joint French Treasury / IMF conference entitled “Transforming France’s economy and completing the integration of the Eurozone”, Paris, 15 February 2018
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
01/02/2018
Peter Praet: Economic developments in the euro area
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Cercle de Lorraine, Brussels, 1 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
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