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10/10/2020
Isabel Schnabel: The ECB’s independence in times of mounting public debt
Contribution by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
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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.

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?”
10/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Payments in a digital world
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank online conference on banking and payments in the digital world
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
21/08/2020
Results of the June 2020 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD)
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
02/07/2020
ECB welcomes initiative to launch new European payment solution
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
25/06/2020
New Eurosystem repo facility to provide euro liquidity to non-euro area central banks
16/06/2020
Working group on euro risk-free rates recommends voluntary compensation for legacy swaption contracts affected by the discounting transition to the €STR
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.

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
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
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
19/05/2020
Results of the March 2020 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD)
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
28/04/2020
Fabio Panetta: Beyond monetary policy – protecting the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus crisis
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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The ECB is working to protect the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus pandemic, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta in The ECB Blog. Europeans can trust in our commitment to support them throughout this crisis.

03/04/2020
Sweden joins ECB’s instant payments settlement platform
18/03/2020
ECB statement
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
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
03/03/2020
Luis de Guindos: Capital markets union: the role of equity markets and sustainable finance
Contribution by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, on the occasion of the publication of the ECB report on “Financial integration and structure in the euro area”, Frankfurt
03/03/2020
ECB pushes for EU capital markets integration and development
27/02/2020
Major European financial infrastructures join forces against cyber threats
27/02/2020
Fabio Panetta: Protecting the European financial sector: the Cyber Information and Intelligence Sharing Initiative
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the fourth meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures
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
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?”
12/02/2020
ECB publishes Consolidated Banking Data for end-September 2019
11/02/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Die Welt
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Anja Ettel and Holger Zschäpitz on 10 February 2020, published on 11 February 2020
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11/02/2020
Results of the December 2019 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD)
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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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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08/01/2020
Luis de Guindos: Europe’s role in the global financial system
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the SUERF/De Nederlandsche Bank Conference “Forging a new future between the UK and the EU”,
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
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
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
26/11/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Towards the retail payments of tomorrow: a European strategy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Joint Conference of the ECB and the National Bank of Belgium on “Crossing the chasm to the retail payments of tomorrow”
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
30/10/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: A Call for Europe
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at lecture series “Mein Europa”, Heinrich-Heine University
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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
25/09/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Introductory remarks
Hearing of Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, organised by the Committee on the Digital Agenda on the topic of “Digital currencies, focusing on Libra”, Deutscher Bundestag
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17/09/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Digital challenges to the international monetary and financial system
Panel remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Banque centrale du Luxembourg-Toulouse School of Economics conference on “The Future of the International Monetary System”
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
28/06/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures
Introductory remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the third meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Frankfurt am Main, 28 June 2019
25/06/2019
Benoît Cœuré: European capital markets: priorities and challenges
Dinner remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Frankfurt am Main, 25 June 2019
14/06/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Transformation of the retail and wholesale payments landscape in Europe
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the European Association of Co-operative Banks, Berlin, 14 June 2019
12/06/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The effects of APP reinvestments on euro area bond markets
Closing remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB’s Bond Market Contact Group meeting, 12 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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27/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Payments for the people
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Chair of the CPMI, at the ‘High-level meeting on financial inclusion’, Basel, 27 May 2019
23/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Building the EU’s capital markets: what remains to be done
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Association for Financial Markets in Europe Conference, Supervision and Integration Opportunities for European Banking and Capital Markets, Frankfurt am Main, 23 May 2019
10/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Cyber resilience as a global public good
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the Bank for International Settlements’ Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the G7 conference: “Cybersecurity: Coordinating efforts to protect the financial sector in the global economy”, Paris, 10 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
06/05/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: A future-oriented approach to pan-European innovative retail payment solutions
Welcome address by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB conference “An innovative single market for the euro”, Frankfurt am Main, 6 May 2019
06/04/2019
Yves Mersch: Competitiveness of Europe and European Financial Markets
Panel contribution by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The Outlook for the Economy and Finance conference, Cernobbio, 6 April 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
27/02/2019
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
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
07/02/2019
Yves Mersch: Promoting innovation and integration in retail payments to achieve tangible benefits for people and businesses
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the American European Community Association, Brussels, 7 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
31/01/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Fintech for the people
Keynote speech by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the CPMI and Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 14th BCBS-FSI high-level meeting for Africa on strengthening financial sector supervision and current regulatory priorities, Cape Town, 31 January 2019
07/12/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the second meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Frankfurt, 7 December 2018
30/11/2018
Yves Mersch: TIPS and the future of innovative retail payment solutions in Europe
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the TIPS launch event, Frascati (Rome), 30 November 2018
28/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Welcome Remarks
Remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Foreign Exchange Contact Group meeting, Frankfurt, 28 November 2018
15/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The new frontier of payments and market infrastructure: on cryptos, cyber and CCPs
Welcome remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements and Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Economics of Payments IX conference, Basel, 15 November 2018
03/10/2018
Yves Mersch: The future started yesterday
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Latvijas Banka conference “Payments in the 22nd century: future starts today?”, Riga, 3 October 2018
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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
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
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
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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14/05/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The future of central bank money
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, Geneva, 14 May 2018
14/05/2018
Yves Mersch: Virtual currencies ante portas
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 39th meeting of the Governor’s Club Bodrum, Turkey, 14 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
14/03/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Financial regulation and innovation: a two-way street
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at a roundtable organised by FinLeap, Berlin, 14 March 2018
09/03/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Cyber resilience – objectives and tools
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the first meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Frankfurt am Main, 9 March 2018
09/03/2018
Benoît Cœuré: A Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the first meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures, Frankfurt, 9 March 2018
27/02/2018
Yves Mersch: Innovation and digitalisation in payment services
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Second Annual Conference on “Fintech and Digital Innovation: Regulation at the European level and beyond”, Brussels, 27 February 2018
22/02/2018
Yves Mersch: Reaping the benefits of payment services in a new regulatory environment
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the European Banking Federation’s Executive Committee, Frankfurt am Main, 22 February 2018
15/02/2018
Yves Mersch: Rencontres du Club SEPA
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Paris, 15 February 2018
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