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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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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
20/08/2020
Reduction in frequency of 7-day US dollar liquidity-providing operations as of 1 September 2020
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

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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.

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
07/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Unleashing the euro’s untapped potential at global level
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Meeting with Members of the European Parliament
09/06/2020
International use of the euro broadly stable in 2019
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.

05/02/2020
Christine Lagarde: Remarks on the occasion of receiving the Grand Prix de l’Économie 2019 from Les Echos
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the "Grand Prix de l’Économie des Echos pour l’année 2019"
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
24/01/2020
Euro banknote counterfeiting remained low in the second half of 2019
21/01/2020
Central bank group to assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies
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
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)
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
27/11/2019
Christine Lagarde: Welcome address
Welcome address by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, on signing the euro banknotes
15/11/2019
Yves Mersch: Anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism – recent initiatives and the role of the ECB
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Colloque de l’AEDBF-Europe, Paris, 15 November 2019
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14/11/2019
Philip R. Lane: The international transmission of monetary policy
Keynote speech by Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, CEPR International Macroeconomics and Finance Programme Meeting
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”
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
02/09/2019
Yves Mersch: Money and private currencies: reflections on Libra
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB Legal Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 2 September 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
16/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Deepening EMU and the implications for the international role of the euro
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the occasion of the joint conference of the European Commission and the European Central Bank on European financial integration and stability, Brussels, 16 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
22/03/2019
Yves Mersch: Remarks at the ‘Challenges in Understanding the Monetary Transmission Mechanism’ conference
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Warsaw, 22 March 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
15/02/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The euro’s global role in a changing world: a monetary policy perspective
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 15 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
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
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
07/01/2019
Luis de Guindos: Fostering resilience and convergence in Economic and Monetary Union
Keynote speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the conference “Five Years with the Euro”, Latvia, 7 January 2019
15/12/2018
Mario Draghi: Europe and the euro 20 years on
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at Laurea Honoris Causa in Economics by University of Sant'Anna, Pisa, 15 December 2018
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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
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)
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
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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08/02/2018
Yves Mersch: Virtual or virtueless? The evolution of money in the digital age
Lecture by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, London, 8 February 2018
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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