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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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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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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.

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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
15/10/2018
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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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
14/06/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
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
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