Speeches published in 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
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
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
05/10/2018
Luis de Guindos: Building a resilient Economic and Monetary Union
Lectio magistralis by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, opening the XXIX Edition of the Masters Programme in European Union law of the University Carlos III of Madrid, 5 October 2018
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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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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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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.
25/09/2018
Benoît Cœuré: Waiting for ESTER: the road ahead for interest rate benchmark reform
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB’s Money Market Contact Group meeting, Frankfurt am Main, 25 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
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
18/09/2018
Mario Draghi: The Benefits of European Supervision
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the ACPR Conference on Financial Supervision, Paris, 18 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
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
Sabine Lautenschläger: European banking supervision – towards a common culture
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at The Eurofi Financial Forum 2018, Vienna, 6 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
05/09/2018
Peter Praet: Creating an enabling environment for pan-European banks in the Banking Union
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Eurofi Financial Forum 2018, Vienna, 5 September 2018
03/09/2018
Yves Mersch: Strengthening the European financial industry amid disruptive global challenges
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the European Institute of Financial Regulation (EIFR), Paris, 3 September 2018
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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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28/08/2018
Peter Praet: Monetary and Macroprudential Policy Interactions
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 33rd Annual Congress of European Economic Association, Cologne, 28 August 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
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
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
05/07/2018
Yves Mersch: Deepening EMU – political integration and economic convergence
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the conference on “Economic and Monetary Union — Deepening and Convergence”, Linz, 5 July 2018
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05/07/2018
Peter Praet: Delivering on our Mandate – 20 years of ECB Monetary Policy
Keynote speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at an event organised by the ECB’s Representative office in Brussels, 5 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
01/07/2018
Yves Mersch: Are the economy and monetary policy at a turning point – and where are the European and US economies headed?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Panel at the Petersberger Sommerdialog, Königswinter, 30 June 2018
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26/06/2018
Luis de Guindos: Most recent ECB monetary policy decisions
Welcome remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the meeting of the ECB’s Bond Market Contact Group, Frankfurt am Main, 26 June 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
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
15/06/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The euro area economic outlook and completion of EMU
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the at the Club des Trente's "Chief Investment Officer - Chief Financial Officer" conference, Paris, 15 June 2018
08/06/2018
Yves Mersch: Central bank risk management in times of monetary policy normalisation
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Risk Management Conference, Paris, 8 June 2018
06/06/2018
Peter Praet: Monetary policy in a low interest rate environment
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Congress of Actuaries, Berlin, 6 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
17/05/2018
Vítor Constâncio: Completing the Odyssean journey of the European monetary union
Remarks by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the ECB Colloquium on “The Future of Central Banking”, Frankfurt am Main 16-17 May 2018
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
Sabine Lautenschläger: European banking union - the place to be?
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Biannual high-level networking seminar on economic and financial issues organised by Danmarks Nationalbank, Copenhagen, 14 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
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
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
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
Vítor Constâncio: Why EMU requires more financial integration
Keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the ECB, at the joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, 3 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
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
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
22/03/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Banking regulation and supervision – you can't have one without the other
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, 9th Annual EFR Stakeholder Round Table on "Financial Fragmentation or Integration", Brussels, 22 March 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
Benoît Cœuré: Making our monetary union stronger and more resilient
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Finanzmarktklausur of the CDU Wirtschaftsrat, Berlin, 14 March 2018
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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
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
26/02/2018
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 February 2018
26/02/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The importance of euro interest rate benchmark reforms
Welcome address by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the first meeting of the Working Group on Euro Risk-Free Rates, at the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 26 February 2018
23/02/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The persistence and signalling power of central bank asset purchase programmes
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 2018 US Monetary Policy Forum, New York City, 23 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
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
Sabine Lautenschläger: A stable financial system – more than the sum of its parts
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Dutch Banking Day, Amsterdam, 15 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
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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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
Peter Praet: Panel on global monetary policies – similarities and differences on the way to the new normal
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the GIC/SUERF/Deutsche Bundesbank Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 8 February 2018
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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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
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
Benoît Cœuré: La situation économique dans la zone euro et le rôle de la BCE (fiches de présentation)
Présentation de Benoît Cœuré, membre du directoire de la BCE, Medef – Commission Economie et financements, Paris le 29 janvier 2018
29/01/2018
Sabine Lautenschläger: Basel III - sense and sensitivity
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, Institute for Law and Finance Conference on Basel III, Frankfurt am Main, 29 January 2018
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