Speeches published in 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