Speeches published in 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
21/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Global financial regulation: where next? Pending tasks for regulators and macroprudential policy makers
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, London City Week, London, 21 May 2019
16/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: The rise of services and the transmission of monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 21st Geneva Conference on the World Economy, 16 May 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
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
15/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Exchange of views with members of the French Parliament
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, prior to an informal exchange of views with the Finance Committee of the National Assembly, Paris, 15 May 2019
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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
10/05/2019
Peter Praet: Keynote speech
Video address by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the conference “Future Europe”, Frankfurt am Main, 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
01/05/2019
Luis de Guindos: Challenges for bank profitability
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, OMFIF City Lecture, London, 1 May 2019
17/04/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Central Bankers, Supervisors and Climate-Related Risks
Panel remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Network for Greening the Financial System Conference, in Paris, France, 17 April 2019
12/04/2019
Mario Draghi: IMFC Statement
Statement by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the thirty-ninth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., 12 April 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
01/04/2019
Luis de Guindos: Presentation of the ECB Annual Report 2018 to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Brussels, 1 April 2019
29/03/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Heterogeneity and the ECB’s monetary policy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré at the Banque de France Symposium & 34th SUERF Colloquium on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the euro on “The Euro Area: Staying the Course through Uncertainties”, Paris, 29 March 2019
27/03/2019
Yves Mersch: Necessity, proportionality and probity – central bank independence in unconventional times
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and its Watchers XX conference, Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 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
27/03/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Cross-border banking since the crisis – lessons for supervisors
Statement by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 10 Years Vienna Initiative - Anniversary Conference 2019, in Vienna, Austria, 27 March 2019
27/03/2019
Peter Praet: Providing monetary policy stimulus after the normalisation of instruments
Remarks by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at The ECB and Its Watchers XX Conference, Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019
27/03/2019
Mario Draghi: Monetary policy in the euro area
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the conference 'The ECB and Its Watchers XX', Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 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
18/03/2019
Peter Praet: Market power: a complex reality
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the EIB/Compnet conference, Kirchberg, Luxembourg, 18 March 2019
18/03/2019
Luis de Guindos: The euro area economy and our monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección (APD), Madrid, 18 March 2019
13/03/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Generation €uro – What Europe can do for you
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB Youth Dialogue Event, Bocconi University, 13 March 2019
12/03/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: The evolution of banking regulation
Panel remarks by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Financial Stability Institute 20th anniversary conference, Basel, 12 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
Benoît Cœuré: Euro interest rate benchmark reform: achievements and remaining challenges
Opening remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the annual dinner of the working group on euro risk-free rates, Frankfurt am Main, 26 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
22/02/2019
Mario Draghi: Sovereignty in a globalised world
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, on the award of Laurea honoris causa in law from Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, 22 February 2019
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21/02/2019
Peter Praet: On the importance of real estate statistics
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference on Real Estate Statistics, Luxembourg, 21 February 2019
20/02/2019
Peter Praet: Economic situation and outlook
Presentation by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Frankfurt Main Finance Breakfast, Frankfurt am Main, 20 February 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
13/02/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Risks to banks – from inside and out
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 14th Asia-Pacific High-level meeting on Banking Supervision, in Sydney, 13 February 2019
11/02/2019
Luis de Guindos: The euro area: current status and the monetary policy stance
Remarks by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at Deusto Business School, Madrid, 11 February 2019
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
04/02/2019
Yves Mersch: The changing role of central banking
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Lamfalussy Lectures Conference of Lamfalussy Award at Central Bank of Hungary, Budapest, 4 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
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
17/01/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: A supervisory perspective on 2019 and beyond
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at Risk Management & Supervisory Conference organised by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, in Dublin, Ireland, 17 January 2019
15/01/2019
Mario Draghi: Debate about the Annual Report
Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, at the plenary debate of the European Parliament on the ECB’s Annual Report 2017, Strasbourg, 15 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
11/01/2019
Yves Mersch: Tenth anniversary of the euro in Slovakia
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference to mark the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the euro in Slovakia, Bratislava, 11 January 2019
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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