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Press releases published in 2004

20/12/2004
Publication of the Report by the ECB-CFS Research Network on “Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe”
17/12/2004
Review of the ECB’s statistical requirements
03/12/2004
Publication of euro bond market study 2004
02/12/2004
Changes in senior management
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02/12/2004
Towards a Single Euro Payments Area – third progress report
02/12/2004
Monetary policy decisions
26/11/2004
Second High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks held in Rio de Janeiro on 26 November 2004
24/11/2004
Bond markets and long-term interest rates in non-euro area Member States of the European Union and in accession countries - third edition
24/11/2004
Publication of two reports on the EU banking sector
18/11/2004
New Director General Research
18/11/2004
The Governing Council will continue its deliberations on the new ECB premises
18/11/2004
The Governing Council of the ECB decides not to introduce very low denomination euro banknotes
11/11/2004
Results of the October 2004 bank lending survey for the euro area
10/11/2004
European Union balance of payments/international investment position statistical methods
09/11/2004
Message from the President on behalf of the European Central Bank
05/11/2004
Memorial and information space commemorating the deportation of Jewish citizens from the Großmarkthalle
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04/11/2004
Monetary policy decisions
26/10/2004
Public comments announcement ‘E-payments without frontiers’ - issues paper
25/10/2004
Publication of a book: “The European Central Bank - History, role and functions”
22/10/2004
Approval of the report entitled 'Standards for securities clearing and settlement in the European Union’ by the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)
22/10/2004
Rules on the future procurement of euro banknotes
18/10/2004
Visit of the ECB’s President to the National Bank of Romania
15/10/2004
Publication of the European Court of Auditors’ report on the operational efficiency of the ECB’s management for the financial year 2003 and the ECB’s reply
07/10/2004
Monetary policy decisions
28/09/2004
BIS Triennial Survey 2004
02/09/2004
Monetary policy decisions
13/08/2004
Publication of the indicative calendar for the Eurosystem’s tender operations in 2005
13/08/2004
Publication of the indicative calendar of reserve maintenance periods for 2005
12/08/2004
Results of the July 2004 bank lending survey for the euro area
05/08/2004
Review of the Eurosystem’s collateral framework: second step towards a single list
05/08/2004
Monetary policy decisions
29/07/2004
Communication on clearing and settlement – the Eurosystem’s response
26/07/2004
Launch of new publication “International Journal of Central Banking”
22/07/2004
Biannual information on the counterfeiting of the euro
21/07/2004
Adherence of the central banks and banking supervisors of the new Member States to the Memoranda of Understanding on high-level principles of co-operation in crisis management situations and between payment systems overseers and banking supervisors
16/07/2004
Joint press statement EMEAP – Eurosystem high level seminar on 16 July 2004 in Singapore
13/07/2004
Statement by the European Central Bank
02/07/2004
Publication of a book on ’The development of statistics for Economic and Monetary Union’
01/07/2004
Monetary policy decisions
29/06/2004
New version of the ECB’s website www.ecb.int
28/06/2004
Conventions and Procedures for the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
28/06/2004
Euro central rates and compulsory intervention rates in ERM II
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27/06/2004
Estonian kroon included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
27/06/2004
Lithuanian litas included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
27/06/2004
Slovenian tolar included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
17/06/2004
Rules of Procedure of the General Council
17/06/2004
Schedules for the meetings of the Governing Council and the General Council of the ECB and the related press conferences in 2005
09/06/2004
Comparison of household saving ratios
Euro area / United States / Japan
03/06/2004
ECB decision on the rules applying to OLAF investigations
03/06/2004
Monetary policy decisions
26/05/2004
Publication: 'Risk Management for Central Bank Foreign Reserves'
26/05/2004
Joint Eurosystem - Bank of Russia Seminar Helsinki, 25 - 26 May, 2004
24/05/2004
Credit risk transfer by EU banks: activities, risks and risk management
24/05/2004
Third ECB Central Banking Conference “The New EU member states: convergence and stability”
13/05/2004
Publication of the results of the April 2004 bank lending survey for the euro area
12/05/2004
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2003
10/05/2004
Review of the Eurosystem’s Collateral Framework: First step towards a Single List
06/05/2004
Monetary policy decisions
03/05/2004
Signing of the agreement between the European Central Bank and Interpol
03/05/2004
Inclusion of the national central banks of the new Member States in the ERM II Central Bank Agreement
30/04/2004
The Governing Council of the ECB welcomes the new EU Member States
29/04/2004
Long-term interest rates for assessing convergence in the acceding countries
26/04/2004
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems
26/04/2004
Key for Subscription of the ECB’s Capital
15/04/2004
Payment and securities settlement systems in the European Union and in the accession countries - addenda incorporating 2002 figures
14/04/2004
Foreign direct investment statistics: report on improving compilation methods
07/04/2004
Independent external evaluation of the economic research activities at the ECB
01/04/2004
ECB opinion on the appointment of a new member of the Executive Board of the ECB
01/04/2004
Monetary policy decisions
18/03/2004
ECB chooses participants for the revision phase of the “New ECB Premises” project
18/03/2004
Annual accounts of the European Central Bank for the year ending 31 December 2003
18/03/2004
Public access to ECB documents
11/03/2004
Second ECB conference on statistics "Statistics and their use for monetary and economic policy-making"
08/03/2004
Joint Statement on Gold
05/03/2004
Paris seminar on the EU accession process
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05/03/2004
Weekly publication of estimates of average liquidity factors
04/03/2004
Monetary policy decisions
27/02/2004
Annual publication of the "List of monetary financial institutions and institutions subject to minimum reserves" and the "List of monetary financial institutions in the accession countries"
25/02/2004
Publication of papers of the workshop "Asset Prices and Monetary Policy"
16/02/2004
Guidance notes on the MFI balance sheet statistics relating to EU enlargement as laid down in Regulation ECB/2003/10
13/02/2004
International jury chooses the three prizewinning designs in the architectural competition for the ECB's new premises
12/02/2004
Publication of the European Court of Auditors' report on the operational efficiency of the ECB's management for the financial year 2002 and the ECB's reply
12/02/2004
Publication of the results of the January 2004 bank lending survey for the euro area
06/02/2004
Publication of "The implementation of monetary policy in the euro area: General documentation on Eurosystem monetary policy instruments and procedures"
05/02/2004
Monetary policy decisions
30/01/2004
Publication of the second edition of "The monetary policy of the ECB"
28/01/2004
Assessment of accession countries’ securities settlement systems against the standards for the use of EU securities settlement systems in Eurosystem credit operations
22/01/2004
Biannual information on the counterfeiting of the euro
16/01/2004
Publication of results of the "euro money market study 2003"
15/01/2004
Result of the public consultation on measures to improve the collateral framework of the Eurosystem
12/01/2004
Phasing-in of the changes to the Eurosystem’s operational framework for monetary policy in early 2004
12/01/2004
Allotment amount of the longer-term refinancing operations in the year 2004
08/01/2004
Monetary policy decisions