Press releases published in 2008

19/12/2008
Update of the list of eligible securities settlement systems in the euro area
19/12/2008
US dollar liquidity-providing operations of the Eurosystem in the first quarter of 2009
18/12/2008
Tender procedures and the standing facilities corridor as of 21 January 2009
18/12/2008
ECB Governing Council decides to continue its current voting regime
15/12/2008
Financial Stability Review December 2008: Risks and vulnerabilities in financial system persist
05/12/2008
Changes to the list of euro foreign exchange reference rates: Indian rupee added, Slovak koruna removed
04/12/2008
Monetary policy decisions
01/12/2008
ECB decides on the way forward for its new premises
27/11/2008
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks meet for the fifth Euro-Mediterranean seminar
26/11/2008
ECB Annual Photography Award 2008 - Europe
26/11/2008
Changes to the temporary expansion of the eligibility of collateral
26/11/2008
New banking supervision programme with the Central Bank of Egypt
26/11/2008
Statistics on payments and securities trading, clearing and settlement– data for 2007 –
24/11/2008
SEPA: Significant progress made but concerns need to be addressed without delay (Sixth SEPA progress report)
21/11/2008
Narodowy Bank Polski and European Central Bank cooperation to provide euro liquidity
17/11/2008
Further technical specifications for the temporary expansion of the collateral framework
12/11/2008
Further technical specifications for the temporary expansion of the collateral framework
12/11/2008
Prime Minister of Poland visits the ECB
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07/11/2008
Results of the October 2008 bank lending survey for the euro area
07/11/2008
ECB publishes a book entitled “A strategic vision for statistics: challenges for the next 10 years”
06/11/2008
Monetary policy decisions
03/11/2008
ECB hosts meeting on establishing central counterparties for credit default swaps
29/10/2008
Start of the next phase of the Eurosystem cooperation programme with the Bank of Russia
29/10/2008
Transitional provisions for the application of minimum reserves by the ECB following the introduction of the euro in Slovakia
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27/10/2008
Statement by G-7 finance ministers and central bank governors
27/10/2008
Danmarks Nationalbank and European Central Bank cooperation to provide euro liquidity
23/10/2008
Changes to the framework for implementation of monetary policy in the euro area
23/10/2008
ESCB and CESR consult on recommendations for securities clearing and settlement systems and central counterparties in the European Union
22/10/2008
Evolution of the custody arrangement for international debt securities and their eligibility in Eurosystem credit operations
17/10/2008
Technical specifications for the temporary expansion of the collateral framework
17/10/2008
Relayed link between Clearstream Banking Frankfurt via Clearstream Banking Luxembourg to Euroclear France approved
17/10/2008
Prime Minister Karamanlis of the Hellenic Republic visits the ECB
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16/10/2008
Magyar Nemzeti Bank and European Central Bank cooperation to support the MNB’s Euro Liquidity Providing Instruments
15/10/2008
Swiss National Bank and European Central Bank cooperation to provide Swiss franc liquidity
15/10/2008
Measures to further expand the collateral framework and enhance the provision of liquidity
13/10/2008
Publication of the report on EU banking structures
13/10/2008
Measures designed to address elevated pressures in the short-term US dollar funding markets
08/10/2008
Changes in tender procedure and in the standing facilities corridor
08/10/2008
Change in senior management at the European Central Bank
08/10/2008
Monetary policy decisions
07/10/2008
Six-Month longer-term refinancing operation: increase in allotment amount
07/10/2008
US dollar liquidity-providing operations
03/10/2008
Counterparties for fine-tuning operations
02/10/2008
Monetary policy decisions
30/09/2008
Announcement of a consultation: glossary of terms related to payment, clearing and settlement systems
29/09/2008
Measures designed to address elevated pressures in the short-term us dollar funding markets
29/09/2008
Conduct of a special term refinancing operation
26/09/2008
Publication of the Euro Money Market Survey 2008
26/09/2008
Measures designed to address elevated pressures in the short-term US dollar funding markets
22/09/2008
Statement by G-7 finance ministers and central bank governors on global financial market turmoil
18/09/2008
Measures designed to address elevated pressures in the short-term US dollar funding markets
05/09/2008
ZHOU Xiaochuan, Governor of the People’s Bank of China visits the European Central Bank
04/09/2008
Continuation of supplementary longer-term refinancing operations
04/09/2008
Biennial review of the risk control measures in Eurosystem credit operations
04/09/2008
Payments: Commission and ECB support launch of pan-European SEPA Direct Debit; provide guidance to industry
04/09/2008
Monetary policy decisions
01/09/2008
ECB/ESCB co-operation with the National Bank of Serbia
08/08/2008
Results of the July 2008 bank lending survey for the euro area
07/08/2008
Monetary policy decisions
31/07/2008
Renewal of the supplementary three-month longer-term refinancing operations of 21 May and 11 June 2008
30/07/2008
Measures to enhance the US dollar term auction facility
17/07/2008
Launch of the CCBM2 project
17/07/2008
Launch of the TARGET2-Securities project
11/07/2008
Publication of the ECB Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure Oversight Report 2007
10/07/2008
Biannual information on euro banknote counterfeiting
09/07/2008
Review of the international role of the euro
08/07/2008
Communiqué of the European Central Bank and Národná banka Slovenska
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03/07/2008
Monetary policy decisions
01/07/2008
The ECB’s gold sales
27/06/2008
4th High-level Seminar of Central Banks in the East Asia-Pacific Region and the Euro Area
25/06/2008
The European Central Bank formally closes the public tender for a general contractor to build the new ECB premises
09/06/2008
Publication of the June 2008 ECB Financial Stability Review
05/06/2008
Monetary policy decisions
03/06/2008
Common roots – diversity of voices. Europe Cultural Days come to a close
29/05/2008
Euro central rates and compulsory intervention rates in ERM II
29/05/2008
10th Anniversary of the ECB: Publication of a special edition of the ECB’s Monthly Bulletin
28/05/2008
Joint communiqué on the Slovak koruna
23/05/2008
CSDs invited to join the TARGET2-Securities initiative
23/05/2008
Publication of an indicative calendar for the Eurosystem’s tender operations in 2009
23/05/2008
Publication of an indicative calendar showing reserve maintenance periods for 2009
19/05/2008
Final migration group connects to TARGET2
14/05/2008
EU 27 brought to Frankfurt within the framework of the 10th anniversary of the European Central Bank (14 May to 2 June 2008)
Opening Concert by the EuropaChorAkademie, introducing the “European Cantata”
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09/05/2008
TARGET2: Confirmation of go-live date for migration group 3
09/05/2008
Results of the April 2008 bank lending survey for the euro area
08/05/2008
Monetary policy decisions
07/05/2008
Publication of the ECB Convergence Report 2008
02/05/2008
Measures to address liquidity pressures in some funding markets
29/04/2008
Publication of the report on financial integration in Europe – April 2008
28/04/2008
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2007
10/04/2008
Monetary policy decisions
28/03/2008
Supplementary six-month longer-term refinancing operations and continuation of the supplementary three-month longer-term refinancing operations
20/03/2008
Eurosystem and Bank of Russia launch cooperation programme in the areas of banking supervision and internal audit
14/03/2008
Eurosystem and GCC central banks and monetary agencies hold high-level seminar
11/03/2008
Specific measures to address liquidity pressures in funding markets
08/03/2008
Visit by the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
06/03/2008
Annual Accounts of the European Central Bank for the year ending 31 December 2007
06/03/2008
Monetary policy decisions
27/02/2008
Visit by the President of Ireland
26/02/2008
Launch of a public consultation on the CCBM2 User Requirements
25/02/2008
Publication of the Proceedings of the Fourth ECB Central Banking Conference
18/02/2008
Second migration group connects to TARGET2
08/02/2008
TARGET2: confirmation of the go-live date for migration group 2
07/02/2008
Renewal of the supplementary longer-term refinancing operations of 23 November 2007 and 12 December 2007
07/02/2008
Monetary policy decisions
04/02/2008
Finalisation of the 2008 euro cash changeover in Cyprus and Malta
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28/01/2008
Joint statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank welcoming the formal launch of SEPA payment instruments by EU banks
25/01/2008
Central Bank of Cyprus joins the central bank gold agreement
25/01/2008
Central Bank of Malta joins the central bank gold agreement
22/01/2008
Bond Markets and long-term interest rates in non-euro area Member States of the European Union -addendum incorporating 2006 figures
21/01/2008
SEPA goes live - official launch of the single euro payments area
18/01/2008
Results of the January 2008 bank lending survey for the euro area
11/01/2008
Oversight Framework for Card Payment Schemes - Standards
10/01/2008
European Central Bank again offering US dollar liquidity
10/01/2008
Biannual information on euro banknote counterfeiting
10/01/2008
Monetary policy decisions
08/01/2008
Development of the euro area monetary financial institutions sector
03/01/2008
The euro cash changeover in Cyprus and Malta
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01/01/2008
Cyprus and Malta join the euro area