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New times for ECB’s monetary policy decisions and press conference

27 June 2022

  • ECB moves announcement of its monetary policy decisions to 14:15 CET, starting 21 July 2022
  • Start of ECB press conferences changed to 14:45 CET

The European Central Bank (ECB) is changing the publication time of its monetary policy decisions and the timing of the press conferences at which the decisions are explained.

Starting from 21 July, monetary policy decisions will be published at 14:15 CET (instead of 13:45). The press conferences will begin at 14:45 CET (instead of 14:30). Publication of related documents, such as the monetary policy statement, will shift accordingly (to 15:00 CET). The new times will apply to future monetary policy decisions and press conferences.

The schedule for monetary policy meetings remains unchanged.

For media queries, please contact Eszter Miltényi-Torstensson, Tel: +49 69 1344 8034.


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