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Governing Council of the European Central Bank

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The Governing Council of the European Central Bank is the main decision-making body of the European Central Bank (ECB) and has "sole responsibility" for formulating monetary policy in the Eurozone. [1]

39 relations: Ardo Hansson, Bank of Slovenia, Bank reserves, Benoît Cœuré, Carlos Costa (banker), Chrystalla Georghadji, Erkki Liikanen, European Central Bank, European Commission, European Council, Eurosystem, Eurotower (Frankfurt am Main), Eurozone, Ewald Nowotny, Executive Board of the European Central Bank, François Villeroy de Galhau, Frankfurt, Germany, Ignazio Visco, Ilmārs Rimšēvičs, Inflation, Interest rate, Jens Weidmann, Jozef Makúch, Klaas Knot, Luis María Linde, Mario Draghi, Mario Vella, Monetary policy, Peter Praet, Philip R. Lane, President of the European Central Bank, President of the European Council, Sabine Lautenschläger, Single Supervisory Mechanism, Treaty of Rome, Vítor Constâncio, Yannis Stournaras, Yves Mersch.

Ardo Hansson

Ardo Hillar Hansson (born 15 July 1958 in Chicago) is an Estonian economist.

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Bank of Slovenia

The Bank of Slovenia (Banka Slovenije) is the bank of issue and the central bank of the Republic of Slovenia.

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Bank reserves

Bank reserves are a commercial banks' holdings of deposits in accounts with a central bank (for instance the European Central Bank or the applicable branch bank of the Federal Reserve System, in the latter case including federal funds), plus currency that is physically held in the bank's vault ("vault cash").

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Benoît Cœuré

Benoît Georges Cœuré (born 17 March 1969) is a French economist who was appointed to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) in 2011.

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Carlos Costa (banker)

Carlos da Silva Costa (born November 3, 1949 in Oliveira de Azeméis) is a Portuguese economist and the current governor of the Bank of Portugal since June 7, 2010.

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Chrystalla Georghadji

Chrystalla Georghadji (Famagusta, Cyprus, 13 July 1956) is the governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) since 11 April 2014.

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Erkki Liikanen

Erkki Antero Liikanen (born 19 September 1950) is a Finnish social democratic politician and the Governor of the Bank of Finland.

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European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank for the euro and administers monetary policy of the euro area, which consists of 19 EU member states and is one of the largest currency areas in the world.

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European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

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European Council

The European Council, charged with defining the European Union's (EU) overall political direction and priorities, is the institution of the EU that comprises the heads of state or government of the member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission.

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Eurosystem

The Eurosystem is the monetary authority of the eurozone, the collective of European Union member states that have adopted the euro as their sole official currency.

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Eurotower (Frankfurt am Main)

Eurotower is a 40-storey, skyscraper in the Innenstadt district of Frankfurt, Germany.

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Eurozone

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Ewald Nowotny

Ewald Nowotny (born June 28, 1944, in Vienna) is an Austrian economist and social democratic politician and currently governor of Austria's central bank Oesterreichische Nationalbank and member of the European Central Bank (ECB)’s governing council.

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Executive Board of the European Central Bank

The Executive Board of the European Central Bank is the organ responsible for implementing monetary policy for the Eurozone in line with the guidelines and decisions taken by the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

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François Villeroy de Galhau

François Villeroy de Galhau (born 24 February 1959) is a French central banker, Governor of the Bank of France since 1 November 2015.

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Ignazio Visco

Ignazio Visco OMRI (born 21 November 1949) is an Italian economist and the current Governor of the Bank of Italy.

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Ilmārs Rimšēvičs

Ilmārs Rimšēvičs (born 30 April 1965) is a Latvian economist who has served as the governor of the central Bank of Latvia since 2001.

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Inflation

In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

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Interest rate

An interest rate is the amount of interest due per period, as a proportion of the amount lent, deposited or borrowed (called the principal sum).

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Jens Weidmann

Jens Weidmann (born 20 April 1968) is a German economist, president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, and Chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements.

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Jozef Makúch

Jozef Makúch (born 26 August 1953 in Podhájska, Czechoslovakia) is the Governor of Národná banka Slovenska since 12 January 2010.

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Klaas Knot

Klaas Henderikus Willem "Klaas" Knot (born 14 April 1967 in Bedum) is a Dutch economist and central banker, who is the current President of the Dutch central bank De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB).

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Luis María Linde

Luis María Linde de Castro (born May 15, 1945 in Madrid) is a Spanish economist and civil worker who has served as chairman of the Spanish Central Bank since June 11, 2012.

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Mario Draghi

Mario Draghi (born 3 September 1947) is an Italian economist serving as the President of the European Central Bank since 2011.

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Mario Vella

Mario Vella (Born 1953) is a major Maltese philosopher, economist and political theorist.

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Monetary policy

Monetary policy is the process by which the monetary authority of a country, typically the central bank or currency board, controls either the cost of very short-term borrowing or the monetary base, often targeting an inflation rate or interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust in the currency.

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Peter Praet

Peter Praet (born 20 January 1949 in Herchen near Eitorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) is executive board member and chief economist of the European Central Bank.

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Philip R. Lane

Philip Richard Lane (born 27 August 1969) is an Irish economist who has served as the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland since November 2015.

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President of the European Central Bank

The President of the European Central Bank is the head of the European Central Bank (ECB), the institution responsible for the management of the euro and monetary policy in the Eurozone of the European Union (EU).

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President of the European Council

The President of the European Council is a principal representative of the European Union (EU) on the world stage, and the person presiding over and driving forward the work of the European Council.

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Sabine Lautenschläger

Sabine Lautenschläger (born 3 June 1964) is a German jurist and central banker.

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Single Supervisory Mechanism

The Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) is the name for the mechanism that grants the European Central Bank (ECB) a supervisory role to monitor the financial stability of banks based in participating nation states.

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Treaty of Rome

The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Rome) is one of two treaties forming the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU), the other being the Treaty on European Union (TEU; also referred to as the Treaty of Maastricht).

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Vítor Constâncio

Vítor Manuel Ribeiro Constâncio, GCC, GCIH (born 12 October 1943) is a Portuguese economist who has served as Vice President of the European Central Bank since June 2010.

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Yannis Stournaras

Yannis (or Giannis) Stournaras (Γιάννης Στουρνάρας; born 10 December 1956), is a Greek economist who has been the Governor of the Bank of Greece since June 2014.

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Yves Mersch

Yves Mersch (born 1 October 1949 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgian jurist and lawyer who served as Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg from the bank's formation in 1998 until 2012 and as a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since 2012.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governing_Council_of_the_European_Central_Bank

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