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The European Central Bank is the central bank for Europe's single currency, the euro. Its main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power.

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@Unicatt  Draghi: What gave us the courage to act during the crisis was the conviction that there was a far greater risk if we did nothing. Inaction would have meant nothing less than the failure of our mandate and, potentially, of the currency we had been tasked with preserving.

Don’t miss The ECB Podcast! Listen to @michaelsteen  ask one of our guests in the first episode, ECB innovation team leader Dirk Bullmann, about blockchain – what is it, how does it work and why is it of interest to the ECB? #podcast 

The measures we took in 2010 to support gender balance are helping to close the gender promotion gap at the ECB, the latest Research Bulletin shows

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But a lot remains to be done: women are still less likely than men to apply for promotion and are still under-represented in top positions. Find out more in our recent working paper

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Praet: As a central bank, we can create money to buy assets #AskECB 

Could #bitcoin  offer a viable alternative to traditional currencies? Join in our third #ECBYouthDialogue  and tell us what you think! If you have questions about #cryptocurrencies , why not #AskDraghi ! Find out how here:

Watch again: Mario Draghi answers a student’s question on cryptocurrencies #ECBYouthDialogue  #GenerationEuro 

The #Avengers  aren’t the only ones who promised to do #WhateverItTakes ! Almost 7 years ago, we heard something similar…

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ELA to Greek banks maintained at its current level

Draghi: Negative rates will not provoke the collapse of the financial system

Draghi: 'Minibots' are either money and then they are illegal or they are debt and then the stock of debt goes up. I don’t think there is a third possibility.

Draghi: Combined monthly purchases will be €60 billion, to be carried out at least until end-Sept 2016

We at the ECB 🖤 stable prices #ValentinesDay 

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