The European Central Bank has shut down its Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (Bird) website after it was hacked and injected with malware.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has today published the 2018 statistics on non-cash payments, which comprise indicators on access to and use of payment services and terminals by the public, as well as volumes and values of transactions processed through payment systems.
The imminent arrival of IMF managing director Christine Lagarde as the new president of the European Central Bank may harbour a greater role for central bank-backed digital currencies in managing the retreat from cash in developed economies.
The Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) has appointed Ulrich Bindseil as Director General of Market Infrastructure and Payments (DG-MIP).
Banks from France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia and Spain have joined with Swift to test real-time gpi cross-border payments through the Eurosystem’s Target Instant Payment Settlement (Tips).
While crypto-assets do not currently pose a threat to the euro area's financial stability, a disjointed approach at the national level could trigger regulatory arbitrage and hamper the resilience of the region's financial system, says an ECB paper.
The European Central Bank and the Nationale Bank van België/Banque Nationale de Belgique will host a conference entitled “Crossing the chasm to the retail payments of tomorrow”.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is looking to build momentum for its new TIPS instant payments service by calling on firms to showcase their ideas building on the initiative at an event this May.
Raiffeisenlandesbank, Raiffeisen International, BRED SA and Unicredit AG Germany have joined the TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) service, which offers real-time payments around the clock.
The European Central Bank is floating the idea of using instant payment rails to link up national card schemes as a means to break the duopoly enjoyed by Visa and Mastercard, who between them account for over 80% of all EU card transactions.
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