歐洲中央銀行於2009115日調降貨幣政策利率0.5個百分點

歐洲中央銀行於2009115日宣布調降貨幣政策利率(主要融通最低利率,即期限一週的附買回交易利率)0.5個百分點,至2%。此外,將歐洲中央銀行的隔夜擔保融通利率和隔夜轉存款利率分別訂定在3%1%。以下為歐洲中央銀行新聞稿:

 

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15 January 2009 - Monetary policy decisions

2009115 -- 貨幣政策決定

 

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB took the following monetary policy decisions:  

在今天的歐洲中央銀行理事會議,作出下列各項貨幣政策決定:

 

The interest rate on the main refinancing operations of the Eurosystem will be decreased by 50 basis points to 2.00%, starting from the operation to be settled on 21 January 2009.  

歐元體系的主要融通操作最低利率將調降50個基點至2.00%,自2009121日交割的操作開始適用。

 

The interest rate on the marginal lending facility will be set at 3.00%, with effect from 21 January 2009.  

擔保融通利率將訂定為3.00%,自2009121日起生效。

 

The interest rate on the deposit facility will be set at 1.00%, with effect from 21 January 2009.  

轉存款利率將訂定為1.00%,自2009121日起生效。

 

These decisions are in accordance with the Governing Council’s decision on 18 December 2008 to restore the width of the corridor of standing facility rates around the interest rate on the main refinancing operation to 200 basis points.

這些決定係依照20081218日理事會決議,將歐洲中央銀行經常性存放款服務的利率差距恢復至200個基點,隨主要融通操作利率浮動。

 

The President of the ECB will comment on the considerations underlying these decisions at a press conference starting at 2.30 p.m. CET today.

歐洲中央銀行總裁將會在歐洲中央時間今天下午230分舉行的記者會上說明這些決定的背景考慮。