ECB Press Conference

PRESS CONFERENCE - Introductory statement with a transcript of the questions and answers by Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 10 October 2002.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I will report on the outcome of today's meeting of the Governing Council of the ECB.

Today, the Governing Council continued its in-depth examination of monetary, financial and economic developments, incorporati