ECB Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - Schedules for the meetings of the Governing Council and the General Council of the ECB and the related press conferences in 2003, 20 June.

The Governing Council has agreed that in 2003 its meetings will continue to be held, as a rule, on the Thursday of the first and third week of each month. As in 2002, exceptions to this rule are envisaged in order to accommodate special holiday situations.

As announced on 8 November 2001, the stance of the ECB's monetary policy will continue