ECB approves collateral eligibility criteria of seven Eurosystem central banks

ECB governing council

The European Central Bank (ECB) on February 9 approved proposals from seven Eurosystem central banks to loosen further the criteria for eligible collateral in credit operations.

The Central Bank of Ireland, Bank of Spain, Banque de France, Bank of Italy, Central Bank of Cyprus, National Bank of Austria and the Bank of Portugal are due to release details on the specific national criteria and risk control measures for the temporary acceptance of additional credit claims as collateral.

The Bank of

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