European Central Bank (ECB)

What is European Central Bank (ECB)?

European Central Bank (ECB) definition and meaning on Finance terms:
The ECB was established on 1 June 1998 in Frankfurt am Main as the body at the centre of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Eurosystem. Together with the national central banks of the EU Member States whose currency is the euro, the ECB defines and implements the monetary policy for the euro area. Since the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009, the ECB has been an EU institution. See also
euro area
European System of Central Banks (ESCB)
national central bank (NCB)<