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01/06/1998 The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels

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European Central Bank

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The European Central Bank

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The History of the European Central Bank

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ECB and the Eurosystem explained in 3 min.

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What is the role of the European Central Bank? | IG Explainers

The ECB formally replaced the EMI in 1998 by virtue of the Treaty on European Union, however it did not exercise its full powers until the introduction of the euro, signalling the third stage of EMU. The bank was the final institution needed for EMU, as outlined by the EMU reports of Pierre Werner and President Jacques Delors.