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FRED Adds Key European Central Bank Interest Rates

FRED has added three new series: the key interest rates set by the Governing Council of the ECB for the euro area. These interest rates include:

  • The┬ádeposit facility rate, which banks may use to make overnight deposits with the Eurosystem.
  • The main refinancing operations (MRO) rate, which provides the bulk of liquidity to the banking system.
  • The marginal lending facility┬árate, which offers overnight credit to banks from the Eurosystem.

These data are copyrighted by the ECB. More details about the ECB’s policy rates are available on their website.

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