NEWS 27/08/2018: After a long waiting period, the data are updated to include all press conferences until June 2018. We do apologize for the late update. Next update in November 2018.
The Central Bank Communication Index (CBCI) measures the content of European Central Bank (ECB) press conferences introductory statement since 2006. Every month and then since January 2015 every 6 weeks, the President of the ECB details, reading a statement, the central bank monetary policy decisions and the economic situation of the Euro Area. The press conference starts at 14:30 CET and its calendar is available here.
The CBCI provides empirical scores of the inclination of introductory statements (available on the ECB website) using textual analysis. It differentiates :
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