LARGE UPDATE : 13/09/2019 : We updated the database to include all Introductory Statements until June 2019 (included). The next update is planned for the end of the year 2019 (or early 2020 as we are traditionnally late) and will include conferences up to Dec 2019 and between 2004 and 2005.
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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