NEWS 25/09/2017: The lexicon is now available here. We will update in the coming days all graphs and download sections to include all ECB press conferences between January 2004 and March 2017 (included). The remaining press conferences will be added in the coming weeks.
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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