ECB Interest Rates

The Governing Council of European Central Bank sets interest rates for the euro area. Interest rates are in percentages per annum.

Current rates effective 18 September 2019

Deposit Facility: -0.50%

The rate banks can use for overnight deposits with the Eurosystem.

Fixed Rate Tender: 0.00%

The rate that provides the bulk of liquidity to the banking system.

Marginal Lending: 0.25%

The rate that offers overnight credit to banks from the Eurosystem.

Previous rates

Effective Date Deposit Facility Fixed Rate Tender Marginal Lending
16/03/2016 -0.40 0.00 0.25
09/12/2015 -0.30 0.05 0.30
10/09/2014 -0.20 0.05 0.30
11/06/2014 -0.10 0.15 0.40
13/11/2013 0.00 0.25 0.75
08/05/2013 0.00 0.50 1.00
11/07/2012 0.00 0.75 1.5
14/12/2011 0.25 1.00 1.75
09/11/2011 0.5 1.25 2.00
14/09/2011 0.75 1.50 2.25
10/08/2011 0.75 1.50 2.25
13/07/2011 0.75 1.50 2.25
13/04/2011 0.50 1.25 2.00
13/08/2009 0.50 1.25 2.00