ECB ready to provide additional liquidity after Brexit vote

The European Central Bank (ECB) said it is closely monitoring financial markets following the British referendum and that it is ready to provide additional liquidity if needed.

"ECB continues to fulfil its responsibilities to ensure price stability and financial stability in the euro area," the ECB said in a statement released after Britain announced its decision to leave the European Union.

"The ECB stands ready to provide additional liquidity, if needed, in euro and foreign currencies," the statement added.

The ECB said that it is in close contact with other central banks and the banks that it supervises.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 12:22

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