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The Central Bank of Luxembourg (French: Banque centrale du Luxembourg, BCL) was founded in 1998, at the same time the European Central Bank was created, by laws dated 22 April and 23 December. It is part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).

Central Bank of Luxembourg
Banque centrale du Luxembourg ‹See Tfd›(in French)
HeadquartersLuxembourg City
GovernorGaston Reinesch
Central bank ofLuxembourg
Succeeded byEuropean Central Bank (1998)1
1 The Central Bank of Luxembourg still exists but many functions have been taken over by the ECB.

The Banque centrale du Luxembourg's head office is located on Boulevard Royal.

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  • Ernest Mühlen, Monnaie et circuits financiers au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Université Internationale de Sciences Comparées, Luxembourg, 1968.
  • Roger Croisé, René Link, La législation monétaire au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg de 1815 à nos jours, Edition Lux-Numis, Luxembourg,1988, 639 p.

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