European Central Bank Glossary
The ECB is the central bank for Europe's single currency, the euro. The ECB’s main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power and thus price stability in the euro area. The ECB glossary explains terms related to monetary policy, payments & securities, statistics and to ECB's own structure. This glossary may be obtained free of charge through the ECB's website.
Payment Settlement Message Notification
Payment Settlement Message Request
payment versus payment
personal identification number
point of sale
portfolio investment account