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In her animated films, the Bundesbank explains important topics easy to understand.

The tasks of the Deutsche Bundesbank

The Deutsche Bundesbank is the independent central bank of Germany. Its core business area is the monetary policy of the Eurosystem. Besides this, however, the Bundesbank performs a number of other important tasks. The following animation film gives an overview.

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What is the origin of money?

The core theme of each central bank is the money. But how does it happen in the world? This question goes to the Bundesbank and answered them in animated films.


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Book Money

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Central Bank Money

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Price Stability

The euro has proven to be a stable currency. The Bundesbank, together with the other central banks in the euro area, makes sure of this. But why is a stable currency so important? The Bundesbank has created an animated film to illustrate why it is important that prices do not rise or fall sharply overall and which role the central bank plays in safeguarding price stability.

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Additional information

Educational materials and online games of the ECB

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The European Central Bank website offers a variety of teaching materials and monetary policy simulation games.