The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) is the central bank of the Republic of Austria and an integral part of the Eurosystem. As such, the OeNB fulfills a wide range of tasks and responsibilities, which also involves participation in international organizations and offering extensive information services to the general public. The OeNB's core business areas are: • Monetary Policy: The OeNB safeguards price stability and contributes significantly to the stability of money and credit markets. It contributes to the stability-oriented monetary policy of the Eurosystem, conducts monetary policy operations with banks and manages foreign reserve assets. • Financial Stability: The OeNB analyzes and examines banks and contributes to the maintenance of financial stability. • Banknotes and coins: The OeNB provides Austrian businesses and consumers with high-quality, secure cash. • Statistics: The OeNB provides comprehensive, high-quality and timely financial statistics. • Payments: The OeNB facilitates efficient cashless payments.