Keyword: Ecb

  • Report: Weidmann's term at Bundesbank to be renewed
    Report: Weidmann's term at Bundesbank to be renewed
    12h ago

    President of Germany's Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann (pictured), will serve eight more years on the post, according to the sources in Germany's government cited b...

  • Draghi stresses euro's role in EU integration
    Draghi stresses euro's role in EU integration
    19h ago

    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, told members of the European Parliament that prosperity and stability "is a shared challenge" and claimed the best approach is to act "collectively." Speaking on T...

  • ECB's Nowotny: Growth slower, to stay positive
    ECB's Nowotny: Growth slower, to stay positive
    1/11

    Member of the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council Ewald Nowotny said on Friday that growth rates in Europe will be slower in 2019, but will however stay in the positive territory. Germany, he stated, is likely to have "a v...

  • ECB: Oil price drop, fiscal stimulus are upside risks
    ECB: Oil price drop, fiscal stimulus are upside risks
    1/10

    The Eurozone's monetary policy makers warned of numerous factors impacting growth, market stability and business expenditure, including worsened expectations on the corporate earnings front and trade disputes on a global level. In th...

  • ECB takes charge of Italy's Banca Carige
    ECB takes charge of Italy's Banca Carige
    1/2

    Italy's regulatory body Consob halted the trading in shares of Banca Carige SpA on Wednesday at its own request, followed by an announcement by the European Central Bank that it is appointing three temporary administrators and a surv...

  • Draghi: Decision on APP was unanimous
    Draghi: Decision on APP was unanimous
    12/13/2018

    President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi said on Thursday that the decision on ending the asset purchase program (APP) was unanimous.

    When asked about the possi...

  • Draghi reveals 'increasing caution' within ECB
    Draghi reveals 'increasing caution' within ECB
    12/13/2018

    According to the European Central Bank chief, the drivers of recovery still in place, but "weaker," and "for a while now." Mario Draghi told reporters in Frankfurt on Thursday that policymakers are asking themselves &...

  • ECB slightly trims growth outlook for this year, 2019
    ECB slightly trims growth outlook for this year, 2019
    12/13/2018

    Mario Draghi told reporters "softer external demand" is affecting the economy and that there may be "slower momentum ahead" even though domestic demand, investment and labor market are robust. The president of the Eur...

  • ECB keeps rates unchanged, announces end of QE
    ECB keeps rates unchanged, announces end of QE
    12/13/2018

    The European Central Bank kept its interest rates unchanged on Thursday. Policy makers said they expect interest rates to remain at present levels "at least through the summer of 2019." The EU central bankers decided that the i...

  • ECB's Weidmann: Our moves depend on data
    ECB's Weidmann: Our moves depend on data
    12/3/2018

    Jens Weidmann told the audience at an event in Frankfurt on Monday that the trust of citizens in Europe must be regained and stressed the factors which make monetary conditions relaxed even after the announced finish to the bond-buying p...

  • ECB warns of risk surge in emerging markets, debt
    ECB warns of risk surge in emerging markets, debt
    11/29/2018

    The Eurozone is benefiting from economic expansion and improvements in the resilience of banks, while volatility episodes haven't endangered the global financial system, but the threat of external risks has become stronger, the Europ...

  • Mersch: Bond-buying must remain market neutral
    Mersch: Bond-buying must remain market neutral
    11/27/2018

    Member of the executive board of the European Central Bank Yves Mersch said on Tuesday that the ECB’s bond-buying must have a neutral effect on markets. Speaking in Frankfurt, the policymaker affirmed that the use of such tools in ...

  • ECB's Draghi: Growth slows due to weaker trade
    ECB's Draghi: Growth slows due to weaker trade
    11/26/2018

    European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi stated on Monday that the slowdown in the third quarter of this year can be attributed to "weaker trade," besides sector-specific factors. Employment growth is expected to slo...

  • ECB's Praet: Inflation to rise over medium term
    ECB's Praet: Inflation to rise over medium term
    11/26/2018

    Executive board member and chief economist of the European Central Bank, Peter Praet, said on Monday that the recent economic data shows that the growth momentum in the Eurozone has slowed after five years, with year-over-year Gross Dome...

  • ECB minutes: Short-term yields are exceptionally low
    ECB minutes: Short-term yields are exceptionally low
    11/22/2018

    The European Central Bank said in a monetary policy document that "a number of arguments" point to increasing downward risks to economic growth. Minutes published on Thursday from the two-day meeting which ended on October 25, ...

  • EU Parliament approves Enria as head of ECB watchdog
    EU Parliament approves Enria as head of ECB watchdog
    11/20/2018

    The European Parliament's Economic Affairs Committee voted in favor of Andrea Enria (pictured) becoming the next head of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    Enria, who has served as the ...

  • No-deal Brexit would be detrimental to UK - ECB's Villeroy
    No-deal Brexit would be detrimental to UK - ECB's Villeroy
    11/19/2018

    Francois Villeroy de Galhau, governor of the Bank of France, stated in Tokyo on Monday that a potential no-deal Brexit would not significantly impact the economy of the European Union, but warned that Britain leaving the bloc without an ...

  • Weidmann urges curbing stimulus to gain firepower
    Weidmann urges curbing stimulus to gain firepower
    11/16/2018

    Jens Weidmann from the European Central Bank's Governing Council highlighted the "rather limited" space for rate-setters in case of an economic meltdown and stressed the importance of independence and "narrow interpret...

  • ECB's Weidmann declares victory in inflation
    ECB's Weidmann declares victory in inflation
    11/14/2018

    One of the top officials from the European Central Bank flagged on Wednesday the limitations for policymakers likely to be met in the next recession and urged for persistent normalization in a gradual manner after years of unconventional...

  • Not much contagion from Italy, ECB's Praet says
    Not much contagion from Italy, ECB's Praet says
    11/13/2018

    Peter Praet from the European Central Bank told CNBC "all options are on the table" regarding the monetary policy stance, but that "a substantial degree of change in the base case scenario" would be required to turn b...