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  • ECB still set to turn off QE taps despite cocktail of risks: Poll Oct 16, 2018 10:42 AM IST

    ECB still set to turn off QE taps despite cocktail of risks: Poll

    Having bought more than 2.6 trillion euros worth of mostly government bonds since March 2015, the ECB has been slowly trimming back its purchases, hoping it has already done enough to bolster growth and inflation.

  • Euro zone business growth eased in September as factories hit brakes: PMI Sep 21, 2018 01:45 PM IST

    Euro zone business growth eased in September as factories hit brakes: PMI

    While the slowdown was slightly sharper than expected, growth remained robust and firms were able to increase their prices, purchasing managers said, offering some comfort to policymakers at the European Central Bank.

  • ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Benoit Coeure Sep 17, 2018 02:52 PM IST

    ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Benoit Coeure

    "A further clarification of our reaction function might help market participants and the broader public to better anticipate the likely future path of short-term interest rates," he added.

  • ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll Jul 19, 2018 07:53 AM IST

    ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll

    Euro zone growth outpaced that of its major peers last year for the first time since the 2007-08 financial crisis. But the latest poll of more than 100 economists, taken July 10-18, suggests growth momentum has already peaked.

  • European Central Bank patient and gradual with rate hikes: Mario Draghi Jun 19, 2018 04:29 PM IST

    European Central Bank patient and gradual with rate hikes: Mario Draghi

    The ECB last week decided to end its 2.6 trillion euro bond purchase programme by the close of the year but said interest rates would stay unchanged at least through next summer, a wording that pushed back rate hike expectations by three months to September.

  • Drop in euro zone April factory output puts ECB in a quandary Jun 13, 2018 07:38 PM IST

    Drop in euro zone April factory output puts ECB in a quandary

    The key question at the ECB's Thursday meeting is how it will guide markets on the expected path of interest rates.

  • Fed may need 'extreme' policy to deal with future shocks: Charles Evans Nov 14, 2017 02:15 PM IST

    Fed may need 'extreme' policy to deal with future shocks: Charles Evans

    One option is so-called price-level targeting, Evans said in remarks prepared for a European Central Bank conference in Frankfurt.

  • Global Markets: Dollar gains, euro, U.S. bond yields drop after ECB meeting Oct 26, 2017 11:09 PM IST

    Global Markets: Dollar gains, euro, U.S. bond yields drop after ECB meeting

    Gold dipped as the dollar gained against the euro after the ECB decision to trim bond purchases and as it hedged that move by also extending the lifespan of its bond-buying program.

  • ECB's next move should be a set of measures going beyond QE: Hansson Sep 18, 2017 02:36 PM IST

    ECB's next move should be a set of measures going beyond QE: Hansson

    "What I would advocate is a somewhat broader recalibration," Hansson, considered a moderate policy hawk, said. "We have a range of instruments already under implementation. And maybe a few that we could in addition bring to the table for consideration."

  • ECB to start laying groundwork for stimulus exit Sep 07, 2017 12:06 PM IST

    ECB to start laying groundwork for stimulus exit

    "The inflation outlook remains predictably anaemic, and if President Draghi is to be taken at his dovish word, that should imply filling up the bowl," Anatoli Annenkov, an economist at Societe Generale, said.

  • UBS upgrades European banks as ECB tapering approaches Sep 05, 2017 02:51 PM IST

    UBS upgrades European banks as ECB tapering approaches

    They also said that the recent strengthening in the euro made them more cautious on U.S.-exposed stocks but more positive on domestically exposed companies.

  • ECB's Mario Draghi will not deliver fresh policy steer at Jackson Hole: Sources Aug 16, 2017 01:31 PM IST

    ECB's Mario Draghi will not deliver fresh policy steer at Jackson Hole: Sources

    An ECB spokesman said that Draghi will focus on the theme of the symposium, fostering a dynamic global economy, in his Aug. 25 remarks, while the sources added that he was keen to hold off on the policy discussion until the autumn, as agreed at the last rate-setting meeting in July.

  • ECB slightly more likely to announce QE change in September vs October Aug 10, 2017 12:56 PM IST

    ECB slightly more likely to announce QE change in September vs October

    The central bank left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged in July and said it had not discussed anything on its 60 billion euros of monthly asset purchases, but signaled the discussions would come "this autumn".

  • German bund yields could rise as much as 70 basis points over the next two months Jul 18, 2017 05:20 PM IST

    German bund yields could rise as much as 70 basis points over the next two months

    Ever since European Central Bank president Mario Draghi signaled victory over deflation in the last week of June, all European sovereign bonds have been sold heavily. German bonds are the worst hit among other Europeam countries' bonds

  • ECB calls for tougher regulation of foreign bank branches Apr 06, 2017 10:59 PM IST

    ECB calls for tougher regulation of foreign bank branches

    The ECB proposal to European Union states, seen by Reuters, says that a draft piece of legislation on foreign bank regulation already under discussion among the 28 EU members should be toughened further.

  • ECB guidance change could lead to undue market turbulence: Minutes Apr 06, 2017 06:57 PM IST

    ECB guidance change could lead to undue market turbulence: Minutes

    The euro zone economy may be improving, but a change in the European Central Bank's policy guidance could backfire, tightening financial conditions, policymakers concluded at their March 9 meeting, the minutes of the discussion showed on Thursday.

  • ECB wants "ambitious and realistic" push to cut unpaid bank loans Mar 20, 2017 03:04 PM IST

    ECB wants "ambitious and realistic" push to cut unpaid bank loans

    The European Central Bank expects euro zone banks with high levels of unpaid loans to submit "ambitious and realistic" plans to bring them down, it said on Monday, as it published guidelines on non-performing loans (NPL).

  • Fed rate hike marks normalisation of US monetary policy: Fitch Mar 16, 2017 12:01 PM IST

    Fed rate hike marks normalisation of US monetary policy: Fitch

    Fitch said that the recent US rate hikes could mark the beginning of a significant shift in global interest rate environment, with benchmark US policy rates settling higher over the long-term than current market expectations.

  • ECB to sit tight ahead of potential election upsets Mar 09, 2017 07:50 AM IST

    ECB to sit tight ahead of potential election upsets

    Although economic growth and inflation are both picking up, the ECB is expected to resist calls to tighten policy, pointing to political risks, weak underlying price growth and a still fragile recovery nearly a decade after the bloc's economic woes began.

  • Euro zone inflation reaches 2% in February, as expected Mar 02, 2017 03:51 PM IST

    Euro zone inflation reaches 2% in February, as expected

    Inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro accelerated to 2.0 percent year-on-year in February, Eurostat estimated, up from 1.8 percent in January, meeting the European Central Bank's medium-term target of below, but close to 2 percent.

  • Will not focus on transient, oil-fuelled inflation bounce: ECB Feb 02, 2017 03:49 PM IST

    Will not focus on transient, oil-fuelled inflation bounce: ECB

    Inflation in the euro zone rose to within a whisker of the ECB's target in January, data showed this week, but the bank is pushing back calls from Germany to begin winding down its policy of aggressive bond-buying and below-zero interest rates.

  • From north to south, euro zone economy steams into 2017 Jan 31, 2017 08:19 AM IST

    From north to south, euro zone economy steams into 2017

    There are risks ahead - some economic, some political - but for now the 19 member states of the euro zone are doing better than many expected.

  • Euro zone corporate lending accelerates in December Jan 27, 2017 02:56 PM IST

    Euro zone corporate lending accelerates in December

    Corporate lending grew by 2.3 percent in December after a revised 2.1 percent increase one month earlier, the data showed.

  • Oil prices to push up eurozone inflation: ECB survey Jan 20, 2017 08:10 PM IST

    Oil prices to push up eurozone inflation: ECB survey

    Rising oil prices will lead to higher inflation in the eurozone over the next two years than previously expected, a European Central Bank survey said today.

  • ECB's QE will not last forever: Benoit Coeure Jan 20, 2017 02:20 PM IST

    ECB's QE will not last forever: Benoit Coeure

    "QE (quantitative easing) will not last forever", Coeure said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "It's too early to start a discussion on tapering."

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