Oct 18, 2016 02:01 PM IST
Banks stopped easing credit standards for enterprises in the three months to September and a narrow majority of them expects to tighten them in the current quarter, the ECB's lending survey showed.
- Oct 15, 2016 03:23 PM IST
The European Central Bank (ECB), for example, back in September 2014 was projecting headline inflation of 1.4 percent for the euro zone in 2016. Since then, that figure has come down to 0.2 percent last month. But the downward trend, which observers have become accustomed to, seems to be about to change.
- Oct 15, 2016 12:29 PM IST
China will also be in spotlight in the coming week, reporting third quarter GDP figures on Wednesday, with data likely showing steady growth at 6.7 percent, as increased budget spending and a property boom offset stubbornly weak exports.
- Oct 07, 2016 06:32 PM IST
The ECB has spent over a trillion dollars buying bonds in an effort to boost inflation, a key gauge of economic growth. But inflation rates remain just above zero and are not expected to reach the ECB target for at least two years.
- Oct 07, 2016 10:02 AM IST
India‘s macro story looks very good, says Sanjeev Prasad of Kotak Institutional Equities. Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Prasad said that global events are hard to predict.
- Oct 06, 2016 08:07 PM IST
Although Diego Parrilla thinks gold prices should stay contained in the short-term, down the track he envisages a "perfect storm" investment thesis that could ultimately end with asymmetric upside for the precious metal.
- Sep 30, 2016 08:20 AM IST
During the event, Nowotny described as overblown warnings by some critics that the euro could fail as a currency, and said the problems were with certain member states.
- Sep 08, 2016 09:15 PM IST
Nick Parsons of National Australia Bank believes any further QE could be counter-productive in the financial stability and banking sector profitability of the system and would have a negative impact on business consumer confidence.
- Sep 08, 2016 06:07 PM IST
Keeping rates deep in negative territory and printing money at a record pace, the ECB is hoping to revive inflation and growth in a region weighed down by nearly a decade of economic malaise and crises.
- Aug 22, 2016 10:54 AM IST
Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO-institutional equities of Ambit Capital, maintains his Sensex year-end target at 29,500.
- Jul 28, 2016 08:56 AM IST
Answer: Till as long as the liquidity taps are open.
- Jul 17, 2016 05:20 PM IST
Mario Draghi is likely to plead for governments to do more to boost the euro zone's economy in the coming week as the fallout of Britain's vote to leave the EU.
- Jun 28, 2016 08:19 AM IST
Viktor Shvets of Macquarie expects coordinated central bank action from the Bank of Japan, European Central Bank and Bank of England, with the Federal Reserve taking away tightening to reduce volatility, weaken Yen & avoid a strong US dollar.
- Jun 23, 2016 08:00 AM IST
A 'Leave' vote may not immediately result in the UK exiting the UK and a narrow 'Remain' may also impact UK politics, finds Credit Suisse.
- Jun 23, 2016 07:04 AM IST
The ECB's governing council announced that Greek banks will once again be allowed to participate in its regular refinancing operations, from which they had been barred for more than a year while Athens grappled with its creditors over the terms of its bailout.
- Jun 16, 2016 02:30 PM IST
Presenting an outlook that is consistent with its June 2 policy statement, the ECB said it expects domestic investment to rise further and consumer spending to be sustained at a relatively strong level, with major risks coming from outside the 19-member currency bloc.
- Jun 03, 2016 07:46 AM IST
The euro's decline kept the dollar index near a two-month peak, leaving it poised for a breakthrough should non-farm payrolls due later in the day bolster expectations for an imminent hike in US rates.
- Jun 02, 2016 02:20 PM IST
Along with the ECB, an OPEC meeting in Vienna was also at the forefront of investors' minds, with oil prices holding steady as analysts said they did not expect the meeting to result in restrictions on crude oil output.
- May 25, 2016 08:50 AM IST
"There is a reason to look at debt relief because the debt is very high and there will be some problems in the future, I think the debt analysis shows that," Dijsselbloem, who is also Dutch Finance Minister, added.
- May 04, 2016 02:33 PM IST
"The final PMI data confirm the earlier flash estimate that the euro zone economy grew at a steady but unspectacular annual rate of 1.5 percent at the start of the second quarter," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit.
- May 04, 2016 08:48 AM IST
The violet-coloured bill, the largest denomination banknote in the single currency area and physically also the bigger than the five other euro bills, is on the agenda of a meeting of the ECB's governing council, a bank spokesman told AFP.
- May 03, 2016 02:08 PM IST
ECB President Mario Draghi has repeatedly cited subdued growth in emerging market as a drag on the euro area recovery and one of the reasons underpinning its ultra-easy policies.
- Apr 29, 2016 08:52 AM IST
Quality of global growth remains a concern, while current market conditions are conducive for commodity-based economies, says Viktor Shvets of Macquarie.
- Apr 29, 2016 08:49 AM IST
Struggling with ultra low inflation, the ECB cut its deposit rate to -0.4 percent in March to force cash parked with the bank into the real economy to generate growth and inflation.
- Apr 27, 2016 05:36 PM IST
The Fed has held its overnight lending rate for banks at a target range of between 0.25 and 0.50 percent since it lifted the benchmark interest rate for the first time in a decade from near zero last December.