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Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters) - The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are [more…]

Euro zone banking at risk of dangerous fragmentation, ECB warns

Euro zone banking at risk of dangerous fragmentation, ECB warns

Published 16/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone banks are turning away from cross-border activity, putting at risk the bloc’s banking union and raising the risk of dangerous [more…]

New round of U.S. tariffs a ‘modest’ hit for euro area: ECB

New round of U.S. tariffs a ‘modest’ hit for euro area: ECB

Published 24/04/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A new round of tariffs between the United States and its main partners would only cause a “modest decrease” in the pace [more…]

ECB model suggests euro zone growth could slow further: sources

ECB model suggests euro zone growth could slow further: sources

Published 12/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An internal European Central Bank model indicates the euro zone’s economic growth could slow further in the second quarter, suggesting the projected [more…]

ECB papers over euro zone cracks with more bank loans

ECB papers over euro zone cracks with more bank loans

Published 08/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank’s fourth round of cheap long-term loans targeted at banks may steer euro zone lenders away from a cliff [more…]

ECB pushes out rate hike, offers cheap cash to banks

ECB pushes out rate hike, offers cheap cash to banks

Published 08/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank changed tack on its tightening plan on Thursday, pushing out the timing of its first post-crisis rate hike [more…]

ECB’s new bank loan scheme won’t cover mortgages: Vasiliauskas

ECB’s new bank loan scheme won’t cover mortgages: Vasiliauskas

Published 08/03/2019

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Euro zone banks will not be able to use a new longer-term lending facility from the European Central Bank to extend mortgages, [more…]

ECB’s Draghi surprised colleagues with bold stimulus plans: sources

ECB’s Draghi surprised colleagues with bold stimulus plans: sources

Published 07/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi caught even dovish rate-setters off guard by pushing on Thursday for unexpectedly generous stimulus after forecasts [more…]

ECB to appoint banking watchdog vice chair ‘in coming weeks’: Draghi

ECB to appoint banking watchdog vice chair ‘in coming weeks’: Draghi

Published 07/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will appoint someone to become the euro zone’s second-most senior banking watchdog “in the coming weeks”, ECB President [more…]

ECB statement following policy meeting

ECB statement following policy meeting

Published 07/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Following is the text of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s statement after the ECB’s policy meeting on Thursday: Based on our [more…]