European Central Bank

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]

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…]

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

Published 07/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another [more…]

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes

Published 22/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed [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…]

Italy’s UniCredit says it is among banks accused of running bond…

Italy’s UniCredit says it is among banks accused of running bond…

Published 11/04/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s biggest lender UniCredit said it is among a group of banks accused of running a cartel in trading euro zone government [more…]

ECB’s Coeure says financial risks from no-deal Brexit are limited

ECB’s Coeure says financial risks from no-deal Brexit are limited

Published 05/04/2019

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The European Central Bank considers that risks to the euro zone financial stability from a no-deal Brexit are “limited” and have been [more…]

Euro zone took steps to prepare for no-deal Brexit: Eurogroup’s…

Euro zone took steps to prepare for no-deal Brexit: Eurogroup’s…

Published 05/04/2019

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Euro zone countries have taken steps to prepare for a no-deal Brexit but are still hoping that this scenario will not occur, [more…]