European Central Bank

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Published 17/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Jens Weidmann, President of German Bundesbank attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt June [more…]

German parties offer Macron first response on Europe

German parties offer Macron first response on Europe

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel give a joint news conference after the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December [more…]

Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Published 12/01/2018

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - Record high world [more…]

Euro surges above $1.21 to three-year high- yuan hits four-month peak

Euro surges above $1.21 to three-year high- yuan hits four-month peak

Published 12/01/2018

The euro surged above $1.21 to a three-year high on Friday on bets the European Central Bank is getting ready to wind down its huge monetary stimulus, and after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reached a deal that should lead to the formation of a "grand coalition" government. [more…]

German parties offer first response to Macron on Europe

German parties offer first response to Macron on Europe

Published 12/01/2018

Acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) Horst Seehofer and Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz pose [more…]

Central banker wants French banks to help drive European M&A

Central banker wants French banks to help drive European M&A

Published 18/12/2017

FILE PHOTO -- Governor of the Bank of France Francois Villeroy de Galhau attends a press conference after the Franco-German Financial Council meeting in Berlin, [more…]

One large euro zone bank is short of capital: ECB

One large euro zone bank is short of capital: ECB

Published 18/12/2017

The European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiFRANKFURT (Reuters) - One euro zone bank is falling short [more…]

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Published 15/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - World shares fell [more…]

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Published 15/12/2017

The Union Flag and a European Union flag fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, during the anti-Brexit 'People's March for Europe', [more…]