European Central Bank

ECB’s Nowotny: nervousness about Italian policy under future…

ECB’s Nowotny: nervousness about Italian policy under future…

Published 21/05/2018

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Potential policy changes under a government being formed in Italy are creating a lot of nervousness but it is necessary to wait [more…]

EU fears new Italian policies could set stage for next euro zone…

EU fears new Italian policies could set stage for next euro zone…

Published 18/05/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s emerging ruling coalition is likely to put deeper euro zone integration on hold and could set the stage for the bloc’s [more…]

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Published 16/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone’s most indebted economies, has had only a [more…]

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Published 07/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany and France agreed on most fundamental issues related to Europe but the two countries [more…]

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Published 03/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - As speculation about interest rate rises and policy ‘normalization’ in the euro zone, Japan, Britain and China falls away rapidly, the U.S. [more…]

Euro zone banks continue to work off bad debt: ECB

Euro zone banks continue to work off bad debt: ECB

Published 30/04/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone banks continued to cut their pile of soured debt in the final quarter of last year, European Central Bank data [more…]

Euro zone lending picks up, money supply growth slows in March

Euro zone lending picks up, money supply growth slows in March

Published 30/04/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lending to euro zone households and companies accelerated in March while a broader indicator of money circulating in the currency bloc, which [more…]

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity across the euro zone was still growing as the second quarter began, but at a more modest rate than around [more…]

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The ECB meets on Thursday against a backdrop of concern about a global trade spat and a softening in euro zone economic [more…]

France’s Macron says euro zone must agree on solidarity mechanisms

France’s Macron says euro zone must agree on solidarity mechanisms

Published 19/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that euro zone member states should add solidarity mechanisms such as a banking union to [more…]