Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

ECB defends stimulus scheme from German court challenge

ECB defends stimulus scheme from German court challenge

Published 10/07/2018

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Central Bank defended its 2.6 trillion-euro bond-buying program before the European Union’s top court on Tuesday from accusations it was [more…]

Britain’s May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

Britain’s May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May moved to reassert her authority on Tuesday after two top cabinet members quit and launched broadsides against [more…]

As courts rule, Trump says migrants should not come to U.S. illegally

As courts rule, Trump says migrants should not come to U.S. illegally

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed back against court rulings against his administration’s migrant detention policies, saying immigrants should not come [more…]

Bavaria premier: we don’t want to risk German government stability

Bavaria premier: we don’t want to risk German government stability

Published 02/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bavaria does not want to risk the stability of the German government, state premier Markus Soeder said, adding he hoped for a [more…]

Bulgaria aims to enter euro ‘waiting room’, EU bank union on same day

Bulgaria aims to enter euro ‘waiting room’, EU bank union on same day

Published 29/06/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria aims to join the EU’s banking union on the same day it enters the “waiting room” for euro zone membership, where [more…]

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

EU regulators wrong to say UK banks unready for no-deal Brexit:…

EU regulators wrong to say UK banks unready for no-deal Brexit:…

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - European Union regulators are “very wide of the mark” in judging that banks in Britain are unprepared for the risk of Britain [more…]