Euro Zone as a Whole

Dollar adrift in a sea of central bank uncertainty

Published 21/12/2015

SYDNEY/TOKYO The dollar drifted lower in light Asian trading on Monday amid doubts about how far and fast the Federal Reserve would raise U.S. interest [more…]

ECB’s Weidmann does not see Greek debt relief as urgent: Naftemporiki

Published 17/12/2015

ATHENS Greece faces relatively low debt servicing needs in the coming years and further debt relief is not a matter of urgency, Greek financial daily [more…]

Britain and Italy say agree on need for deep reform of EU

Published 15/12/2015

LONDON Britain and Italy said on Tuesday that they agree on the need to reform the European Union to protect the rights of the bloc's [more…]

Exclusive: ECB lowered stimulus ambitions after hitting opposition – sources

Published 05/12/2015

FRANKFURT Hints by Mario Draghi ahead of last Thursday's ECB rate meeting that the euro zone may need another big injection of money backfired, stiffening [more…]

ECB to continue to support recovery: Eurogroup’s Dijsselbloem

Published 03/12/2015

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank looks set to continue to support the economy as the euro zone's upswing broadens and strengthens, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem [more…]

French far-right eyes big gains in high-stakes regional election

Published 03/12/2015

PARIS France's far-right National Front is set to score huge gains in regional elections on Sunday, redrawing the political landscape of the euro zone's second-biggest [more…]

Euro zone countries must do more for economy, ECB’s Draghi says

Published 03/12/2015

FRANKFURT European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on Thursday for euro zone member states to do more to improve the economy.

Saying that the [more…]

The Great Divide: How markets are shaping up ahead of Fed, ECB

Published 30/11/2015

LONDON The U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are expected to deliver sharply contrasting policy decisions next month, reflecting how the world's two largest [more…]

Dollar stands tall, euro pressured ahead of ECB meeting, yuan volatile

Published 30/11/2015

TOKYO/SYDNEY The dollar edged up to a fresh 8-1/2-month high against a basket of global currencies on Monday, while the prospect of further stimulus this [more…]

Euro on defensive, pressured by ECB stimulus expectations

Published 23/11/2015

SINGAPORE The euro languished near a seven-month low against the dollar on Monday, weighed down by expectations that the European Central Bank will ramp up [more…]