POLICY

ECB keeps policy unchanged with door still open to more stimulus

ECB keeps policy unchanged with door still open to more stimulus

Published 12/12/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank left policy unchanged at new ECB President Christine Lagarde’s first meeting on Thursday, keeping money taps wide open [more…]

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Alberto Fernandez, after the center-left Peronist won a decisive election on Sunday, ousting [more…]

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Published 26/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Christine Lagarde will ensure European Central Bank policymakers climb down from their “ivory tower” and face the political realities of the euro [more…]

‘Never give up!’ Draghi tells Lagarde as he leaves ECB

‘Never give up!’ Draghi tells Lagarde as he leaves ECB

Published 24/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told his successor on Thursday to “never give up” on propping up the euro zone economy [more…]

Draghi ties Lagarde’s hands with promise of indefinite stimulus

Draghi ties Lagarde’s hands with promise of indefinite stimulus

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledged indefinite stimulus on Thursday to revive an ailing euro zone economy, tying the hands of [more…]

ECB’s tiered rate is cold comfort for euro zone banks

ECB’s tiered rate is cold comfort for euro zone banks

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is giving euro zone banks a small reprieve from a penalty charge on their idle cash but this [more…]

ECB action, hit by Trump as ‘hurting U.S. exports,’ ups pressure on Fed

ECB action, hit by Trump as ‘hurting U.S. exports,’ ups pressure on Fed

Published 12/09/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank’s move to cut interest rates and restart a larger stimulus program drew fast reaction from the White House [more…]

Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference

Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected on Thursday, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of [more…]

ECB cuts key rate, to restart bond purchases

ECB cuts key rate, to restart bond purchases

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected on Thursday, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of [more…]

ECB gives banks relief from penalty rate with tiered system

ECB gives banks relief from penalty rate with tiered system

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone banks will be exempted from paying the European Central Bank a penalty charge on idle cash worth six times their [more…]