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Several ECB policymakers doubt projected growth rebound: sources

16 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Several European Central Bank policymakers think the bank's economic projections are too optimistic as growth weakness in China and trade tensions linger, four sources with direct knowledge of discussions said.

Greece to strike deal this weekend to repay IMF early: official

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Greece is looking to strike a deal this weekend to repay early about half of the loans it received from the International Monetary Fund, in a bid to lower the euro zone member's burden of debt servicing, a senior official said on Friday.

ECB model suggests euro zone growth could slow further: sources

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON An internal European Central Bank model indicates the euro zone's economic growth could slow further in the second quarter, suggesting the projected recovery may be delayed even further, two sources familiar with the discussion said on Friday.

Greece to strike deal this weekend to repay IMF early - official

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Greece is looking to strike a deal this weekend to repay early about half of the loans it received from the International Monetary Fund, in a bid to lower the euro zone member's burden of debt servicing, a senior official said on Friday.

ECB model suggests euro zone growth could slow further - sources

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON An internal European Central Bank model indicates the euro zone's economic growth could slow further in the second quarter, suggesting the projected recovery may be delayed even further, two sources familiar with the discussion said on Friday.

RPT--ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash: sources

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash - sources

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB leaning towards rewarding banks who lend, sceptical on tiered rate: sources

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB's Draghi whets investor appetite for more action

10 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - ECB President Mario Draghi raised the prospect of more support for the struggling euro zone economy on Wednesday if its slowdown persisted, saying the central bank had "plenty of instruments" with which to react. | Video

In placeholder meeting, ECB hopes to instil confidence

09 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Wednesday, taking its time to evaluate whether its most recent stimulus cocktail is enough to arrest a rapid decline in sentiment.

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