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ECB stays on course to curb stimulus even as growth risks rise

13 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank kept policy unchanged as expected on Thursday, staying on track to end bond purchases this year and raise interest rates next autumn, even as it warned that risks from protectionism were gaining prominence. | Video

ECB to stay on course to curb stimulus even with wobbly growth

12 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT, Sept 13 The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy unaltered on Thursday, making only nuanced changes to its guidance to stay on course to end bond purchases this year and raise interest rates next autumn.

A decade after Lehman, Europe remains on economic crutches

10 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the global financial crisis, much of the industrialized world has yet to fully recover and this will be all too evident at the European Central Bank's policy meeting on Thursday.

Euro zone inflation eases, supporting ECB view

31 Aug 2018

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Euro zone inflation slowed this month, supporting the European Central Bank's assessment that a recent spike may only temporary as, despite years of monetary stimulus, underlying price pressures remain weak.

ECB hawk Weidmann sees chances dimming of succeeding Draghi

23 Aug 2018

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's Jens Weidmann is seeing his prospects of becoming European Central Bank president fade, amid signs that trade issues handled in Brussels are eclipsing Berlin's concerns about securing its man to steer monetary policy.

ECB hawk Weidmann sees chances dimming of succeeding Draghi

23 Aug 2018

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's Jens Weidmann is seeing his prospects of becoming European Central Bank president fade, amid signs that trade issues handled in Brussels are eclipsing Berlin's concerns about securing its man to steer monetary policy.

Euro zone banks hammered for Turkish exposure

10 Aug 2018

FRANKFURT Investors dumped euro zone bank shares on Friday on concerns about their exposure to Turkey, as the lira fell to yet another record low with a defiant government showing few signs it is ready to take decisive steps to stabilise the currency.

ECB's Draghi backs expectations for late 2019 rate hike

28 Jul 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank's president backed investor expectations for a rate hike in October 2019, saying on Thursday the risks from an unpredictable global trade conflict did not warrant any deviation from its plan now. | Video

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