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Balazs Koranyi

Just a growth wobble or the beginning of the end?

09 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT Two of the world's biggest economies probably shrank last quarter, further proof that global growth is now past its peak and the risk of a downturn is rising.

Italy's Enria wins race to head ECB banking watchdog

07 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT Italian Andrea Enria was picked on Wednesday to head the European Central Bank's supervisory arm, overseeing a bloated, 21 trillion euro banking sector still troubled by a legacy of bad debt from the euro zone's financial crisis.

In race for ECB banks' supervision job, Enria closes gap with Donnery - sources

05 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT The race to take over the European Central Bank's supervision arm has become a dead heat as southern European countries appear to be lining up behind an Italian candidate, four sources familiar with the process said.

Don't look for more cheap ECB loans just yet: sources

02 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT A new round of cheap European Central Bank loans is not imminent as policymakers see little need to pump more cash into the banking system at a time when lending and inflation are picking up, three sources close to the matter told Reuters.

No turning back for ECB on end to bond purchases

01 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT No viable argument remains for the European Central Bank to backtrack on its plan to end quantitative easing in December, even if euro zone growth fails to rebound after a dismal third quarter.

Euro zone inflation rise vindicates ECB stimulus curb

31 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Euro zone inflation accelerated last month, providing further rationale for the European Central Bank's decision to dial back stimulus even as growth is slowing more sharply than most had forecast.

UPDATE 1-Euro zone inflation rise vindicates ECB stimulus curb

31 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT, Oct 31 Euro zone inflation accelerated last month, providing further rationale for the European Central Bank's decision to dial back stimulus even as growth is slowing more sharply than most had forecast.

ECB sticks to stimulus exit, plays down 'bunch of uncertainties'

25 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank stuck to plans on Thursday to claw back unprecedented stimulus, even as the growth outlook continues to darken and political turmoil in Italy looms large over the currency bloc. | Video

If Italy wants ECB help, it needs a bailout first: Draghi

25 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT Italy would need to secure a bailout from the European Union if it is to receive any help from the European Central Bank to bring down its borrowing costs on financial markets, the ECB's President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.

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