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ECB hawks demand revolution from new president Lagarde

6:38pm BST

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK Two outspoken skeptics of the European Central Bank's stimulus policy on Wednesday demanded a radical rethink of the ECB's strategy under incoming President Christine Lagarde.

ECB has one year of German debt to buy before limits, sources say

11 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank can buy just over one year's worth of German bonds under its new asset-purchase program and must bend its own rules to keep the scheme running longer, risking fresh internal and legal conflict, two sources familiar with the process said.

ECB minutes show deep rift over policy as Draghi era closes

10 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers were deeply divided last month over reviving bond purchases, according to minutes of their meeting that show a rift within the euro zone's most important institution deepening ahead of a change of leadership.

Fed can keep rates on hold for now, raise them later: Evans

01 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT The Federal Reserve has set monetary policy to where it can deliver on its 2% inflation goal and there is scope to raise rates slightly over the next few years if the economy continues to grow, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Tuesday.

Fed should stand pat on rates, let inflation rise: Evans

01 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT After lowering U.S. interest rates twice this year, the Federal Reserve has reset monetary policy to where it can deliver on its 2% inflation goal despite risks to the economic outlook, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Tuesday.

Draghi ties Lagarde's hands with promise of indefinite stimulus

12 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledged indefinite stimulus on Thursday to revive an ailing euro zone economy, tying the hands of his successor for years to come and sparking an immediate conflict with U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on to prop up ailing economy

11 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs.

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on to prop up ailing economy

11 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT, Sept 12 The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs.

ECB projections to show future growth barely above 1% - sources

11 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will cut some of its growth forecasts at its meeting on Thursday and its projections will also show only a modest rise in underlying and headline inflation in the coming years, two sources familiar with the matter said.

In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together

11 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/TOKYO/FRANKFURT The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression.

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