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Balazs Koranyi

ECB to go all the way on stimulus even as economy recovers, Lagarde says

16 Jul 2020

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will use its stimulus firepower fully even as the euro zone economy shows some signs of rebounding from its pandemic-induced recession, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.

ECB to take pause even as pandemic worries rise

15 Jul 2020

FRANKFURT, July 16 Taking a pause after a series of extraordinary moves, the European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Thursday, scrutinizing instead the effectiveness and any unwanted side-effects of its crisis-fighting measures.

Bulgaria, Croatia take vital step to joining euro

10 Jul 2020

FRANKFURT Bulgaria and Croatia have been accepted into ERM-2 mechanism, a mandatory stage for joining the euro and beginning the currency bloc's first expansion in half a decade, the European Central Bank said on Friday.

EZB-Chefökonom Lane signalisiert Geldpolitik-Pause

02 Jul 2020

Frankfurt Die EZB wird nach den massiven Stützungsschritten zur Eindämmung der Corona-Krise womöglich zunächst einmal ihre Füße still halten.

ECB's Lane signals policy pause as markets stabilise

01 Jul 2020

FRANKFURT European Central Bank chief economist Philip Lane signalled a pause in policy action, arguing that a rebound is underway, markets have stabilized but that many months will be needed before there is clarity over the shape of the recovery.

ECB to release documents to defuse German court challenge

24 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank agreed to give vital documents to German authorities to prove the proportionality of ECB policies, two sources said, in a step to defuse a challenge threatening to undermine its powers to keep the euro zone together.

ECB nemesis Kerber says new scheme may be forbidden aid to debtors

05 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank's new plans to buy massive amounts of government bonds with near total discretion may break a legal ban on bankrolling governments, Markus Kerber, the German academic behind the ECB's biggest court setback, said on Friday.

ECB gives another shot of stimulus as economy reels

04 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank approved a bigger-than-expected expansion of its stimulus package on Thursday to prop up an economy plunged by the coronavirus pandemic into its worst recession since World War Two. | Video

EZB macht im Kampf gegen Rezession 1,35 Billionen Euro locker

04 Jun 2020

Frankfurt/Berlin Angesichts einer drohenden Rekord-Rezession in der Euro-Zone weitet die EZB ihr Notfallprogramm gegen die Folgen der Corona-Pandemie kräftig aus.

ECB prepares more aid for virus-stricken euro zone

03 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT, June 4 The European Central Bank is certain to give the ailing euro zone economy another shot in the arm and the only question is the timing, with arguments split between a move on Thursday and holding out until July.

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