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As growth risks recede, ECB should move toward the exit: Vasiliauskas

05 Dec 2018

FRANKFURT Growth risks for the euro zone receded in recent weeks, so the European Central Bank should not backtrack on its plans to dial back stimulus, Governing Council member Vitas Vasiliauskas said.

Exclusive: ECB policymakers debate new ways out of easy money - sources

05 Dec 2018

FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are debating ways to wean the euro zone off years of easy money, floating ideas such as a new kind of multi-year loans and staggered increases in interest rates, sources told Reuters.

RPT-UPDATE 1-ECB policymakers leaning towards open reinvestment horizon

29 Nov 2018

* Reduction of reinvestment could be linked to economic factors

ECB policymakers leaning towards open reinvestment horizon

28 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are leaning towards making only nuanced changes to how the bank reinvests cash from maturing bonds, including keeping the duration of purchases open, four sources with direct knowledge of the discussion told Reuters.

ECB policymakers leaning towards open reinvestment horizon

28 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT, Nov 28 European Central Bank policymakers are leaning towards making only nuanced changes to how the bank reinvests cash from maturing bonds, including keeping the purchases open-ended, four sources with direct knowledge of the discussion told Reuters.

ECB chief economist dashes hopes of imminent cash injection for banks

22 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank's chief economist dashed hopes on Thursday that it was about to launch a new cash injection to alleviate the pressure on struggling lenders in countries such as Italy.

ECB must clean up banks or see union collapse: incoming top watchdog

20 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank must complete a clean-up of the euro zone's banking sector if it is to survive the next financial crisis, the ECB's incoming top watchdog Andrea Enria said on Tuesday.

ECB can change rate path if inflation slows - Draghi

16 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank can change its plans to start raising interest rates late next year if borrowing costs rise too far or inflation slows, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Friday. | Video

Euro zone's investment banking trio faces 11 billion euro question as ECB raises bar

13 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT The euro zone's top three investment banks are facing an 11 billion euro (9.57 billion pounds) question from their supervisor.

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