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RPT--ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash: sources

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB would rather pay banks to lend than cut charge on idle cash - sources

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB leaning towards rewarding banks who lend, sceptical on tiered rate: sources

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, April 11 European Central Bank policymakers are increasingly leaning towards rewarding banks for lending to households and businesses but are mostly sceptical about giving lenders a reprieve from a charge on their idle cash, four sources told Reuters.

ECB's Draghi whets investor appetite for more action

10 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - ECB President Mario Draghi raised the prospect of more support for the struggling euro zone economy on Wednesday if its slowdown persisted, saying the central bank had "plenty of instruments" with which to react. | Video

In placeholder meeting, ECB hopes to instil confidence

09 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT Reuters) - The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Wednesday, taking its time to evaluate whether its most recent stimulus cocktail is enough to arrest a rapid decline in sentiment.

In placeholder meeting, ECB hopes to instil confidence

09 Apr 2019

FRANKFURT, April 10 Reuters) - The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy on hold on Wednesday, taking its time to evaluate whether its most recent stimulus cocktail is enough to arrest a rapid decline in sentiment.

EZB will Banken im Zinstief entlasten

27 Mar 2019

Frankfurt/Brüssel Die EZB erwägt Erleichterungen für die unter der jahrelangen Tiefzinsphase ächzenden Banken.

ECB can delay rate hike again, mitigate negative rates if needed - Draghi

27 Mar 2019

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank could further delay an interest rate hike and may look at measures to mitigate the side-effects of negative interest rates, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday, warning that risks to growth were on the rise. | Video

Exclusive: ECB will tailor new loans to reduce demand, sources say

12 Mar 2019

FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers want to reduce banks' reliance on central bank cash and will tailor a fresh loan facility to curb appetite, four sources familiar with the discussion have told Reuters.

ECB policymakers to tailor new loans to reduce demand: sources

12 Mar 2019

FRANKFURT, March 12 European Central Bank policymakers are keen to reduce banks' reliance on central bank cash and will tailor a fresh loan facility to curb appetite, four sources familiar with the discussion have told Reuters.

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